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The cradle of the Motown sound

If Detroit has any problem, that’s a PR problem. Since its auto industry tanked, the city lost its fame and glory, and today it is struggling to regain is status as a must-visit American destination. Look beyond the hype, look for the city’s true heart and essence, and you’ll discover enough to fill your Detroit travel guide. The city boasts amazing architecture, a few good museums and over 80 underground art galleries, beautiful parks and when it comes to entertainment, considering that this is the birthplace of American electro/techno music, you can easily understand that Detroit is still a great place to dance.

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Automotive Hall of Fame: 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air 210
Featuring the heroes of the auto industry
Belle Isle Nature Zoo
Family friendly zoo, featuring educational programs
Belle Isle Park
Enjoy the splendor of historic Belle Isle
Bronner's CHRISTmas Wonderland
The world's largest Christmas store
Campus Martius Park
Detroit's gathering place
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
The world’s largest institution dedicated to the African...
Comerica Park- stadium entrance
Where you can meet the Tigers
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Dedicated to the history of the Great Lakes and the Detroit River.
Henry Ford Museum
As grand as the vision that inspired it
Motown Historical Museum
One of Detroit’s most popular tourist destinations
Pewabic Pottery
Art Gallery
World famous iridescent glaze
The Masonic of Detroit
The world's largest Masonic Temple
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