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

Despite the fact that Detroit is primarily known as a large industrial city, every year it is visited by more than 15 million travelers from different parts of the world. The city presents a large number of attractions, including outstanding historical and modern architectural monuments, museums and exhibition galleries. A significant part of city landmarks is associated with the name of Henry Ford. All tourists try to visit a unique automobile museum, as well as a mansion in which Ford lived. The situation inside the mansion is preserved as much as possible, so it is a unique museum of its kind.
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In downtown, the most important and beautiful attraction is Detroit International Riverfront, which can be a great place for walking. Here you can see shining skyscrapers and beautiful parks, a huge number of entertainment venues, restaurants and shops is concentrated in Detroit Riverfront. The most striking modern architecture monument is the Renaissance Center. This is a group of seven beautiful skyscrapers, which together form a very spectacular architectural composition.
Other attractions near the waterfront include Joe Louis Arena, Hart Plaza, and Cobo Center, which has become the permanent venue for the annual International Auto Show. Fans of outdoor recreation would probably be interested in the Belle Isle where a beautiful park was founded. The picturesque isle immersed in greenery is connected to the waterfront by the pedestrian MacArthur Bridge. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The central part of the city can offer no less interesting sights, including the Fisher Building and the Penobscot Building. It is noteworthy that these skyscrapers were among the very first in the city, they were built in the '20s of the last century. There are also more modern architectural monuments in the city center, including the One Detroit Center. Among other remarkable attractions that would be of interest to guests of the city is the Michigan Science Center telling visitors about the most outstanding achievements of modern science. The Detroit Institute of Arts features a rich collection of paintings, and the Detroit Historical Museum acquaints tourists with the most significant events in the life of the city.
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Reference information
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Detroit and around
♥   Art museum 'The Detroit Institute of Arts' Detroit, 3.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Cranbrook Art Museum' Bloomfield Hills, 31.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Detroit
♥   Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, Windsor, 3.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Detroit, 7.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   St. Maron Maronite Church, Detroit, 7.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica, Royal Oak, 21.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Mother of God Cathedral, Southfield, 25.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Our Lady Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral, Toledo, 84.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Detroit and near

Michigan Central Station

From the series “Deserted Places Causing the Feeling of Chill”
An abandoned building is situated in the heart of Detroit city center. The sight is surrounded by green parkland with a beautiful lawn, so it looks very dark and at the same time attractive. The historic building has preserved a part of the interior decoration. Visitors can walk along the spacious halls with high ceilings and look into huge windows to admire the preserved elements of artistic murals and mosaics on the walls and ceiling. … Read further

Horace Dodge

From the series “The Most Spectacular Fountains in the World”
In Detroit is one of the most futuristic fountains in the world, named in honor of one of the founders of Dodge Society. Horace Dodge fountain is an impressively large metal construction consisting of the huge ring supported by two supports. In the lower part of the ring there is an opening with the built-in illumination, from the water falling to the lower level of the basin. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Detroit

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