Back Bay Photo Tour

Back Bay transformed from a swampy area into Boston's cosmopolitan hub. Copley Square is now home to the city's iconic architectural landmarks while Commonwealth Avenue is lined with grand 19th century brownstones. Learn how to see the limitless photo opportunities in Back Bay from a creative angle: the eclectic architectural styles of the magnificent Boston Public Library and Trinity Church, the many different reflections on the former John Hancock Tower, abstract details of statues, colorful flowers, fountains, the elegance of the French-inspired residential area and much more. Historical commentary on each of the iconic landmarks are also provided throughout the tour.

Adults: $40 | Youth: (10-17): $20(with paying adult) All ages and skill levels welcome. Advance reservations required. Space is limited for a more personalized experience. (For private, customized or group tours (with or without photo tips), please call (617) 851-2273 or email

The PhotoWalks Guide to Successful Photography is included in the tour price. This e-booklet provides valuable information on maximizing your photography skills and user-friendly explanations of camera settings.

Schedule: Sunday @ 10:00am and occasional Fridays. **Tour dates/time subject to change on occasion. Please check the calendar for accuracy.

Duration: 90 minutes

Back Bay Photo Walking Tour Boston MA

Meeting Point: Bronze sculpture located near the front entrance of the Boston Public Library on Dartmouth Street in Copley Square.

Train stop: Copley (green line) or Back Bay (orange line)



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