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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.
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 … Open
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. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1. Check-in time on arrival is usually 14:00 at the majority of hotels. The usual check-out is at 12:00. Visitors can move into a hotel before that time only in case there are free rooms … Open
The city has several botanic gardens and nature reserves, the most attractive of which is the park named “Butterfly Paradise”. Here you can see hundreds of types of different beautiful butterflies, pavilions with birds and picnic zones. Here you can see hundreds of types of different butterflies, pavilions with birds, and zones for picnic. Museum of Indiana State will get you acquainted with the development of the city. The collections of the museums demonstrate cultural, economic and military achievements. You will also find valuable historic and archeological artifacts in Museum of American Indians.
The Indianapolis Arts Center is known far beyond the city limits. It occupies a complex of buildings that are on a territory of more than 12 acres. The complex includes 13 studios with modern equipment, which regularly host photo and art exhibitions. Also, there are three large exhibition galleries, a very interesting souvenir shop, as well as a large library. This center hosts a variety of cultural events dedicated to various areas of contemporary art.
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 … Open
Lovers of natural attractions will like Fort Harrison State Park. Its area is about 1,700 acres. On the territory of this park, there are special paths for walking, and also various sports grounds and specially equipped places for a picnic. On the territory of this huge park, there are also some interesting historical sites. Here you can see the buildings that were erected during the Second World War for military camps.
Skyline Indianapolis There are interesting attractions in Indianapolis even for the smallest travelers. They will be interested to visit the Children's Museum. It is more like a modern entertainment center, where children are invited to combine active rest with cognitive activities. In this museum, there is a climbing wall, carousels for children of different ages, and another 10 thematic galleries with interactive exhibits dedicated to various fields of science.
1. Check-in time on arrival is usually 14:00 at the majority of hotels. The usual check-out is at 12:00. Visitors can move into a hotel before that time only in case there are free rooms … Open
In the heart of the city, is an interesting memorial complex, War Memorial Plaza. Its area is more than 10 acres. Here you can see a lot of interesting monuments, dedicated to the US military, who participated in various military operations. Now the territory of the memorial complex is decorated with beautiful fountains, and in the warm season, a lot of landscape decorations can be seen on its territory.
Scottish Rite Cathedral A noteworthy excursion facility is the mansion of Benjamin Harrison. It is considered one of the most beautiful architectural monuments in the city. Over the years, this mansion has preserved its original appearance. Within its walls today, is an interesting museum of books. In addition to rare printed publications, museum visitors will be able to see a lot of other antiques, as well as the personal belongings of the famous owner of the mansion.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Indianapolis
♥   Nature Park 'Pogues Run Art and' , 5.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Glenns Valley' , 13.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Skiles Test' , 14.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Franklin Township Community' , 16 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   County Park 'Putnam' , 55 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Indianapolis and around
♥   Art museum 'Indianapolis Museum of Art' Indianapolis, 6.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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