PLACES TO SEE
01_ Don’t leave without seeing Boston Common, the U.S.’s oldest city park. Discover the lake in a Swan Boat and glide under the world’s shortest suspension bridge.
02_If your visit falls in winter, the city’s scores of museums and galleries will be your refuge. The Museum of Fine Arts, the Harvard Art Museum, the Museum of Science and the Institute of Contemporary Art, to name just a few.
You’ll find outstanding books in the bookshops on historic Harvard Square and enjoy a first-class shopping experience on Charles Street, which starts on the north side of Boston Common.
Boston is one of the the U.S.’s most popular student cities with educational institutions like Harvard, M.I.T. and Boston University.
You’ll love the seafood caught on the New England coast. Cod, sea scallops and Boston baked beans are must-tries.
THINGS TO DO
01_ The best way to see the city’s signature sights and listen to its history is to take a Boston Duck Tour and see the city from every angle thanks to the amphibious vehicle used.
02_Rent a bike and take a jaunt along the banks of the Charles River. You can make an abbreviated tour short by turning back at the bridges along the road from the Museum of Science to Watertown Square.
Exhibiting a continental climate with maritime influence, Boston is cold and snowy in winter and warm and rainy in summer.
WHERE IN THE WORLD
U.S. Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
Turkish Airlines has Istanbul-Boston flights daily except Fridays and Boston-Istanbul flights daily except Wednesdays.