Boston a memorable city
From the days of fight against the English Crown by the colonies leading to the emergence of United States of America, Boston has been in the forefront of American life, economy and politics. Today it is a great city with fine tourist attractions, besides being one of the great educational centres in the States. The tenacity with which people worked throughout nineteenth century to clear the marshy lands, levelling the ground and systematically developing a city needs to be commended. The result is today’s physical and economic growth of Boston with its great attractions. The demographic character of the city indicates its cosmopolitan nature.
Boston attracts tourists from within the States and from all over the world. It has been acclaimed as a great cultural centre. There are fine opera houses, theatres, concert halls and round the year cultural activities. Cutler Majestic Theatre and Boston Opera House are two prominent names that come to mind when you think of the cultural contribution of Boston to humanity. Places like Symphony Hall cater to the classical music while there is no dearth of patronage to contemporary pop music either. Music and other cultural festivals are a dominant part in the lives of the citizens. There are specific tourist attractions like New Year Eve Festival and similar get-togethers.
The number of educational institutions, particularly in the filed of technology and bio technology in the recent decades are renowned throughout the world. As a higher centre of learning, the city attracts from remote parts of the States thousands of students. This has led it have a number of industrial hubs, followed by many first-rate financial services. Mention may also be made of the unique place Boston had in the print media. Even in the current age of television and cable mediums, newspapers, magazines and scholarly journals from Boston were sought after by the educational elite throughout the land.
It may not be out of place to mention the special role the city has in games and sports. Baseball, Soccer, basket ball, Hockey, Soft-ball are all played at club level and Boston has its own stamp in the national scenario of games.
Tourists are treated to a delight called Duck Tour where trekking and cruising in sea are offered to see places of great interest. The city has an arrangement whereby mini vehicles take tourists to all important tourist places, satisfying the curiosity of the urge to see new things and learn from travelling. New England Aquarium is a major attraction as it houses varied sea creatures! The National Historic Park and Boston Public Library are two contrasting centres, one for studying nature, the other an intellectual delight for the reading public. Both have painstakingly built up to satiate the appetite of human thirst for nature and acquired knowledge. Bull and Finch Pub and Franklin Park zoo also must be added to your list of places which must be covered during the trip to Boston.
Radison Hotel, Hilton Boston Backbay, The Liberty Hotel are but a handful of the hundreds of hotels where the tourist can comfortably lodge himself. From Star hotels and extra ordinary luxuries to the requirements of even middle class tourists, there are literally plenty of places to rest and relax.