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What to see in Atlanta

Atlanta Attractions


Home and birthplace of the iconic Martin Luther King Jr, Atlanta is fill of history and culture. Visitors need look no further for exciting stories of the American South and for some of the United States' finest cultural exports, such as the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

History buffs will love the countless museums this city has to offer. From the Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site and the Atlanta History Center, to the Atlanta Cyclorama, Civil War Museum and the Carter Center. A trip to the World of Coca-Cola is a must for lovers of the world's best known brand, while kids of all ages will love the Georgia Aquarium and Zoo Atlanta. Wander through the Botanical Gardens or wonder at the magnificent artwork in the High Museum of Art. The choices in Atlanta are endless!

An Atlanta CityPass can be bought for approximately $76 for adults and $61 for children and is valid for nine days. The pass allows the bearer free admission to six of the city's top attractions. The CityPass booklet provides attraction information, transport directions and best times to visit as well as coupons and other special features.


Atlanta History Center

Explore the 13 hectares (33 acres) of beautiful gardens, award-winning exhibitions, and interactive activities at the Atlanta History Center.

The main attractions are two historic homes, open…

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Ebenezer Baptist Church

Though small, Ebenezer Baptist Church has played a large role in America's history. Founded in 1886, the church functioned as the epicentre of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. Martin Luther…

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Fernbank Museum of Natural History

As one of the South's pre-eminent museums, Fernbank Museum of Natural History is a gateway for discovery and exploration. It explores the story of the earth's history, the physical universe, the environment…

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High Museum of Art

Located in deep in the city's art district, Atlantas's High Museum of Art is home to more than 15,000 pieces in its permanent collection. This includes 19th and 20th century American art, important…

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Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield

Kennesaw Mountain was the scene of a bloody Civil War battle, where in 1864, General Sherman led his Union forces against the entrenched Confederate forces at the site. This resulted in the death of…

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Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site

Venture through the Victorian house where Martin Luther King Jr. was born in 1929. Here visitors can see where America's Nobel prize-winning Civil Rights leader grew up and where the movement was birthed.…

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Monetary Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank

Although it doesn't sound like much of a tourist attraction, a visit to the Monetary Musuem at the Federal Reserve Bank leaves visitors unexpectedly entertained.

Tour highlights include an…

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The Fox Theatre

Atlanta's Fox Theatre, otherwise known as the Fabulous Fox, is a movie palaces built in the United States during the 1920s. The theatre's unique beginnings and Moorish design set it apart from other…

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Turner Field

Originally built for the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Turner Field was converted after the event to serve as the home of major league baseball team the Atlanta Braves. Affectionately known as 'The…

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