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What to see in Atlanta

Atlanta Attractions


Home and birthplace of the iconic Martin Luther King Jr, Atlanta is far from short on history and culture, and the city's attractions bear testament to this. Visitors need look no further for stories of the south and for some of the United States' finest 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 and 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, which features a panda exhibition. Wander through the Botanical Gardens or ponder at the magnificent artwork in the High Museum of Art, the choices are endless!

An Atlanta CityPass can be bought for $69 for adults or $49 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

Set in nine hectares (23 acres) of beautiful gardens, the Atlanta History Center is the ideal place to soak up the rich…

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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…

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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,…

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High Museum of Art

Atlantas's High Museum of Art is home to more than 12,000 pieces in its permanent collection and includes 19th and 20th…

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Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield

In 1864 Kennesaw Mountain was the scene of a bloody Civil War battle when General Sherman led his Union forces against…

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Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site

In January 1929 a baby boy was born in an upstairs bedroom of a house in Atlanta. Today the Victorian house is the centre…

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Monetary Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank

Although it doesn't sound like much of a tourist drawcard, visitors to the Federal Reserve Bank are unanimous in their…

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The Fox Theatre

Atlanta's Fox Theatre, which is often promoted as the Fabulous Fox, is one of the magnificent movie palaces built in…

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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…

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