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Central Canal

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Address: 337 W 11th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202-3001
Phone Number: 317-955-2389
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Pleasant and Enjoyable Downtown Experience

Visited the canal on a cool summer evening. Lots of people were out walking and running. Took in a gondola ride and some gelato, making it a perfect evening for my wife and me... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Princeton, West Virginia
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Princeton, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited the canal on a cool summer evening. Lots of people were out walking and running. Took in a gondola ride and some gelato, making it a perfect evening for my wife and me. Will do again on a future visit to the city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

while with my boyfriend we walked this beautiful and pictures location enjoying the early spring break through the hard wintry month we had experienced

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Lovington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great time walking around the canal and checking everything out. My sons favorite part of our vacation! Such a beautiful area.

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franklin,in
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

great way to spend an hour. Paddle boat, or kayak, up and down the canal. great exercise and great way to people watch

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had the pleasure of spending 2 different afternoons walking along the canal. We loved the family friendly, beautifully manicured walkways filled with walkers, bikes and an occasional skateboard. There are kayaks and paddle boats for rent and the opportunity to ride in a gondola. We were able to have a light lunch at a café overlooking the canal which... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very defined walking area with lots of people so considered very safe. Fairly clean and a nice tree lined path. Worth an evening stroll

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a great walk around the cannel. You can power walk or take a romantic stroll. Either was it is an easy walk. They have bikes and paddle boats to rent.

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Damascus, Syria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Indianapolis Canal or Central Canal in downtown Indianapolis is a great sight to visit. On my last trip to Indianapolis I turned off of Meridian Street and went onto 11th avenue and came across a really fascinating sight!! The Indianapolis Canal was really unique and exceptional site If anyone has not viewed this attraction you must place it in... More 

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Shamong, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was nice. However, we expected more. A place like that has so much more potential. There were no shops and we only saw one restaurant. Having those things in place would've made up for the dirty water.

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Thank 2TravelLuvers
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a beautiful place to walk around and enjoy the scenery. It wasnt too busy. I thoroughly enjoyed the area.

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