Beacon Hill is one of Boston's most historic neighborhoods. Federal-style row houses and gas lit streets with brick sidewalks provide that old world charm - making the neighborhood quite costly - and the Massachusetts State House presides at the hill's crest on 24 Beacon Street. Sites of interest include the Black Heritage Trail starting at the Boston African American National Historic Site located north of Boston Common.
Suffolk University and Suffolk University Law School are adjacent to the Massachusetts State House and the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. There are a few museums in Beacon Hill, among them are as follows: The headquarters of The Historic Society Of New England, The Nichols Museum, and The Museum of African American History.
There are quite a few national landmarks in Beacon Hill. The Robert Gould Shaw Memorial, The 5th Massachusetts Regiment Memorial, The Chester Harding House, The Harrison Gray Otis House, The Francis Parkman House are all notoriously viewed places in Beacon Hill. You can get to Beacon Hill via public transportation through the MBTA'S Park Street T Station, Bowdoin T Station (blue line) and Charles Street/Massachusetts General Hospital T Station (red line)
The most popular neighborhoods and streets are Louisburg Square which has a ton of greek revival townhouses. Acorn Street is a popular photograph opportunity location with cobblestone streets. Mt Vernon Street, Pinckney street, and Cambridge Street are also popular locations. There are a few religious buildings in Beacon hill. The Vilna Shul, a Jewish Orthodox synagogue, and the Unitarian Universalist Association headquarters along with the Church of the Advent. The park Street Church, and the Swedenborgian Church all reside in Beacon Hill.