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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/mykaulChristmas lights in the streets
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Marian StantonChristmas sail
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Holly LaddWalk along the harbor
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Eric KilbyQuincy Market tree and Custom House tower
ZooLights at Stone Zoo
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Tom MaglieryCopley Place ornaments
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/wburHouse in Jamaica Plain festooned with Christmas lights
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/bettlebroxBoston sunset
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/ephemeramaDowntown Christmas tree lighting
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/LesleeFaneuil Hall Christmas concert
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Ralph MazitschekTrinity Church Christmas
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Peter EimonBoston Christmas lights
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/masstravelWindow shopping along Newbury Street

Photos of Boston looking gorgeous during the holidays

Boston knows how to get dolled up for the season. Here are our favorite looks from Christmas past and present.

By Time Out editors

Boston is stunning at all times of the year (yes, even during a polar vortex), but Christmastime really takes the cake. From Faneuil Hall to Rose Kennedy Greenway, these wondrous snapshots are proof that the city is brimming with holiday cheer. 

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