When in Boston, do not miss out on its bevy of churches. Boston has a rich colonial history and has some of the best churches in America. So in case, you are in awe of history, and you like discovering the unsaid and untold, do make your way to these churches as they have a rich history. You can plan a group church tour to make the most of it. You can charter a private Boston group tour bus rental. However, to make things easy for you, here’s how you can plan a group tour to some of the sought after churches in Boston.
The Old North Church:
You cannot miss out on the Old North Church when in Boston. It has a rich history, and it’s worth a visit. Group tours are easier and more feasible, so you can visit the website of the church and make a large group tour reservation. Or, you can give a call on 617-523-6676. All you need to do is mention the name of your group, name the leader or the manager of your group, number of people in the group and your desired date of reservation. If you are lucky enough, your bookings will be done for the desired dates. There’s a touring option called go-behind-the-scene. This particular option helps you garner an in-depth knowledge of the church. You can climb the stairs of the Old North Steeple to the bell ringing chamber. Learn about the rich history of the steeple, which was toppled twice by the hurricane. You can walk between the 37 tombs which have been built under the Old North between 1732 and 1860. Learn about the crypts and its history etc. So, altogether the entire tour comes across as an enriching process and it indeed is.
Emmanuel Episcopal Church:
This can be called the hidden gem of Boston. It stands on a pre-revolutionary war fort called the Cumberland. It provides tunnel tours on every Saturday and Sunday without any prior reservation. So, do not miss out on these tours. The 15-mins long tour will take you down lanes rich in history. The tour includes a cursory view of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church and its architecture and mostly focuses on the tunnels which once served as a storage house for the food and also sheltered fleeing slaves.
Trinity Church Boston:
Trinity Church Boston has been designated as one of the ten important buildings of America by the American Institute of Architects. More than 70,000 people visit this building every year. The church offers free tours every Sunday. So you along with your group can come for this tour on a Sunday and make the most of it. These tours are conducted by expert volunteers. There’s a tour calendar as well. So, try to keep yourself updated with the calendar such that you don’t miss out on any important dates. The free tours start off at the Eagle Lectern and they end with the last prayer service in the morning. On the other days, you can book tickets for the tour. The church charges $10 per person.
Park Street Church:
Park Street Church was built in the year 1809. This church is known for its theological history. Also, it is known for its contribution to society on a larger spectrum. It has fought against slavery and supported women suffrage and has also promoted various reforms. This church should be on the top of your group tour list in Boston. You can visit the church’s website, to plan a group tour. There are various events all around the year, which will help you plan your tours accordingly. You must refer to its calendar for a better insight. There’s no one singular kind of a group tour as such, but then there are various events which are no less than group tours.