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Address: 600 Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI
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Although it was cold and windy, I braved it out. First time visitor, had to check it out. Bundled up, came in time to see the sunset. The sun's reflection over the buildings... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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352 reviews 352 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Although it was cold and windy, I braved it out. First time visitor, had to check it out. Bundled up, came in time to see the sunset. The sun's reflection over the buildings was pretty spectacular. I was also amazed by the chunks of ice floating down the water. Some were mini icebergs, and they also reflected the sun in... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

If there is one thing I love more than Detroit itself....it's the riverfront....I absolutely love the the river walk where you can rent bicylces for the entire family. There is a snack area and lounge chairs for lazy tanning in the sun. I love seeing all the different people that gather there just to enjoy the scenery or chill with... More 

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redford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Is a wonderful place to visit. The parking is as you would expect....a pain....but once parked, there are so many things to do and see. I especially love the Rocking the Riverfront days.

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Detroit, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The riverwalk along the Detroit river is a must see if you are visiting Detroit. There are not many cities where the view to another country (Canada) is so close. The anchor of the riverwalk is the Renaissance Center and is home to some exceptional restaurants. Walking the length of the riverwalk will take about an hour.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Extremely !!!!!!!! PEACEFUL, for me water helps me to relaxed i this ever moving micro - wave society. So, when i want to unwind l drive to the Detroit River Front & enjoy the VIEW.

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Olathe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Parking garage right at the gm bldg. across the street from the river walk, Its beautiful and well maintained. Well lighted although I wasn't there at dark but I could see all the lights. Nice to take some skyline photos of Canada at Windsor too.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

It is a great place to walk, think and just look at the beautiful Detroit river. The apartments are just magnificent and when I lived here I never wanted to leave because the people mover was near by, joe louis arena and so many other downtown events. Still the fact that I had my own marketplace and own eatery made... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We were in Detroit for half a day to catch a connecting flight to Europe and rented a car to drive around the city. Needless to say, we were very much surprised to see the city's decay. (Mind you, we were worn of this but seeing it with our own eyes and camera lens made it more impressionable). Driving around... More 

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Southfield
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Here is a beautiful place to relax and enjoy your day! There is bike rental for riding, carousel ride, hot dogs and ice cream to eat. Fun place to go anytime of the year.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Though you may drive through some unsavory neighborhoods to get there this is the place to start if you want top show anyone the best side of Detroit. Park at the "Free Parking" between the city and Bell Isle, then walk towards the Renaissance Center, take a look at the GM display downstairs and one walk through the food court... More 

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