We are discussing here You may have lived in the city of Circle all of your life or are relatively new to the city. But have you ever listened to what others say about Indianapolis? Twenty years ago, it may be that “Why should I spend my weekends here?” Indianapolis has been recognized as the world capital of amateur sport over the years; he flourished in much more.
Not only is Indianapolis the 13th largest city in the United States, but it’s a great place to live, work, play, eat, shop … and the list doesn’t stop there. Most people who live in Indianapolis are proud of their city, but may not know ALL of the fun facts that can be shared with friends, relatives, and visitors.
Think of it as your “Brag Session” in Indianapolis.
Brag about culture
• Indianapolis has the Indianapolis Children’s Museum, not only the largest of its kind in the world but also rated “the best museum” by Child magazine. Among the interactive and practical attractions is the Dinosphere; with life-size roaring dinosaur skeletons and simulated fossil excavations. Since then, the museum has grown, even more, adding a fabulous new hall, new exhibits, and more.
• Indianapolis is home to the Madame Walker Theater Center, which commemorates the first self-taught female millionaire in the United States, Mrs. C. J. Walker.
Indianapolis Bragging Rights
• The Indianapolis Art Museum has been ranked by USA Today as one of the top 10 places for marriage proposals – ahead of the famous LOVE sculpture. Adjacent to the museum and located on 100 acres which include woods, wetlands, meadows, and a 35-acre lake is the 100 acre: the Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park. The park opened in June 2010 and is one of the largest museum art parks in the country, and the only one to place an order for the site.
• The Indianapolis Zoo is the only accredited combined zoo, aquarium, and botanical garden in the country. The zoo’s Oceans exhibit presents the largest tactile tank of sharks in the world; while the Dolphin Adventure offers the world’s first fully submerged dolphin watching experience. In the summer of 2010, the Indianapolis Zoo launched its new exhibit – Cheetah: The Race for Survival.
specific art in progress
• The Indiana State Museum presents art, science, and culture. The museum not only has exhibits inside, but is an exhibit itself with its 92 county promenade, its Indiana material exterior, and more. He will present Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition from September 25 to January 16, 2011.
A NEW exhibit featuring replicas of national treasures, Jingle Rails, will be unveiled in November 2010. Each canyon, mesa, lodge, Mt.
• Indianapolis is second behind Washington, D.C., in the number of monuments and memorials commemorating veterans.
• The 35th edition of the OneAmerica 500 Festival mini-marathon takes place on Saturday, May 7, 2011. The mini-marathon is the largest half marathon in the United States and, overall, the sixth-largest running event in America.
Everyone would agree that there is a LOT to do in downtown Indianapolis.