Atlanta Tourist Attractions

Atlanta is a very popular tourist destination as many people visit it every year. People from all around the globe visit this city. Atlanta has a lot to offer to the visitors. It has a number of places which the visitors like to see. Some of these are historical objects and the others are modern day wonders. Atlanta is the place to be.

In downtown Atlanta, the centennial Olympic park, CNN center, Georgia aquarium, underground Atlanta, the king center Philips arena and the world of coca-cola are the main tourist attractions.

The centennial Olympic park was the main venue for the 1996 summer Olympics and has now become a tourism center. The CNN center is the world headquarters of CNN with a large shopping mall and a food court where you can get food from all around the globe. Georgia aquarium is the world’s largest aquarium, with around 100000 animals in 8000000 gallons of water. The world of coca cola is a museum dedicated to one of the world’s most famous beverages, coca cola. The king center is martin Luther king Jr’s memorial featuring a museum. It was established in 1968. The Philips arena is the home to Atlanta’s major sports teams including Atlanta hawks and thrashers. You can enjoy visiting these places.

Midtown Atlanta attracts tourists with woodruff arts center, Atlanta botanical gardens, fox theatre, Margaret Mitchell house, Piedmont Park, Shakespeare tavern and Crescent Avenue. The woodruff arts center houses the Atlanta College of art, the alliance theatre, the Atlanta symphony orchestra and the high museum of art. Dating from the 1920s, fox theatre is a historic theatre and cinema. It is now a National historic landmark. Piedmont Park is the city’s largest park spread over 189 acres. Margaret Mitchell house is a museum dedicated to the world famous author of the bestseller “gone with the wind” it is based in Margaret’s original home. The Atlanta botanical gardens display local and Fuqua conservatory’s desert and tropical plants. Crescent Avenue houses many night clubs and nice restaurants.

The in town Atlanta offers the Atlanta zoo, cyclorama, Atlanta history center, fern bank science center and museum of natural history, Virginia-highland, castle berry hill, carter center library and museum and Sweetwater brewery to the tourists. The Atlanta history center houses the Atlanta history museum, the Tullie smith house and the swan house. The area of Virginia-highland is famous for its restaurants and pubs. Cyclorama contains “the battle of Atlanta”, the largest painting in the world, and “Texas”, the historic civil war locomotive. All these are very popular tourist resorts. People who visit Atlanta for the first time must visit these. Once you have been to these places, you get to know and understand Atlanta in a much better way.

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