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Each year more than 12 million people visit the city of Boston, which makes it the hub of New England’s tourism industry. Known for its history, cultural offerings, and world-class sporting facilities, visitors to Boston, Massachusetts, suffer no shortage of things to do. A simple stroll around the city to the sites is worth the trip itself, with the juxtaposition of modern skyscrapers standing starkly by historic buildings that have been there for centuries. Boston is one of America’s oldest cities and because of that the atmosphere is uniquely European. Dubbed "The Cradle of Liberty" due to its role in the American Revolution, Boston still has streets made of cobblestone and gas-lamps the light the streets in many neighborhoods. That said, Boston has also developed a progressive culture featuring an ample selection of culinary hotspots as well as a thriving nightlife for visitors and locals to enjoy. Each of the neighborhoods in the city of Boston has its own distinct personality. The South End is a diverse area with ton of cute bistros and art galleries, while the North End is home to a bevy of Italian restaurants and summer festivals. Beacon is a combination of upscale and old world, and the waterfront in Boston is home to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, which is the ideal place for visitors to take some snapshots and purchase souvenirs. Visitors looking to escape the crime and other trappings of the city will love a trip to the suburban neighborhood of Jamaica Plain nestled in the heart of the Boston. From picnicking at Jamaica Pond to a scenic tour through the botanical gardens at Arnold Arboretum, it is the perfect place to relax while on vacation.