Back Bay Architecture Tour

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Back Bay Architecture Tour

Discover Boston on a photo walking tour and learn how to see creatively. Capture pictures of Copley Square’s iconic architectural landmarks as well as the scenic locations in an exclusive 19th-century neighborhood.

We’ll explore the grand interior of the Boston Public Library, its Roman-inspired courtyard and the charming, picturesque residential area with a French vibe. Some of your pictures will look like they were taken in Europe.

The eye-opening photography tips will inspire you to capture images in ways you might not have considered before. Increase your photography skills using your camera or smartphone. Find out why this is one of the best walking tours in Boston!

(*On Fridays from July – October, we’ll also capture the colorful, vibrant scenes of the Farmer’s Market in Copley Square.)

  • Chevron down Learn how to:
    • Explore Back Bay from a different angle using your camera or smartphone 
    • Recognize different architectural styles and photograph their uniqueness
    • Become a better observer of the details in our surroundings
    • Discover what makes a PhotoWalks tour an eye-opening experience!
  • Chevron down Highlights + Iconic Landmarks
    • Boston Public Library
    • Trinity Church
    • Old South Church
    • Former John Hancock Tower
    • Grand French-inspired 19th-century residences along Commonwealth Ave.
    • Marlborough St.
    • And much more!
  • Chevron down Meeting point
  • Statue holding a ball – near the outside entrance of the Boston Public Library on Dartmouth St.

  • Chevron down Train stop
    • Copley (Green Line) or Back Bay (Orange Line)