Across the river from Boston proper is Cambridge, home of prestigious universities like MIT and Harvard. With several distinct squares (Harvard Square, Central Square and Kendall Square), Cambridge's diversity appeals to many people. It is also made convenient by the MBTA Red Line subway. Cambridge is home to a variety of unique restaurants and shops, as well as historically and culturally significant landmarks. Surrounding areas include Belmont, Watertown, Somerville and the famous Charles River.