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Address: Detroit, MI
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Many major building attractions.

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the rebirth of a downtown

Not at all what I expected. Fantastic buildings to see and many undergoing restoration. Downtown is very much alive. Plenty of great places to eat. Buy lunch and sit in a park... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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London, Canada
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141 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not at all what I expected. Fantastic buildings to see and many undergoing restoration. Downtown is very much alive. Plenty of great places to eat. Buy lunch and sit in a park and enjoy some music when live music is presented. This city is coming back, big time. We will be back.

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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111 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Downtown Detroit is a great place to explore with reminders of its greatness found in many of the fine old buildnigs still standing. The People Mover, a couple car train on elevated tracks, provides a great way to both see and get around.

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Lexington, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for sports event: the people are very friendly. We did not feel unsafe despite what news/media events report. The city is very nice in some areas, others not so much. Walked from campus Martius to Hart Plaza at dusk with no problems. There are some very beautiful buildings amazing architecture and some very outstanding Detroiters.

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Thank Michele739
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Detroit has come a long way since when I grew up 40 minutes outside the city. It used to be gross and dangerous but now it's got the luster back! There is group workouts, bike rides around the city and amazing places to eat and drink. It reminds me of NYC but with gambling, better prices and less people.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you hear the words Detroit Downtown, it definitely sounds like a great place to have something awful and muderish happen to you. Despite its reputation the downtown is making a comeback and it feels pretty safe though I wouldnt wander aimlessly and would take some precautions. However, regular people go downtown and enjoy it and so should you. Walking... More 

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Michigan
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We regularly go into downtown to see venues or just to relax on the Riverfront. The downtown area is good to see all year round.

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San Francisco Bay Area
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I, like most others I suspect am rooting for a Detroit recovery. However, it just isn't anywhere near that yet. We got to our hotel in downtown on a Saturday in the Summer at 7:00 P.M. Should be primetime with a lot of people out and about going to restaurants and activities and the streets were bare. I mean there... More 

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Bonn, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I must say every time I drive in to Detroit I'm afraid of going on the wrong roads. I'm somehow blown away of the town when you stand and look at the buildings rising high above you. When there is a game going on at comerica park and there are loads of people strolling on the streets. It's just weird... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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1,179 reviews
361 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are pockets of rejuvenation in this city and downtown that was on the brink of disaster. It is coming back to life but slowly. Keep it up.

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Aruba
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe because it was a sunday in July but nothing going on... small parks, no people, no activities, empty streets, no traffic, no people out, only homeless people so sorry for them. One lively street was the one in front of Greektown Hotel; one street, some cute little sidewalk cafes and bistros one one side and some big casino entrance... More 

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