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.
 (Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/mykaul)
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/mykaulChristmas lights in the streets
 (Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Marian Stanton)
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Marian StantonChristmas sail
 (Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Holly Ladd)
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Holly LaddWalk along the harbor
 (Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Eric Kilby)
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Eric KilbyQuincy Market tree and Custom House tower
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ZooLights at Stone Zoo
 (Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Tom Magliery)
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Tom MaglieryCopley Place ornaments
 (Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/wbur)
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/wburHouse in Jamaica Plain festooned with Christmas lights
 (Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/bettlebrox)
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/bettlebroxBoston sunset
 (Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/ephemerama)
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/ephemeramaDowntown Christmas tree lighting
 (Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Leslee)
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/LesleeFaneuil Hall Christmas concert
 (Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Ralph Mazitschek)
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Ralph MazitschekTrinity Church Christmas
 (Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Peter Eimon)
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Peter EimonBoston Christmas lights
 (Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/masstravel)
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/masstravelWindow shopping along Newbury Street
By Time Out editors |
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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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