By staying at accommodations near Boston University, you can easily get out and discover the nearby points of interest that make the city famous.
This fairly compact area has a rich history and internationally famous sites. Iconic Faneuil Hall has roots in colonial times, and Massachusetts State House is well worth seeing for the architecture. Of course, the area also has excellent shopping, with great boutiques and markets to browse.
Boston University students love to come here for superb food and cultural experiences. Join a walking tour or just wander by yourself and marvel at the historic Chinatown Gate and Edward Wong Square. This quarter always makes for an interesting visit, but is especially vibrant around Chinese New Year.
Right by the university is the Fenway-Kenmore neigborhood, which is home to the Boston Red Sox home field, Fenway Park. You can also get your fill of culture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Symphony Orchestra, and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in the district, and if that's not enough, the Massachusetts Historical Society can fill you in on the state's fascinating past.
Boston University students love to get away from the bustle of the city in this tranquil neighborhood. Go walking or cycling by gorgeous Jamaica Pond, and wander through hundreds of acres of trees at Arnold Arboretum. Take the free Samuel Adams Brewery Tour and enjoy tastings and grab a coffee at one of the excellent local cafés.