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What to see in Providence

Benefit Street

One of America's most famous walks is down Providence's Benefit Street, lined with an impressive concentration of original…

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John Brown House

The three-storey mansion on Power Street, designed by Joseph Brown for his brother John, in 1786, was once described…

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Rhode Island School of Design Museum

The small but comprehensive museum attached to the Rhode Island design college features many changing exhibitions, particularly…

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Roger Williams Park Zoo

Providence's zoo is situated in a beautiful 174-hectare (430-acre) Victorian park accessed from Elmwood Avenue on the…

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State Capitol

Rhode Island's magnificent white marble Georgian state house was inspired by London's St Paul's Cathedral and the US…

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Waterplace Park

Providence's renovated downtown waterfront is known as Waterplace Park, a haven of romantic Venetian footbridges and…

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