Cincinatti Travel Guide
Cincinnati night skyline © www.visitcincinnatti.net
The city of Cincinnati sits on the banks of the Ohio River and
is known for its pretty European architecture. Findlay Market, in
the Over-the-Rhine (OTR) district, has streets lined with colourful
Queen Anne buildings, filled with trendy cafes and eateries.
Further to the north is the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens.
The Cincinnati Museum Center is a popular history and science
museum, housed in Union Terminal, an Art Deco train station. The
Cincinnati Art Museum houses an encyclopedic art collection of more
than 67000 works spanning 6000 years, while the National
Underground Railroad Freedom Center features exhibits on the
history of slavery and the abolitionist movement. The subject is
also explored at the Harriet Beecher Stowe House, once home to the
author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin". The Roebling Suspension Bridge links
the city to Covington and Newport, Kentucky, which are now almost
suburbs of Cincinnati. Covington's 19th Century MainStrasse quarter
is filled with quirky shops, restaurants and cafes, and its
Riverside Drive is a historic district with a restored paddleboat
steamer and some notable Antebellum plantation mansions. Newport is
known for Friars Walk, and enormous shopping and restaurant
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