Indianapolis is the capital of Indiana State. First mentions of this city are referred to the 19th century. Indianapolis is the largest center of automobile industry on the west of USA. On the territory of the city are also opened several motor race tracks where are tested new models of cars and take place various sports competitions.
Besides sport competitions many cultural events are organized in the city. Tourists can attend, for example, International Indianapolis Festival, Theatric Fringe Festival, Heartland Film Festival, Music Festival Midwest and Jazz Festival Indy Fest. The city is very attractive from the architectural point of view. Here you will find modern beautiful buildings, facilities from previous centuries, and wonderful buildings separated by park zones. Your walks in the city will be much more interesting if you mix them with visiting sights that are truly numerous in Indianapolis.
Scottish Rite Cathedral is one of the most important historical sights of the city. Today it is often used to store large business meetings, banquets and concerts. In order to conduct holidays and special events, the cathedral has a banquet hall, and several auditoriums where frequently take place lectures and meetings. Theatre connoisseurs should visit Indiana Repertory Theatre, in which are played comedies, classic, dramatic and modern plays.