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Detroit Downtown

Detroit, MI
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Ranked #44 of 89 Attractions in Detroit
Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks
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Owner description: Many major building attractions.
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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 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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10 reviews 10 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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82 reviews 82 reviews
27 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I couldn't find a place to write about DHive/Experience Detroit (they are changing their name) specifically, so I will put it here. I signed up for a walking tour through their website. It lasts 2 hours, and is lead by a few members who spout off fun facts and history of the streets, buildings, statues, business, and downtown as a... More

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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114 reviews 114 reviews
43 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

"Downtown" Detroit is wonderful. The River Walk along the Detroit river is quite nice. Especially between Cobo and the Renaissance Center (Ren Cen). Opera House is alive and micro brews and a deep fried Twinkie are a great way to end the night across the street. The M5 project will bring easier access to the beautiful Fox theater and the... More

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New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I only spent half a day in downtown Detroit this last trip, and that was more than enough time. The city is still empty from the recession, and it is very depressing that such a great American city seems abandoned.

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Kitchener, On
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Unfortunately the downtown core felt very unsafe, which is too bad because there is potential for it to be so much better. I hope to visit the city again one day when it is a bit more prosperous and safer to enjoy.

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Troy, Michigan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

As stated in the title, it is a great place to go visit. But if you are uncomfortable driving down one-way streets in many parts of Downtown Defroit, avoid driving in Detroit. Also try to avoid Downtown Detroit when there is a Tigers game, Lions game, Red Wings game, or a multitude of other events (ie. concerts) due to the... More

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Michigan
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117 reviews 117 reviews
58 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Many people talk bad about Detroit, but they have never been to Downtown Detroit. Downtown Detroit is redeveloping itself into the new modern city. New stores, new hotels, and new eateries have sprung up across downtown. It maybe a work in progress, but it is worth the visit.

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Bangalore, India
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

City is good as its the motor city but most of the part is vacated because of 2008 slow down. So much can be seen here like Gm Ren. center, Belle island, Bar, casino, Tiger's Baseball playground and Fox Theater. People mover is also a historic icon to the city. Only weird thing is less people and empty building.

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