An ideal neighborhood for a stroll, the North End sports a distinct character that combines Italian heritage and a traditional New England setting rich in history and atmosphere. The old-school, red brick buildings yield gastronomic treasures around seemingly every corner; small cafes, bakeries, and pastry shops border fine dining destinations. But the neighborhood holds several non-edible treasures as well. Once you’ve had your fill of New England’s most famous Italian neighborhood, check out our guides to the best restaurants in Boston, best live music in Boston, and best museums in Boston.
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