Top 9 Atlanta Travel Attractions

By on March 13, 2015

Atlanta, Georgia’s capital and the largest city, is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States yet preserves its Southern graciousness. Atlanta’s mild climate and physical beauty attracts travelers from all over the world. Residents and visitors judge the city as most desirable for its location, climate, easy air access, great transportation and a cooperative and supportive government.

Atlanta attractions include the city hall, the Woodruff Arts Centre, the Capitol, the State library, home of the High, Museum of Art and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Here are few more feathers on this magical city’s hat:

Atlanta Botanical Gardens

Atlanta Botanical Gardens

Garden offers visitors a promise for exceptional exhibits, events and educational workshops all round the year. This serene oasis includes 30 acres of garden, wildflower trails, an urban forest, the Dorothy Chapman Fuqua Conservatory and a 10,000 square-foot Fuqua Orchid Center.

Atlanta University Center and the Historic West End

Atlanta University Center and the Historic West End

The Atlanta University Center is referred to The Vine City area of Atlanta that holds the country’s largest concentration of African-American colleges. The Historic West End community dates back to the 1830s and features restoration period homes and Victorian cottages.

Georgia State Capitol

Georgia State Capitol

The Georgia State Capitol Building, restored in1889, houses a museum which collects, maintains and exhibits significant artifacts, also counting a priceless collection of Georgia’s state flags. Native gold from Lumpkin County tops the dome of the Georgia State Capitol Building .

Theatre Galore

Theatre Galore

Atlanta has one of the most remarkable show business communities in the United States with more than 65 dynamic performance groups. Metro theatres present an assortment of new and old works. Broadway musicals through Broadway in Atlanta, and Theater of the Stars, improvisation, southern themes, political and human issues, contemporary, classic and, of course, Shakespeare. Check out Alliance Theatre, Dad’s Garage, Georgia Shakespeare Theatre, Fox Theatre and Theatre in the Square.

Atlanta Opera

Atlanta Opera

The Atlanta Opera, founded in 1979, has spanned over125 years of the city’s history winning several awards both nationally and locally .

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is accepted for its ingenuity and novelty worldwide. It is also known as a wonderful training ground for musicians who go on to stellar careers with other orchestras.

Atlanta History Center

Atlanta History Center

The Atlanta History Center’s Buckhead has the largest private collection of Civil War memorabilia in the nation. It features 32 acres of gardens, wildlife trails and woodland areas.

High Museum of Art

High Museum of Art

The High Museum of Art is the primary art museum in the southeast, where visitors can expect a expansive, assorted range of art comprising 19th/20th century American, European, African and African-American paintings, attractive arts, cinematography, and modern and contemporary art.

Atlanta Ballet

Atlanta Ballet

The Atlanta Ballet, founded in 1929, is the oldest proficient dance company in America, the largest self-supported arts institute in Georgia and the official Ballet of Georgia. The company’s performances combine contemporary and conventional styles with classic ballets and novel composition.

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