Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Faneuil Hall Marketplace near The Godfrey Boston Hotel

This bustling indoor-outdoor market opened as a market for merchants, fishermen and vendors in 1743 and was the site of impassioned speeches by Samuel Adams, James Otis, and others encouraging independence from Great Britain. Today, it’s one of the country’s most famous marketplaces with over 100 shops, 14 restaurants, 40 food vendor stalls and plenty of great live entertainment by street buskers.