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Ranked #1 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Architectural Buildings; Theaters & Stadiums
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 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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 143 attractions in Atlanta
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks; Outdoors
This 185-acre park, home to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens and to summer festivals, is also popular with joggers.
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Ranked #4 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Cemeteries; Mysterious Sites; Cultural
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 #5 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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 #6 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: History Museums; Gardens; Museums
Owner description: Over the next year, we will be expanding and improving the main museum entrance and admissions area, including the addition... more » Owner description: Over the next year, we will be expanding and improving the main museum entrance and admissions area, including the addition of a new cafe and gift shop, all set to open Summer 2015. In the meantime, history is still happening here! During construction: The West Paces Ferry Road entrance will be closed to vehicular traffic. Guests should enter the History Center from Andrews Drive (3299 Andrews Drive NW). The admissions desk and museum gift shop will be temporarily located inside McElreath Hall. The AHC's exhibits, historic houses, and gardens will remain open 7 days a week, and our monthly programming will continue as usual during construction. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to improve the Atlanta History Center. The Atlanta History Museum is located at the Atlanta History Center. The Atlanta History Center also features the Swan House mansion, Smith Family Farm, the Margaret Mitchell House, the Centennial Olympic Games Museum, and five permanent exhibitions. « less
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Ranked #7 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Zoos/Aquariums
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 #8 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens; Cultural
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Ranked #9 of 143 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. The Center for Civil and Human Rights is open 6 days a week. Monday - Closed Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.(Last admittance at 4:00 p.m.) Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.(Last admittance at 4:00 p.m.) Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. « less
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Ranked #10 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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 #11 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Theaters & Stadiums
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 #12 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
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 #13 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Carlos Museum is one of the Southeast's premier ancient art museums with major collections of art objects from ancient... more » Owner description: The Carlos Museum is one of the Southeast's premier ancient art museums with major collections of art objects from ancient Egypt, Nubia, Near East, Greece, Rome, ancient Americas, Africa, and Asia, as well as a collection of works on paper from the Renaissance to the present. « less
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Ranked #14 of 143 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 143 attractions in Atlanta
Theater located in the Woodruff Arts Center.
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Ranked #16 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
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Ranked #17 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Libraries; History Museums; Museums
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 #18 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #19 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
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Ranked #20 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Theaters & Stadiums
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 #21 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Educational Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #22 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Museum honoring former U.S. President Jimmy Carter.
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Ranked #23 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
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 #24 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Historic Sites; Parks; Outdoors
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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Ranked #25 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Art Museums; History Museums; Museums
Owner description: In the 1880s, before there were epic motion pictures, there were Cycloramas. This 42-foot-high cylindrical oil painting... more » Owner description: In the 1880s, before there were epic motion pictures, there were Cycloramas. This 42-foot-high cylindrical oil painting depicts the Battle of Atlanta in 1864. Viewed from a 360-degree rotating platform, the vivid details of this historic Civil War battle are now restored and enhanced with music, narration and sound effects. Accompanying the Cyclorama is the Civil War Museum, highlighted by a steam locomotive from 1862. « less
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Ranked #26 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Science Museums; Theaters; Specialty Museums; Museums
A performing arts center as well as a museum.
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Ranked #27 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Theaters & Stadiums
This stadium is home to the Atlanta Falcons football team.
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Ranked #28 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
The 19th-century farmhouse that once belonged to Joel Chandler Harris, the author of Br'er Rabbit and Br'er Fox.
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Ranked #29 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Margaret Mitchell's one and only novel, "Gone with the Wind," was born in an apartment in this turn-of-the-century Tudor... more » Owner description: Margaret Mitchell's one and only novel, "Gone with the Wind," was born in an apartment in this turn-of-the-century Tudor Revival mansion. Now a museum on the National Register of Historic Places, the house offers visitors a 90-minute guided tour that tells the story of the author, the Pulitzer Prize-winning book and the making of the movie. « less
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Ranked #30 of 143 attractions in Atlanta
Category: Factory Tours; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: For over 125 years, we've been putting our secret formula into every Coca-Cola. Now we've put it all in one amazing place.... more » Owner description: For over 125 years, we've been putting our secret formula into every Coca-Cola. Now we've put it all in one amazing place. Experience the fascinating stories of the world's best-known beverage brand at the dynamic, interactive home of happiness - the World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta, Georgia! Now you can be closer than ever before to the vault that secures the secret formula for Coca-Cola, view more than 1,200 never-before-displayed artifacts, get an inside look at the bottling process, take a trip around the world in a thrilling 4-D movie experience, tempt your taste buds with more than 100 flavors from around the globe and take home a commemorative glass bottle of Coca-Cola and so much more! « less
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