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Top bookstore recommendations from locals

College Science Building
“A world renowned university! Come see how some of the smarted students in the world live and learn. Maybe some of it will rub off on you and help you with your studies.”
  • 209 locals recommend
Park
“Boston Common/Public Garden was created in 1634 and has 80 species of plant. There are places for lunch, picnic and beautiful sight seeing.”
  • 225 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Tons of fun and a solid indoor activity! Can't beat the Mugar Omni Theater!”
  • 162 locals recommend
Garden
“Right next to Boston Common lives the Public Gardens. Beautifully landscaped and well manicured, the gardens attract locals and visitors all year round. Stop by the "Make way for ducklings" statue and take a ride on the swan boats. Make sure to see the Washington statue before you head on your way. Its a beautiful way to spend the morning in Boston. ”
  • 180 locals recommend
University
“MIT is a world class university and attracts students, scholars and visitors from around the globe. Beautiful campus and lively event calendar!”
  • 120 locals recommend
Plaza
“This is a great area with tons of hustle and bustle in the Cambridge area. They have all different kinds of food options from Indian, chinese, Vietnamese, to all American pubs and more. A food scene for the eclectic tongue! I recommend the Beat Brasserie on Brattle street for dinner and a show (live music)!”
  • 124 locals recommend
Pier
“The Charles River Esplanade of Boston, Massachusetts, is a state-owned park situated in the Back Bay area of the city, on the south bank of the Charles River Basin. ”
  • 106 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“The quintessential Cambridge experience. Life Alive has always been here providing exceptionally fresh and healthy salads, bowls and smoothies. Entirely vegetarian with many vegan offerings, you will find this is a very popular local place for breakfast, lunch and even dinner.”
  • 127 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Harvard Art Museum is not the size of the Museum of Fine Arts or Gardner Museum in Boston (both of which are amazing), but has a very impressive collection, is housed in a gorgeous, recently gut-renovated building, and is large enough that you undoubtedly will be unable to see the whole thing in one visit. There is also currently (through July 28) a special exhibit called The Bauhaus and Harvard that is quite good and showcases the University’s Bauhaus collection, which is the largest in the world outside of Germany.”
  • 80 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“This is a big shopping mall very near by. Lots of chain stores, Apple store, Best Buy, Macy's.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“A newly opened outlet shopping area with many well-known brands. There's also a AMC movie theater! ”
  • 87 locals recommend
Rock Club
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“The Middle East has been an anchor of Central Square for decades. While it sounds like a single venue - it is actually 3 distinct music venues: Middle East Corner (free live music), Middle East Downstairs (larger music venue with covers between $10-20), Middle East Upstairs (more acoustic type acts with small cover).”
  • 76 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Wonderful intimate museum with a hand-pulled glass botany exhibit that will blow your mind, minerals exhibited in beautiful wood and glass display cases, a variety of dinosaur, bird and animal exhibits. ”
  • 74 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“If you need to get to the movies, it's close! And located in lively Davis Square.”
  • 98 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Oleana is the best Mediterranean food in Cambridge and possibly all of Massachusetts. In the summer, their garden is a magical place to enjoy a fantastic meal. Great for special occasions or those who appreciate sampling the high-end food scene.”
  • 79 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Restaurant
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“Korean grocery chain offering wide range of Asian groceries. The front of a store is a food court selling sushi, curry, and baked goods.”
  • 65 locals recommend