Symphony Hall is a gorgeous structure that has been home to the Boston Symphony Orchestra for over a century (the symphony has been playing for over 132 years). The hall is a U.S. National Historic Landmark and is among the top three concert halls in the world (and best in the United States) in terms of acoustics.
The hall features sixteen replicas of Green and Roman statues, but the real star is the Symphony Hall organ, a 4,800-pipe organ that is a sight to behold. The Boston Symphony Association of Volunteers offers free tours during the symphony season that will take you behind the scenes and tell you about the history and traditions of the orchestra and the building that it calls home.
Norman B. Leventhal Park packs plenty into a mere 1.7 acres. Set atop a parking garage, this pocket... Read more