Including Visits to Harvard and Radcliff Yards
Your experienced guide will escort you on the Red Line Subway to the hustle and bustle of Harvard Square, Cambridge on the other side of the Charles River, where we'll listen to the street musicians and watch the chess matches in action. We'll tour Harvard Yard, the birthplace of America's first college, and Radcliff College, the early "female version" of Harvard from the 19th century.
• Harvard Yard and Radcliff Yard
• Brattle Street ("Tory Row")
• The "Old Burial Place "
• Longfellow's Mansion
• "The Square" itself - street entertainers, chess games, the "buzz"
We'll take you on America 's first subway from Boston Common to the hustle and bustle of Harvard Square in Cambridge on the "other side' of the Charles River. Tour will include Harvard Yard and Radcliff Yard, Brattle Street ("Tory Row"), The "Old Burial Place", Longfellow's Mansion. And then return to Downtown Boston.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Outside the Park Street "T" Station on Boston Common at the corner of Park and Tremont Streets.
We can make arrangement for a different location when you book the tour.
End location: The default location is Park street "T" Station, but we can make arrangement for a different location when you book the tour.
Duration: 2 hours
Give or take.
This is a walking tour, supplemented by subway to and from Cambridge.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
5 USD - For Water and Snacks as needed