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St. Leonard's Church and Peace Garden, Boston

St. Leonard's Church and Peace Garden, Boston

Take the time to visit this unique church, run by Franciscan friars and with quite a bit of historic relevance! Lying at the heart of the North End since the 1870s, St. Leonard's is the first Roman Catholic establishment in New England and is known for housing St. Anthony's shrine, the oldest of its kind in Boston.

From the street, the lovely Peace Garden will draw you in. After looking around there, step into the upper church to see all of the colorful statues of saints that line the sides, the beautiful stations of the cross, as well as the frescos and stained glass. From an artistic perspective, regardless of faith (or lack thereof), St. Leonard's is definitely worth your time.

There is no entry fee, but the gift shop has plenty of ways to spend a few dollars.

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St. Leonard's Church and Peace Garden on Map

Sight Name: St. Leonard's Church and Peace Garden
Sight Location: Boston, USA
Sight Type: Religious
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