Boston Public Garden

Top 1% of attractions in Boston
8 / 10

12 expert reviews

“The central feature of the Public Garden is its irregularly shaped pond, intended to appear, from any vantage point along its banks, much larger than its nearly 4 acres.”

– Fodor's

Concierge Concierge
"It's one of America's most scenic public places."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"Adjoining Boston Common, the 24-acre Public Garden provides an inviting oasis of bountiful flowers and shady trees." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"The first recognized public botanical garden in America evokes a sense of Victorian style in the 21st century." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"Today it's a popular retreat, charming visitors with lush plantings, footpaths, statuary and the beloved swan boats." Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"Boston's Public Garden is beautiful in every season. Winter provides a special opportunity to view its structural elements highlighted by a dusting of snow." Full review
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