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Harvard Bridge

Bridge and Road
MIT, Boston
  • Harvard University
    "364.4 Smoots"(2 Tips)
    Jordi L.
    "nice views to the skyline and the Charles river."(2 Tips)
    Senator John B.
    "... spots in the entire city of Boston."(2 Tips)
    thian S.
    "picturesque spots in the entire city"(2 Tips)
27 Tips and reviews
  • scenic views
  • smoot
  • charles river
  • entire city of boston
  • fireworks
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  • A S.
    A S1 week ago
    View the sailboats doing their dance between Cambridge and Boston!
  • Jordi L.
    Jordi LlobetSeptember 1
    Nice walk from Cambridge to Boston (or reverse) with nice views to the skyline and the Charles river. Good place for a run too.
  • The Ritz-Carlton
    The best photo of Cambridge’s skyline can be taken from the Boston side of the MIT Bridge.
  • Alexandre C.
    Alexandre CurielFebruary 28
    Named after the University of Harvard located nearby ;)
  • Enrico S.
    Enrico SJanuary 22
    Been here 10+ times
    Enjoy the view. Amazing at any time of the year.
  • AlohaKarina 🌺🌈🏄🏻🍹
    Fun to walk across with the family!
  • Richard L.
    Richard LaskeyJuly 14, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Safest areas to take a break when you're on the bridge are by the lamp posts. Watch for passing runners, bikers, etc.
  • Annie K.
    Annie KozakJune 28, 2013
    A lot of SUPER hot guys jog on this bridge. Eye candy!!!
  • Brandon T.
    Brandon TApril 25, 2013
    Why is it called Harvard bridge when it's like a block away from MIT?
  • Morgan L.
    Morgan LintonDecember 5, 2012
    It gets very windy on the bridge, a winter hat will make a huge difference when it's cold!
  • Nick
    NickSeptember 24, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    If you see a biker riding on the sidewalk, kindly body check them into the Charles (or refer them to the clearly marked bike lane a few feet away)
  • Social N.
    Social News NetworkJune 23, 2012
    My favorite view in all of Boston. A walk along this bridge connecting Cambridge and Boston gives you a panoramic view worthy of a postcard. Love the view at night when everything is all lit up.
  • Tina B.
    Tina BradfordMay 13, 2012
    Splendid view for a run.
  • BU Sailing
    BU SailingApril 10, 2012
    You can see our boats from the Harvard Bridge!
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithMarch 28, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    If you are driving, be aware of bikers that may be on the road with you; this is a popular place for our two-wheeled friends.
  • Ryan W.
    Ryan WhiteOctober 22, 2011
    Halfway to hell
  • Harvard University
    Harvard UniversityOctober 12, 2011
    “Fair Harvard! we join in thy Jubilee throng,And with blessings surrender thee o’erBy these festival rites, from the age that is past,To the age that is waiting before.”Samuel Gilman A.B.1811
  • Charles M.
    Charles McNeillAugust 16, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    It's definitely the Mass Ave Bridge, whereas it's not near Harvard
  • Jonathan R.
    Jonathan Ragan-KelleyMarch 19, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Best view in Boston from the middle of the east side.
  • Emily M.
    Emily MunroeDecember 14, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    beautiful view.
  • baiq g.
    baiq gatiNovember 18, 2010
  • thian S.
    thian SingalAugust 20, 2010
    Stop and look around, particularly at night. You are in one of the most beautiful, picturesque spots in the entire city of Boston
  • Senator John B.
    Senator John BlutarskiAugust 16, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Stop and look around, particularly at night. You are in one of the most beautiful, picturesque spots in the entire city of Boston.
  • Harvard University
    Harvard UniversityJuly 26, 2010
    364.4 Smoots long, this bridge connects Cambridge and Boston is great for a jog or just to get a different view of the city. It was also once the site of some of Houdini’s famous escape tricks!
  • Jennifer C.
    Jennifer CorcoranJuly 6, 2010
    The most breathtaking view, by far, of Boston's July 4th Fireworks Spectacular can be enjoyed mid-river on the Harvard Bridge sidewalk. Arrive around 6:30 for a "front-row" spot--it gets crowded fast! Read more
  • Eric B.
    Eric BaxterJanuary 13, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Keep track of the Smoots!
  • Susie W.
    Susie WeeNovember 23, 2009
    Walk or jog a bridge loop on the Charles River.
  • Pavel V.
    Pavel VorontsovMay 12, 2013
    Живописнейшее место. Хорошо для романтической прогулки на закате.
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