Allston Tourism

Allston is a neighborhood of Boston, located in the western part of the city. It was named after the American painter and poet Washington Allston. It comprises the land covered by the zip code 02134. For the most part, Allston is administered collectively with the adjacent neighborhood of Brighton. The two are often referred to together as "Allston–Brighton." Boston Police Department District D-14 covers the Allston-Brighton area and a Boston Fire Department Allston station is located in Union Square which houses Engine 41 and Ladder 14. Engine 41 is nicknamed "The Bull" to commemorate the historic stockyards of Allston. Housing stock varies but largely consists of brick apartment buildings, especially on Commonwealth Avenue and the streets directly off it, while areas further down Brighton Avenue, close to Brighton, are largely dotted with wooden triple-deckers. Lower Allston, across the Massachusetts Turnpike from the rest of Allston, consists of mostly 1890–1920s single-family and multi-family Victorian homes.

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Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Allston, United States. Explore Allston travel guide before you plan your trip here. Allston is located at a short trip away from Boston a major city in United States. Attractions in Boston include Fenway Park, The Museum Of Fine Arts, Freedom Trail. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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  • Know the pollution level of Allston before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Allston for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Allston.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.5 (Low)
    • Attacks 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 93.75 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 68.75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety Index 75.37 (High)
    • Climate Index 71.66 (High)
    • Pollution Index 10.34 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20.67 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 77.78 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.54 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Allston

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 95 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 46.67 USD

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