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Ten Thousand Villages

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Address: 252 Washington St, Downtown Crossing, Boston, MA 02108-4603
Phone Number:
+1 617-372-8743
12:00 - 18:00
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Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 19:00

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If you love fair trade then this shop is amust visit in Boston. Good prices, very informative, and of course goes to a good cause. Also it is right on the Freedom Trail so... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
Asha N
Wroclaw, Poland
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Wroclaw, Poland
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

If you love fair trade then this shop is amust visit in Boston. Good prices, very informative, and of course goes to a good cause. Also it is right on the Freedom Trail so aperfect stop for tourists exploring Boston.

Thank Asha N
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

This place is right on the Freedom Trail, so is worth a stop. We wondered around for a little while and were amazed at the selection of things that they had.

Thank AndyB5542
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 November 2015

Came across this shop when roaming around Boston.Lovely fairtrade shop that sells handcrafted products.Not the usual tourist tat ad prices were cheap.Only wish that there was one in UK. Staff really friendly and helpful.

Thank 212Chris
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Lots of fun stuff to buy from all over the world. Cool Christmas ornaments. Good prices. Good cause. Must go if in Boston.

1 Thank Julie P
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

This is an amazing shop to visit just off the Freedom Trail. We found this shop on our journey and returned to buy very high quality craft items from around the world. As a Fair Trade shop it was great to see such a variety of products for all price ranges. We bought the fair trade coffee as well as... More 

1 Thank Ali07London
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

I've lived in Boston for three years now, and this is by far my favorite place to shop for gifts. I love traveling, and this adorable little shop has gifts of all sorts from all over the world. What's better is that they portions of their proceeds to those in need! In the countless times I've shopped there, I've had... More 

3 Thank Nina P
Monmouth Beach, New Jersey
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Reviewed 25 March 2012

Nice store to pop into located next to some historical sites on the Freedom Trail. Window display strikes your curiosity to wander in and check things out. Housewares, jewelry, purses, music, food, coffee, glassware,garden, pottery, clothing, accessories, musical instruments, etc. All fair trade items with country of origin noted. Able to locate more about where and possibly who made the... More 

3 Thank Elly H

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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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