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Sightseeing in Atlanta - what to see. Complete travel guide

Atlanta - downtown skyline Everyone knows Atlanta as a prospective and fast-developing city. There are not so many newcomers here comparing to Chicago or New York, but each year more people come to see Atlanta and so the number of entertainment centers increases as well. Wide choice of museums, galleries, theatres, concert halls and wonderful architectural buildings make this city interesting and attractive for travellers.
1. The best way to make a walk to remote areas or ethnic neighborhoods of the city is together with a large company or in a guided tour with a group of tourists. Do not take large sums of … Open
Buckhead region remains the main trading district of the city. Here you will find numerous boutiques, shops, restaurants, bars, discos, and night clubs. Best cafes and several interesting shops can be also found in Little Five Points district. The most entertaining spot here is Georgia Aquarium that is 158 thousand sq. m. big. Here you will find tenths of thousands of marine animals’ types from all parts of the world and over 500 types of fishes. The aquarium is always crowded and full of people as more people come to see it than it can store, so the right way is to purchase a pass that gives you a permission to visit the aquarium on specified days.
There are two museums in the historical part of the city. Both of them are surrounded by wonderful gardens. These are Syon house museum that is famous by its historical exhibitions and the house-museum of Margaret Mitchell will provide you with some very interesting facts about the history of Georgia. The Museum of Design is one of the most popular and best cultural facilities in Atlanta. The museum constantly organizes exhibitions concerning fashion, graphics, architecture and art. During the excursion in this museum visitors will be able to see how big the contribution of modern designers and planners to our modern life is. The best place for rest close to nature is Stone Mountain Park that is full of visitors either in daytime or at night. This is a perfect place for a picnic and having some rest among magnificent trees. Evening is the time for an amazing laser show that traditionally attracts many visitors. Copyright
Atlanta has a lot of amazing places. It would be nice to walk there unaccompanied by a guide, slowly examining the authentic sights. Quiet area of Cabbagetown is well known to fans of street … Open
One of the most unusual sights of Atlanta is considered to be the World of Coca Cola museum. As you might guess from the name, it is dedicated to the favourite drink, and you can learn a lot of interesting facts about Coca-Cola during a tour of this museum. The museum exhibition includes more than 1200 exhibits, in one way or another connected with the drink, a mandatory part of the tour is tasting of different kinds of Coca-Cola. Old soda vending machines, cars that brought drinks to the stores, and brought in production machinery from the old plants equipment – those are only small part of the unusual exhibits of the museum. 
piedmont park sunset Those fond of nature will be interested to visit the Atlanta Botanical Garden; it is available to visit at any time of the year. The garden is located in the city centre; it occupies an area of over 12 hectares. In this garden there is a huge collection of flowers and exotic plants, and here you can even see one of the world's largest orchid collections. In summer you can stroll through the open area of the garden, and in winter large covered pavilions are available for a visit. 
Fans of rest in the most original hotels would enjoy a large selection of exclusive accommodation places in Atlanta. One of the most unusual and well-known hotels is The Westin Peachtree … Open
Fans of relaxed walks around historical places should visit Atlanta History Centre museum complex. It is located in an incredibly beautiful park, and includes two incredible historic mansions, and a number of associated structures. Within the walls of historic houses there is an interesting collection of antique furniture, works of art and other exhibits. Also worth noting is that this museum complex is often used for weddings. 
In Atlanta, the Zoo is also present; it is historical and was founded in 1889. Currently, the zoo is home to more than 1300 animals, which belong to 220 different species. Here there is a large artificial pond with pink flamingos, a special enclosure for the pandas, and the zoo even holds the largest collection of orang-utans in the United States. This zoo has a very beautiful design, its territory filled with an enormous number of trees and ornamental plants. All the inhabitants live in spacious enclosures, and it is very comfortable and interesting to observe them. The friendliest inhabitants of the zoo are allowed to be fed by the visitors.
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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Atlanta
♥   Shopping area ' Peachtree Street' Atlanta, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Luckie Marietta' Atlanta, 1.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Atlantic Station' Atlanta, 4.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Buckhead' Atlanta, 10 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Atlanta
♥   State Park 'Mulholland Ga' , 4.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Marine Park 'Beecher Pass' , 13.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Forest' , 14.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'Rippon La' , 16.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   City Park 'Windsor Grove' , 16.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Atlanta and around
♥   Art museum 'High Museum of Art' Atlanta, 4.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Michael C. Carlos Museum' Atlanta, 7.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Coca-Cola Storage

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A lot of the incredible stories are linked to the secret formula of the drink. According to one of the versions, only a pair of corporate leaders know the formula by heart. For safety reasons, they never fly on business meetings or on holiday with the same aircraft, so they will not suffer in the event of a crash. After another version, the formula has no longer been a secret and was still published in 1979 in The Atlanta-Journal Constitution. In any case, no one has succeeded in penetrating the storage space and comparing the recipe with the published version. … Read further
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