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

Indianapolis is rich in architectural monuments and various museums. The city is home to several exhibition centers that regularly host various cultural events. Young travellers will also enjoy relaxing in Indianapolis as the city is rich in theaters and museums for children. The Indiana State Capitol is an outstanding architectural monument. This is a beautiful governmental building made in Renaissance style. The house was built in the 80's of the 19th century. Recently the building underwent a complete renovation and now it is open to public. The entrance to the attraction is free.
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 … Open
The building of Scottish Rite Cathedral is also one of important tourist sights. This large-scale structure is the location of several concert and exhibition halls. This is the place where a significant part of cultural events and official receptions, banquets and presentations is held.
The house of Benjamin Harrison is one of the most notable family mansions of the city. The house was turned into a museum and is now one of the most frequently visited cultural institutions in Indianapolis. The mansion has ten spacious rooms and a magnificent ballroom. The design of rooms impresses with its elegant and sophisticated style. However, books are the main exhibit of the house-museum. There are more than three thousand books there. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
In Indianapolis, vacationers with children are presented with a large choice of entertainment. The Caribbean Cove Indoor Water Park is very popular among fans of water attractions. It is an … Open
Cultural program of visitors should definitely include a visit to Active Arts Center which is home to 13 art studios, three art galleries, a library with a beautiful atrium and even a concert hall. Interesting recreational and cultural activities take place here literally every day. Visiting them will be very interesting for all travelers. Museum of Indiana is a great to learn about the history of the state, as well as to find out about cultural achievements of the local people. There is a permanent exhibition in the museum, which includes valuable historical and art items. The museum often hosts various exhibitions dedicated to works of contemporary artists. There are also several attractive restaurants and souvenir shops next to the museum.
A visit to Children's Museum will definitely become a great family event. The museum is considered the biggest institution of its kind on the planet. The square of the museum estimates 356 thousand square feet. Its territory accommodates 10 galleries, a planetarium, a climbing center and even a large amusement park. Each gallery contains a unique collection of exhibits dedicated to various subjects of natural sciences, history and art.
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Waverly Hills Sanatorium

From the series “The Most Mysterious Buildings (Houses, Palaces, Castles) in the World”
One of the most mysterious objects in the United States is Waverly Hills Sanatorium situated in Louisville. At the turn of the 18th-19th centuries, locals suffered from a terrible and incurable disease of that time, tuberculosis. It took lives of hundred thousands of people; many towns and villages were emptied during epidemic. The large-scale sanatorium complex was designed specifically for rehabilitation of patients; its opening took place in 1926. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Indianapolis

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