Visiting Detroit

(Detroit, Michigan - MI, USA)

Detroit is a city known for of history and culture, with sightseeing and entertainment for everyone.

The city of Detroit is also known for its music scene - being home to the Motown record label, and its thriving car industry, which has earned Detroit is nickname of 'Motor City'.

Visiting Detroit: Places to Visit

  • Guided tours of Detroit, with walking tours of individual regions, popular bus tours and also river cruises along the Detroit River, complete with informative commentary
  • Detroit Science Center, a modern and exciting attraction, full of high-tech exhibits and hands-on displays for all ages, together with a vast IMAX cinema and seasonal events
  • Renaissance Center, a striking building featuring contemporary architecture at its best, standing along Detroit's Jefferson Avenue and featuring an eye-catching central tower
  • Detroit Public Library, well-placed for exploration of the city center and nearby museums, home to the noteworthy Burton Historical Collection
  • Eastern Market, held every Saturday on the northeastern side of Detroit's downtown district, featuring a range of local produce, live entertainment and hot snacks
  • Detroit Zoo, consistently regarded as one of the best zoos in USA, famed for its natural enclosures where the animals appear uncaged
  • Fischer Building, standing in Detroit's New Center district and dominating much of this area, featuring magnificent Art Deco style architecture and extravagant decor, with tremendous attention to detail
  • Fox Theater Building, a 1928 landmark theater with a capacity of around 5,000 and standing along Detroit's Woodward Avenue
  • Detroit Institute of Arts, one of the biggest museums in the United States, containing an enormous collection of paintings and sculptures, with notable artists include Picasso, Rembrandt and Van Gogh amongst others
  • Automotive Hall of Fame and the Henry Ford Museum, a chance to learn about the significance of Detroit's automobile industry
  • Henry Ford Car Museum, located on the outskirts of Detroit and close to the Greenfield Village, showcasing many historic cars
  • Hart Plaza, an important public space hosting many of Detroit's most popular events, including the acclaimed Ford Montreux Jazz Festival and the Detroit Electronic Music Festival, both of which consistently attract large crowds

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