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Minneapolis is a typical modern metropolis with well-developed industry and business infrastructures. Here you can see tall towers of skyscrapers, beautiful buildings made of glass and simply huge shopping malls right at every step.
Minneapolis is a modern city of ultimate beauty attracting tourists with its cultural landmarks and sights and plenty of entertaining centers. Among cultural landmarks of the city the most … Open
This city has become quite popular among tourists because of large selection of entertainments, the most popular of which are boat rides on the Mississippi River and visiting local attractions. Minneapolis is often called the city of parks as one of the world's most famous park systems has been founded on its territory. In this city have been created 24 artificial lakes, and the spaces between them are filled with rich plantations. The lakes have been ennobled and well-equipped, now they are used as training areas and as venues for sporting events.
Another unusual solution of architects is a system of aerial crossings, which connects major business centers of the city. The reason for this is in the climate of this area, which is characterized by very harsh winters. This solution has been suggested to help people to move freely from one building to another in bad weather without going out. The decision has been right and these crossings are very popular among citizens of Minneapolis. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Minneapolis is a perfect destination for haute cuisine connoisseurs. Fans of different culinary trends will find a proper place to eat and enjoy delicacies among hundreds of restaurants and … Open
Minneapolis will become a real treasure for theater lovers as this city is ranked second behind New York in relation to the number of theaters. The Institute of Art is considered the largest exhibition center of the city. Its halls feature more than 100 thousand of items that belong to different subjects. Here visitors will find historical and archeological artifacts, as well as zoological collections and many other interesting exhibits. Sports fans will also find many interesting programs in this city. The most popular sport in Minneapolis is golf, so many clubs in the city are devoted to it, and every year new playing fields are opened. There are also several world-famous stadiums, where are often held competitions on the American football and baseball.
Among the cultural institutions, it is worth mentioning the Museum of Science of Minnesota. It was opened in 1907 and now occupies a beautiful modern building. This museum is very popular among tourists with children because, it provides tours for children of different ages. Many exhibits are interactive; during the excursion visitors will have the opportunity to conduct interesting experiments. Another interesting feature of the cultural center is a spacious light atrium, from which a panoramic view of the Mississippi River opens.
A great variety of entertainments and ways of leisure activity can turn every day spent in Minneapolis to an unforgettable experience. Unlike many other large cities and metropolises the … Open
The most unusual museum in the city is the Washburn-Crosby Mill Museum. It was built in the preserved building of the old mill, which was completely restored. Now visitors are told about all the features of the mill device, as well as about what kinds of work were performed on it earlier. This museum is also perfect for a family visit.
Minneapolis Skyline Fans of contemporary art will be interested in the exhibition complex Northrup King Building, which hosts events on a variety of subjects. Its visitors can see events dedicated to contemporary art, photography and literature. In addition to exhibitions in the center, various master classes are often held.
Minneapolis is a modern city of ultimate beauty attracting tourists with its cultural landmarks and sights and plenty of entertaining centers. Among cultural landmarks of the city the most … Open
Minneapolis will certainly impress book lovers. One of the main features of the city remains the abundance of bookstores and second-hand shops. In the latter, you can find rare editions of old books, which will interest even collectors. In the bookstores, in addition to classical and modern literature, interesting tourist guides, maps, as well as original souvenirs are sold.
Highland Park Bridge; Minneapolis/St. Paul The city has a huge selection of beautiful places for walking and relaxing in nature. Each park and garden has its own interesting features. In the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden, you can admire not only flowers and exotic plants, but also beautiful sculptures. It is most interesting to stroll around the garden in the warm season, when it is decorated with unusual landscape compositions.
Minneapolis is a perfect destination for haute cuisine connoisseurs. Fans of different culinary trends will find a proper place to eat and enjoy delicacies among hundreds of restaurants and … Open
Walking through the Bum Island can turn into an exciting excursion. This park is very popular among local fishermen. There are really wonderful conditions for fishing. Tourists are attracted here by the natural beauty and old Pillsbury Mill, which for decades has been the largest mill in the world.
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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Minneapolis
♥   Shopping area ' Nicollet Mall' Minneapolis, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Uptown' Minneapolis, 4.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Minneapolis
♥   State Marine Park 'Thoms Place' , 3.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Lee' , 7.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Fort Snelling' , 11.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Mears' , 14.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Park 'Spring Lake' , 14.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Minneapolis and around
♥   Art museum 'Weisman Art Museum' Minneapolis, 2.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Walker Art Center' Minneapolis, 2.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Minneapolis Institute of Arts' Minneapolis, 2.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'The Museum of Russian Art' Minneapolis, 8.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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