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Culture of Baltimore. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Baltimore is a major port city which was founded in 1729. The city and its residents carefully cherish the historical monuments of the past, so Baltimore never ceases to attract travelers who come there to see unforgettable and unique attractions. If you like long unhurried walks, you will be surely interested in the central part of the city, which is also the location of numerous shopping and entertainment complexes, restaurants and most popular sightseeing facilities. Start your observation of the city from visiting remarkable Inner Harbor and then move your feet to another amazing place of interest - the National Aquarium. This is the place where you can see the inhabitants of deep sea. The visitors of the aquarium can not only see rare species of marine animals, but also watch how divers feed the flocks of colorful fish.
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The main street of the harbor is the location of a large number of various museums, souvenir shops and entertainment centers. Here visitors are also recommended to visit the famous Maryland Science Center. Travellers with children should definitely not forget to attend Port Discovery Children Museum. Even a usual walk on the harbor’s piers will surely turn into a fascinating tour. You will see numerous moored boats and sailboats near the harbor and even an old submarine made during the World War II period.
Just like in any other city of the US, the residents of Baltimore are very fond of baseball. The most famous stadium of the city is Oriole Park. It is also located in the central district of Baltimore. Football fans will surely fall in love with M&MT Bank Stadium. The Basilica of Baltimore is known as the best-known religious landmark of the city. This beautiful old building simply strikes its visitors by unforgettable graceful forms and incomparable design of inner halls. A monument dedicated to Washington should be definitely mentioned among other notable places of interest of the central area of Baltimore. Travellers may also like Power Plant Live entertainment center. This huge building notable of its unusual shape is a real tourist attraction and a true example of modern architecture. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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The Italian quarter of the city called Little Italy can be found near the harbor. The district is known as one of the most comfortable and scenic parts of the city. Of course, Little Italy is home to numerous Italian restaurants, interesting shops, and spacious parks. The Italian district will also become a perfect choice for those tourists, who enjoy walking. Fells Point district is located east to the downtown. In addition numerous quality restaurants and bars, this district is widely famous for its wonderful art galleries. Here visitors of these cultural institutions are welcome to see the works of best contemporary artists. By the way, you are free to purchase a painting or a sculpture you like.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion tickets or city discovery tours over Baltimore and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

City tours, excursions and tickets in Baltimore and surroundings

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Reference information
Map of all art galleries
Art galleries in Baltimore
♥   Gallery 'Walters Art Museum' Baltimore, 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Gallery 'American Visionary Art Museum' Baltimore, 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Gallery 'Baltimore Museum of Art' Baltimore, 4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Baltimore
♥   Former St. Peter the Apostle Church Baltimore, 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of Mary Our Queen Baltimore, 7.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Monastery of Mount St. Sepulchre Washington, 50.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Ukrainian National Shrine of the Holy Family Washington, 51.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Shrine of St. John Paul II Washington, 51.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Washington, 51.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of St. Matthew Washington, 56.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Baltimore and near

Great Depression Monument

From the series “The most unusual statues and monuments”
The original monument is part of the extensive memorial park. In the immediate vicinity of him there is a lot of the other sight-worth and symbolic sculptures. However, the Great Depression Monument is the most popular among tourists. In the series behind the bronze figures one can make very beautiful and unusual photos. … Read further

National Cherry Blossom Festival

From the series “Most enchanting and vibrant festivals”
Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival – traditionally oriental holiday - celebrates spring in Washington. It is a truly unique event that attracts the attention of thousands of people. In 1912 the mayor of Tokyo donated Washington 3000 cherry seedlings as a sign of friendship and cooperation between the great cities. It was decided then to plant the seedlings on the territory of the Potomac Park. The trees had taken roots very quickly. And more than a hundred years they delight citizens and tourists with their splendid blossoming every spring. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Baltimore

Culture guide to Baltimore. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Baltimore: temples, museums, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Baltimore. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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