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Top ten tourist attractions in Atlanta

by Drprem Jagyasi

Atlanta, the Georgian capital is an economic and cultural centre in America that offers splendid growth in the fields of arts, history, sports etc. Here is an insight into its top tourist attractions.

Atlanta History Center

The center is a big complex comprising of history museum, games museum, Kenan research center, Swan house and many historical gardens.

Georgia Aquarium

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The aquarium being the largest in western hemisphere is home to the largest fish in the world, the whale shark including manta rays and beluga whales.

Center for Puppetry Arts

The center is a museum having puppets from all corners along with several photos, videos and posters about puppetry.

Fox Theatre

The Fox Theatre is one of the best performing arts theatre built in a combination of Islamic and Egyptian architecture.

Fernbank Museum of Natural History

The museum portrays Georgia’s history by using modern techniques. The exhibits of dinosaur statues, skeletons, landscapes and travels are both entertaining and interactive.

Atlanta Botanical Garden

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The garden is divided into different sections including rose garden, children’s garden, Japanese garden and woodland area having distinct animal and plant variety along with tropical birds.

Stone Mountain Park

The park has a stone mountain in the center where one can go only through a cable car. Alongside are an old steam railway and an artificial lake.

Oakland Cemetery

The historic cemetery is spread over six acres land and has parkland with wildlife, gardens and sculptures.

Centennial Olympic Park

The fountain of Olympic rings, music, lights and flags of different nations that were host of Olympic Games are the major attractions of Centennial Olympic Park.

CNN Center

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The world famous news center attracts tourists where food court atrium, hotel and studio tours are available. One can also have a close view of his favorite newscaster and the technology used.

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