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Beacon Hill History, Architecture + Photo Walking Tour Boston(Small Group)

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Beacon Hill History, Architecture + Photo Walking Tour Boston(Small Group)

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Overview

Explore Boston’s Beacon Hill on a walking tour that provides plenty of fascinating historical commentary of a neighborhood full of historic charm and architecture as well as creative photo tips. Capture amazing pictures with your smartphone or camera. One of the highlights is Acorn Street, the most photographed street in Boston.
  • Beacon Hill History + Photo Tour
  • Picturesque streets
  • 19th-century architecture
  • Hidden gems off-the-beaten path
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Professional Tour Guide
Small Group Tour
Fascinating historical commentary
Creative photography tips to capture amazing pictures with your camera or smartphone
Gratuities
34 Beacon St , 34 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108, USA

Meeting Point: on the corner of Beacon + Joy Streets Train Stop: Park Street (Green or Red Line). Turn left upon exiting the subway. Walk to the top of the hill towards the MA State House and take left onto Beacon Street.

10:15 AM
Acorn Street , Acorn St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • OPERATED BY PhotoWalks
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Beacon Hill History, Architecture + Photo Walking Tour Boston(Small Group)?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
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Owner gives the tour, she communicates her passion for her work.
MARK_A
, Dec 2021
Her photo tips provided a cool bonus. Her knowledge of neighborhood was apparent. A walking history lesson with great photo opps.
icon Response from Host , Dec 2021
Thank you so much for the 5-star review and sharing your PhotoWalks tour experience. I'm glad you enjoyed learning about Beacon Hill's fascinating neighborhood history. I hope the photo tips will help you capture great pictures for many years to come. All the best...Saba
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Informative and Enjoyable Beacon Hill Tour
Joan_W
, Oct 2021
Had a fun experience with our guide Saba. In 1.5 hours we learned the history of Beacon Hill area and found out interesting facts about various homes. Saba also shared photo tips on angles, composition and anchoring of photos. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Thank you so much for the 5-star review and sharing your experience on the PhotoWalks Beacon Hill tour, Joan. I'm so glad you learned a lot about the charming, historic neighborhood. We had such great weather that day and it made the tour extra special. Hope to see you both again on your next visit to Boston. All the best...Saba
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Exquisite
Gary_E
, Oct 2021
What a wonderful walking tour with the vibrant and exquisite Saba. We had a beautiful day walking through Beacon Hill learning the history and how to take pictures from this enthusiastic and inspiring guide. It was the best walking tour we have taken in a very long time and recommend it highly. Don’t miss it!
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Thank you so much for your kind words, compliments and writing a great review. I'm so happy both of you thoroughly enjoyed the PhotoWalks Beacon Hill tour and that it was a memorable experience on your trip to Boston. You now have newfound skills to take amazing trips for your future travels! All the best, Saba
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A marvelous activity for history buffs and photo enthusiasts
Lisa_D
, Sep 2021
Fabulous tour full of information on several topics. Saba is a great tour guide and a very knowledgeable instructor. I am very happy with the results.
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Amazing
Mark_A
, Jul 2021
Our guide Saba was amazing, so informative and such a great photography teacher. I can not believe how much I learnt about Beacon Hill and how to capture unique shots.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2021
Many thanks for the great review, Mark. I sincerely appreciate your kind words. I'm so happy you learned a lot about Beacon Hill's history and how to take creative pictures as we explored this charming 19th-century neighborhood. Hope to see you all on another PhotoWalks tour on your next visit to Boston! All the best, Saba
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Such a fun way to explore a city!
Rebecca
, Nov 2020
We had an AMAZING time on this tour!! Saba is an incredible guide, and we not only learned about the history of Beacon Hill, but also how to take beautiful photos! She shared tips for how to get the best angle and perspective on the iPhone - definitely no experience necessary and you'll leave with gorgeous photos to remember your tour. HIGHLY RECOMMEND for those who want a fun and interesting way to explore a city.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2020
Thank you for the great review, Rebecca! It was wonderful to see you and your friends capture great photos of Beacon Hill as we walked along its picturesque streets. Glad you enjoyed the historical commentary and had a memorable experience in Boston! All the best...Saba
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The snow!!
Bonnie_B
, Nov 2020
It was just a magical experience! It had snowed 4.3 inches so trees were covered but roads overall cleared. We learned so much about angles and form with our phone camera. The homes are not to be missed! Halloween was the perfect tone to see beautiful decorations!! Great job!!!!
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Very nice
Lana Z
, Aug 2018
We enjoyed this tour. Saba took us to see the houses and streets of this very beautiful expensive neighborhood that we wouldn't see on our own. We also appreciated the history and fun facts. We wished it could be longer, the time just flew. However, as far as the photography goes, maybe it's good for the beginners, but if you are intermediate or advanced, it is not a photography class, where you will learn something new.
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Saba was an amazing guide. The tour...
Mattheos K
, Nov 2017
Saba was an amazing guide. The tour was on a freezing Saturday morning. Despite the bad weather, Saba didn't hesitate to take me all over Beacon Hill and not only narrate the history of the different buildings but also teach me how to take interesting photographs. I strongly recommend this tour.
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Saba is fantastic, she went out of...
Sandra H
, Jan 2017
Saba is fantastic, she went out of he way to accommodate our needs and took the tour with us even while it was snowing because we couldn't go at any other time, she made some great suggestions for shots, took us through a lovely area that she knows well, and is generally just a lovely person to spend time with. We would absolutely recommend this tour to anyone who enjoys photography
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