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Detroit Downtown

Address: Detroit, MI
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Ranked #31 of 69 Attractions in Detroit
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Owner description: Many major building attractions.
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Owner description: Many major building attractions.
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Puerto Rico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

From what I heard for years in the media that Detroit has gone downhill, it really got me thinking if I had to prepare for a conference I was going to attend in the city. The reality actually, is that it is not much different than any other city. Downtown was actually quite nice to explore, though if something is... More 

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Fort Worth,TX
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The New Year's Eve "D drop" is located downtown at Woodward and Congress streets near Campus Martius park. The crowd starts to gather around 7/8 pm but you can still get a good spot until about 11p. There is a great Pub nearby called Grand Trunk to wait out the cold weather with no cover charge. It's not the balldrop... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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117 reviews 117 reviews
98 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

still tons to eat, experience, watch, see, do, and enjoy. Can find some great and cheap food to eat. Don't count Detroit out yet.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Come see the International Harbor Walk (nice views of Canada),Cobo Hall,Cadillac Sq, Greek Town,ride the People Mover or go see a show at the Fisher or The Fox or many other theatres. Or take a boat ride on the Detroit River. Or eat at the many authentic eateries. Lot's of hole in the walls to eat as well. No trip... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I recently took a work transfer to Detroit from South Africa. Before I moved, I read horrible reviews online and was quite nervous when I first arrived, but what I have seen does not correlate to the online reviews at all! Downtown is great fun, with a lot of restaurants and fun, exciting things to do. Its so sad that... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This past weekend we took a trip to Detroit to discover what experiences it had to offer along with checking out the Red Wings vs. Canucks game on the Sunday. I have to say that expectations were exceeded. We had friends join us from the Detroit area, who have never experienced downtown Detroit as well. We took part in the... More 

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428 reviews 428 reviews
97 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

While the City's woes have been well chronicled, the downtown area is a hub of activity-lots of restaurants, bars and things to do, and quite safe as well.

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Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

No opinion.Dark sad place looks form the 1 day visit.It was like 4 years ago.Hope they doing better to impress visitors.

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Windsor Ontario
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

"Downtown" Detroit is Gr8. It has so,so much to offer, from Entertainment to Rrestaurants to Sporting Events and Casinos and River Walk along the Detroit river....it is quite nice. Opera House, Micro Breweries, Greek Town, the beautiful Fox theater and the new shops along Woodward. Mexican Village and Greektown offer some great ethnic choices and there an abundant choice of... More 

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New Lenox, Illinois
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95 reviews 95 reviews
27 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Actually a beautiful town, not at all like I expected.. Lots of beautiful architecture both old and new. We walked all through the town and felt safe. There seems to be a lot to do here we just visited for a few hours. There were concerts, art shows, all kinds of things going on. There seemed to be a pride... More 

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