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Dorchester


Experience Dorchester.

Get to know the vibrant, inclusive, and diverse neighborhood of Dorchester! From Upham's Corner to Ashmont, Fields Corner to Four Corners, Dorchester offers bustling commercial districts alongside public parks, beautiful murals, and ethnic cuisine, including some of the best Vietnamese and Caribbean food in Boston.

Dorchester is a historic neighborhood of over 6 square miles. The town was founded by Puritans who emigrated from Dorchester, England in 1630. Boston's largest neighborhood by far, is today sometimes nicknamed "Dot" by its residents. 

Explore Dorchester, Boston's largest and oldest neighborhood and home to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & MuseumFranklin Park Zoo, the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the US  Senate and Commonwealth Museum. Delicious restaurants such as 224 Boston Street Restaurant, dbar, and the Freeport Tavern also call Dorchester home.

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Franklin Park Zoo

Franklin Park Zoo, a 72-acre site nestled within Boston's historic Franklin Park, is operated and...

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum

The JFK Library is temporarily closed due to ongoing public health and safey concerns. Step back...

Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate

The Kennedy Institute is open for pre-booked tours and programs. Visit the Institute Experience...

Commonwealth Museum

The Commonwealth Museum brings history alive through exhibits and educational programs. Changing...

dbar

dbar is Dorchester's premiere destination for fine dining, delicious cocktails and exciting...

Venezia Waterfront Restaurant & Banquet Facility

Fine European cuisine and attentive, professional servers await your arrival. Venezia Waterfront...

Comfort Inn Boston

A 132-room hotel offering complimentary continental breakfast, shuttle service to subway stations...

DoubleTree by Hilton Boston Bayside

The DoubleTree by Hilton Boston Bayside is Boston's premier choice for hotel accommodations. Located...

Ramada Boston

The Ramada Boston offers a unique combination of lodging, dining and family entertainment....

University of Massachusetts Boston - Conference and Event Services

Residence Hall Summer Housing UMass Boston is pleased to offer comfortable, convenient, and...

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Boston Neighborhoods Blog: Jamaica Plain, Roxbury & Dorchester

Jamaica Plain

Boston is a city of neighborhoods, where currents of cross-cultural communities, ethnic dining, eclectic villages and a diverse populace intermingle to make the city a confluence of cosmopolitan and multicultural exchange.  In today’s blog, we’d like to introduce you to three neighborhoods just to the west and south of the city center: Jamaica PlainRoxbury and Dorchester.

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