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Ranked #1 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Theaters; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Recently restored to its original gilded look of the 1920s, the Fox Theatre features "Mighty Mo," a classic Moller organ with... more » Owner description: Recently restored to its original gilded look of the 1920s, the Fox Theatre features "Mighty Mo," a classic Moller organ with over 3,600 pipes. The lavish theatre currently hosts Broadway musicals, comedy shows and dance companies throughout the year. « less
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Ranked #2 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Gardens
Owner description: Step into a world of magic and serenity at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, where features like the Fuqua Orchid Center treat... more » Owner description: Step into a world of magic and serenity at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, where features like the Fuqua Orchid Center treat visitors to a rare collection of high-elevation orchids never before grown in the southeast. « less
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Ranked #3 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Owner description: The Center for Civil and Human Rights in downtown Atlanta is an engaging cultural attraction that connects The American Civil... more » Owner description: The Center for Civil and Human Rights in downtown Atlanta is an engaging cultural attraction that connects The American Civil Rights Movement to today's Global Human Rights Movements. The Center will feature four immersive and thought-provoking exhibit spaces, including a continually rotating gallery of items from The Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection, where visitors can view the personal papers and items to Dr. King. The Center will also provide designated event spaces and educational programs inspiring visitors to join the ongoing dialogue about contemporary movements for human rights around the world. « less
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Ranked #4 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks
This 185-acre park, home to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens and to summer festivals, is also popular with joggers.
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Ranked #5 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: History Museums; Gardens
Owner description: The Atlanta History Museum is located at the Atlanta History Center. The Atlanta History Center also features the Swan House... more » Owner description: The Atlanta History Museum is located at the Atlanta History Center. The Atlanta History Center also features the Swan House mansion, Tullie Smith farm, the Margaret Mitchell House, the Centennial Olympic Games Museum, and five permanent exhibitions. « less
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Ranked #6 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Cemeteries; Mysterious Sites
Owner description: Step back in time in Atlanta's most tangible link to the past, Oakland Cemetery. This historical park is the final resting... more » Owner description: Step back in time in Atlanta's most tangible link to the past, Oakland Cemetery. This historical park is the final resting place for many Civil War soldiers, golfing legend Bobby Jones, and "Gone With the Wind" author Margaret Mitchell. « less
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Ranked #7 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
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Ranked #8 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Aquariums; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Georgia Aquarium is the world's most magical aquarium. Situated near Centennial Olympic Park and World of Coca-Cola in... more » Owner description: Georgia Aquarium is the world's most magical aquarium. Situated near Centennial Olympic Park and World of Coca-Cola in downtown Atlanta,Georgia, Georgia Aquarium offers its guests an experience like no other. Across six separate galleries, with more than 70 amazing habitats, 10 million gallons of water and thousands of species of marine animals, guests will marvel at, learn about and come to better understand such majestic aquatic animals as whale sharks, manta rays, dolphins, beluga whales, sea otters, African penguins and thousands of species of exotic fish and other animals. The spectacular AT&T Dolphin Tales show combines incredible natural animal behaviors with dynamic theatrics, a Broadway-inspired musical score and a compelling story, which together underscore the connection between humans and the animal world. The animated "Deepo's Undersea 3D Wondershow," for all ages, tells an entertaining but important story about conserving and protecting animals and their natural environment. Cafe Aquaria offers delicious sandwiches, salads, pizza, pasta and delectable desserts. Two gift shops give visitors the chance to take home a treasured collectible. Special animal encounter programs offer the chance to go behind the scenes and come face-to-face with dolphins, sea otters and penguins. Guests can even swim or dive with whale sharks and manta rays in the world's largest aquarium habitat (at 6.3 Million gallons), Ocean Voyager built by the Home Depot. And an onsite parking deck immediately adjacent to the aquarium means quick, easy-to-find and affordable parking. « less
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Ranked #9 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Start at the visitor center and then work your way around the three main sites in this historic park: the home in which the... more » Owner description: Start at the visitor center and then work your way around the three main sites in this historic park: the home in which the leader of the Civil Rights movement in America was born, the church where he preached and the memorial site where he is buried. A major Atlanta attraction, the park draws some 500,000 visitors each year. « less
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Ranked #10 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Art Museums
This 45,000-square-foot museum on the campus of Emory University is the largest natural history museum in the Southeast.
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Ranked #11 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: This sanctuary became a spiritual haven for civil rights activists when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. served as senior pastor in... more » Owner description: This sanctuary became a spiritual haven for civil rights activists when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. served as senior pastor in the 1960s. On the self-guided audio tour, King's inspirational sermons will take visitors back in time, while the new Horizon Sanctuary across the street is home to the present day congregation, highlighted by its traditional tabernacle choir. « less
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Ranked #12 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Owner description: This Major League ballpark is home to the Atlanta Braves. Before catching a game, fans can check out the Braves Museum and... more » Owner description: This Major League ballpark is home to the Atlanta Braves. Before catching a game, fans can check out the Braves Museum and Hall of Fame, featuring Hank Aaron's record-breaking, 715th home run ball. « less
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Ranked #13 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Sites; Religious Sites
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Ranked #14 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: This stunning, porcelain-enameled building was designed by famed architect Richard Meier and is rivaled only by the art... more » Owner description: This stunning, porcelain-enameled building was designed by famed architect Richard Meier and is rivaled only by the art inside. Featuring American, European and African art, as well as decorative art and photography, the High Museum boasts a permanent collection of over 11,000 pieces, many of which can be viewed from different levels of the four-story, glass atrium. « less
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Ranked #15 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Theaters
Owner description: The home of the Atlanta Shakespeare Company, the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse on Peachtree Street has an enchanting history... more » Owner description: The home of the Atlanta Shakespeare Company, the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse on Peachtree Street has an enchanting history and a prime location in downtown Atlanta. We are a professional theatre with food and drinks available before each performance (and don't forget the apple crisp at intermission!) « less
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Ranked #16 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Golf Courses
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Ranked #17 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens
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Ranked #18 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: History Museums; Libraries
Owner description: The Carter Presidential Library and Museum re-opens October 1, 2009 as an all-new,state-of-the-art museum tracing the life... more » Owner description: The Carter Presidential Library and Museum re-opens October 1, 2009 as an all-new,state-of-the-art museum tracing the life and work of President Jimmy Carter, from his childhood in Plains to the work he and Mrs. Carter do around the world to promote peace and health. « less
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Ranked #19 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Symphonies
Located in the Woodruff Arts Center, this is the famed symphony orchestra of Atlanta.
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Ranked #20 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Theaters
Theater located in the Woodruff Arts Center.
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Ranked #21 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
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Ranked #22 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #23 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Owner description: Philips Arena, named for founding partner Philips Electronics and home of the NHL’s Atlanta Thrashers, NBA’s Atlanta Hawks... more » Owner description: Philips Arena, named for founding partner Philips Electronics and home of the NHL’s Atlanta Thrashers, NBA’s Atlanta Hawks and WNBA's Atlanta Dream, has hosted many top tours and events including: U2, Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Kenny Chesney, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Disney On Ice, Harlem Globetrotters, Sesame Street Live and so many more! « less
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Ranked #24 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #25 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
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Ranked #26 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Dinner Theaters
Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre
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Ranked #27 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Zoos
Owner description: This extraordinary zoo, one of the oldest in the U.S., underwent a multi-million dollar renovation in the 1980s and is still... more » Owner description: This extraordinary zoo, one of the oldest in the U.S., underwent a multi-million dollar renovation in the 1980s and is still expanding. Its landscaping replicates the natural habitats of the numerous animals, some of which are endangered species. Two panda bears from China delight the crowds, and groups of gorillas separated by moats do their own share of entertaining. « less
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Ranked #28 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Specialty Museums
Museum honoring former U.S. President Jimmy Carter.
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Ranked #29 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Educational Sites
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Ranked #30 of 191 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Parks; Historic Sites
Owner description: Built for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games, this public park offers weekly free concerts, a dancing water fountain for the kids... more » Owner description: Built for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games, this public park offers weekly free concerts, a dancing water fountain for the kids and a memorial quilt in remembrance of the victims of the 1996 Olympic bombing. « less
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