|#1 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
~0.02 miles from Cincinnati city center
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|#2 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
~0.02 miles from Cincinnati city center
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FUN FACT:The Cincinnati–Newport Bridge, also known as the Central Bridge was a cantilever bridge which crossed the Ohio River between Newport, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio. It was opened in 1890 and demolished in 1992 to make way for the Taylor-Southgate Bridge, which opened in 1995.
|#3 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
American Classical Music Hall
4 W 4th St Cincinnati OH - 513-621-3263
~0.25 miles from Cincinnati city center
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The American Classical Music Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization devoted to celebrating the past, present and future of American classical music.
|#4 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
~0.27 miles from Cincinnati city center
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Carew Tower is the tallest building in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. It stands 49 stories tall in the heart of downtown, overlooking the Ohio River waterfront, and is a national historic landmark. It contains the Netherland Plaza Hotel (currently a Hilton, and formerly the Omni Netherland Plaza). Palm Court, the former lobby of the hotel, and now the restaurant, is described by the hotel as the "finest example of French Art Deco architecture in the world." However, the building will be eclipsed by the Great American Insurance Building at Queen City Square in 2011 rising 86 feet (26 m) higher than the Carew Tower.
|#5 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
~0.29 miles from Cincinnati city center
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Fountain Square is a city square in Cincinnati. Founded in 1871, it was renovated in 1971 and 2005 and currently features many shops, restaurants, hotels, and offices.
|#6 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
~0.36 miles from Cincinnati city center
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The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is a museum in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio based on the history of the Underground Railroad. The Center also pays tribute to all efforts to "abolish human enslavement and secure freedom for all people." Billed as part of a new group of "museums of conscience," along with the Museum of Tolerance, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the National Civil Rights Museum, the Center offers lessons on the struggle for freedom in the past, in the present, and for the future as it attempts to challenge visitors to contemplate the meaning of freedom in their own lives. Its location recognizes the significant role of Cincinnati, where thousands of slaves escaped to freedom by crossing the Ohio River, in the history of the Underground Railroad.
|#7 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
US Bank Arena
~0.37 miles from Cincinnati city center
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U.S. Bank Arena (known originally as the Riverfront Coliseum (1975-1997), and known later as The Crown (1998) and the Firstar Center (1999-2001), is an indoor arena located in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio near the Ohio River next to the Great American Ball Park. Completed in September 1975, the arena seats 17,556 persons (in the round). It is the largest indoor arena in the Greater Cincinnati region. It was the home of the Cincinnati Stingers of the WHA from 1975–1979. Since then, the arena has hosted another minor-league hockey team and various concerts, political rallies, tennis tournaments, figure skating, a Billy Graham Crusade, and other events. The facility's longest-serving tenant was the men's basketball program of the University of Cincinnati, which used the arena from its completion...
|#8 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
Contemporary Arts Center
115 E 5th St Cincinnati OH - 513-721-0390
~0.38 miles from Cincinnati city center
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The Contemporary Arts Center's mission is based on the notion that there is an inextricable link between art and life, and that connections are made through contemporary art. We provide a space for reflection and dialogue, where the public can engage with artists, scholars, and each other around contemporary issues. We are committed to remaining the place where opportunity transcends boundaries.The CAC is shaped by a symbiotic relationship with the community. We are a neighbor, a leader, and a facilitator. We believe in the idea of an open cultural forum where all are welcome to congregate and gain exposure to new ideas and where art is a means for people to connect to each other and to the world outside.
|#9 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
Cincinnati Fire Museum
~0.44 miles from Cincinnati city center
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The Cincinnati Fire Museum preserves and exhibits Greater Cincinnati, Ohio's firefighting artifacts and honors firefighters, both past and present. The museum is housed in a 1907 firehouse, the Court Street Firehouse at 315 West Court Street (near Plum in downtown Cincinnati). The Court Street Firehouse is a registered historic building, listed in the National Register on July 18, 1974.Over 200 years of firefighting history is on display in the Cincinnati Fire Museum. Exhibits include examples of early leather fire buckets, an 1808 fire drum, the oldest surviving fire engine in Cincinnati, and an Hunneman hand pumper. The museum also features and interactive exhibit that allows visitors to experience a modern Emergency-One fire engine cab by wailing the siren, ringing the bell, and flash...
|#10 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
~0.46 miles from Cincinnati city center
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The Scripps Center is a 35-story office building in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.Completed in 1990, the building is located just off the Cincinnati riverfront at 312 Walnut Street. Home to a number of different companies, the skyscraper overlooks the Ohio River, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, and Great American Ball Park. The building was built and is owned by the E.W. Scripps Company, a media conglomerate that owns an assortment of television channels, both on cable and local networks, and many newspapers.
|#11 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge
~0.48 miles from Cincinnati city center
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The John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge spans the Ohio River between Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky. When the first pedestrians crossed on December 1, 1866, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world at 1,057 feet (322 m) main span. Today, many pedestrians use the bridge to get between the arenas in Cincinnati (Paul Brown Stadium, Great American Ball Park, and U.S. Bank Arena) and the hotels, bars, restaurants, and parking lots in Northern Kentucky. The bar and restaurant district at the foot of the bridge on the Kentucky side is known as Roebling Point.
|#12 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
124 E 7th St Cincinnati OH - 513-241-4338
~0.48 miles from Cincinnati city center
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Antonelli College, a well-known part of the visual arts community in Cincinnati, Ohio since 1947
|#13 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
Great American Ballpark
100 Joe Nuxhall Way Cincinnati OH
~0.52 miles from Cincinnati city center
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Located on the winding banks of the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati, Great American Ball Park serves as the home of the Cincinnati Reds, baseball's first professional franchise. The ballpark officially opened for the 2003 season, making 2012 its 10th big-league season.
|#14 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
~0.58 miles from Cincinnati city center
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Spirited shopping. - Eclectic dining. - Top-notch entertainment. - World-class education and health care. These reasons and more are why Uptown is Cincinnati’s newest up-and-coming neighborhood! Undergoing a robust revitalization, Uptown offers a myriad of possibilities to those looking for something out of the ordinary.Step outside the box and experience the excitement of progressive urban living. Feel the energy of a population that celebrates many different heritages and cultural backgrounds. You’ll see why we like to say Uptown is where Cincinnati meets the world!
|#15 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
Great American Ballpark - Cincinnati Reds
~0.60 miles from Cincinnati city center
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The Great American Ball Park is a Major League Baseball park in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is the home of the National League's Cincinnati Reds franchise. It opened in 2003, replacing the Reds' former home, Cinergy Field, which was known as Riverfront Stadium from its opening in June 1970 until the 2002 season.In 1996, Hamilton County voters passed a one-half percent sales tax increase to fund the building of two new venues for both the Cincinnati Reds and the National Football League's Cincinnati Bengals. Previously, the teams shared occupancy of Cinergy Field, but complained that the aging multi-purpose stadium lacked modern amenities and other enhancements necessary for small market teams to be competitive.Great American Ball Park was built on a plot of land located between the site of th...
|#16 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
Paul Brown Stadium - Cincinnati Bengals
~0.72 miles from Cincinnati city center
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Paul Brown Stadium is a football stadium located in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is the home of the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League. It opened on August 19, 2000. Bucking a recent trend, the city decided against selling the naming rights of the new stadium to a large corporation and named it after coaching legend Paul Brown, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame who founded not only the Bengals in 1966, but also the Cleveland Browns in 1946.In 1996, Hamilton County voters passed a one-half percent sales tax increase to fund the building of two new facilities for both the Bengals and the Major League Baseball Cincinnati Reds. Previously, the Bengals and the Reds shared occupancy of Riverfront Stadium/Cinergy Field, but both teams complained that the aging multipurpose facil...
|#17 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
316 Pike St Cincinnati OH - 513-241-0343
~0.80 miles from Cincinnati city center
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The Taft Museum of Art is a house museum in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. The building which houses the museum was built as a villa on the edge of Cincinnati about 1820 for Martin Baum and then was the residence of Nicholas Longworth. David Sinton lived in the house with his daughter Anna, who married Charles Phelps Taft, the half-brother of President William Howard Taft. The Tafts lived in the house from 1873 until 1929. William H. Taft accepted his presidential nomination here in 1908. The Tafts were avid art collectors. They turned their home into a museum, and donated their Greek Revival house and the collection of art that filled it to the people of Cincinnati in 1927. In the Tafts' deed of gift they stated, "We desire to devote our collection of pictures, porcelains, and other works of ...
|#18 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
Newport Southbank Bridge
~0.98 miles from Cincinnati city center
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The Newport Southbank Bridge (popularly known as the "Purple People Bridge") stretches 2,670 feet over the Ohio River, connecting Newport, Kentucky to downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.The original bridge first opened on April 1, 1872, under the name Newport and Cincinnati Bridge, and was Cincinnati's first railroad bridge spanning the Ohio River. The current bridge was constructed in 1896 and accommodated streetcar, pedestrian and automobile traffic.In 1904, the bridge was renamed the L&N (Louisville and Nashville) Railroad Bridge, and this name remained until the bridge was rehabilitated and re-opened as a pedestrian-only bridge in May 2003.The bridge was closed to railroad traffic in 1987, and later closed to automobile traffic in October 2001 after years of neglect and deterioration....
|#19 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
Over The Rhine (Neighborhood)
~0.99 miles from Cincinnati city center
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Over-the-Rhine, sometimes shortened to OTR, is a neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is believed to be the largest, most intact urban historic district in the United States. Over-the-Rhine was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 17, 1983 with 943 contributing buildings. It contains the largest collection of Italianate architecture in the United States. Besides being a historic district the neighborhood's arts scene is unparalleled in size and caliber within Cincinnati.Once the home of nineteenth century German immigrants, by the end of the twentieth century Over-the-Rhine had become known as Cincinnati's most infamous ghetto. Since the late 1970s historic preservationists and low-income housing advocates have been battling over whether the neighborhood should be a "...
|#20 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
Newport on the Levee
~1.09 miles from Cincinnati city center
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|#21 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
~1.14 miles from Cincinnati city center
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|#22 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
1 Aquarium Way Newport KY
~1.15 miles from Cincinnati city center
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Explore our 70 exhibits and 14 galleries, including five seamless acrylic tunnels totaling over 200 feet in length, featuring an amazing variety of aquatic life from around the world. Just look at what awaits you on your journey through the world's most exotic and exciting waterwaysThe Newport Aquarium is located in Newport, Kentucky, United States at Newport on the Levee. The aquarium has 70 exhibits and 14 galleries, including five seamless acrylic tunnels totaling over 200 feet in length. The aquarium showcases thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water, including the enormously popular "Scooter" and "Sweet Pea," two of the few shark rays in captivity and the only breeding pair on display in the world. In 2009, the Aquarium received a baby shark ray fro...
|#23 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
~1.24 miles from Cincinnati city center
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The Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal, originally Cincinnati Union Terminal, is a passenger railroad station in the Queensgate neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. After the decline of railroad travel, most of the building was converted to other uses, and now houses museums, theaters, and a library.
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Newport Festival Park
1 Aquarium Way Newport KY - 859-912-2509
~1.28 miles from Cincinnati city center
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|#25 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
Mt Auburn (Neighborhood)
~1.46 miles from Cincinnati city center
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Mount Auburn Historic District is located in the Mount Auburn neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio. It extends along both sides of Auburn Avenue roughly between Ringold Street and William H. Taft Road.The District was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 28, 1973 (No. 73001464). Mount Auburn was founded as a hilltop retreat for Cincinnati's social elite where wealthier people could escape the dirt, heat, smoke and crowded conditions of the lower city. Ornate historic mansions with incredible panoramic views still reflect this heritage.The district contains notable houses of Federal, Greek Revival, Italian Villa, Romanesque Revival, and Georgian Revival styles. The houses date from 1819 to the turn of the century and are associated with the prominent Cincinnatians. No...
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Cincinnati Art Museum
~1.52 miles from Cincinnati city center
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The Cincinnati Art Museum is one of the oldest art museums in the United States. Founded in 1881, it was the first purpose-built art museum west of the Alleghenies. Its collection of over 60,000 works make it one of the most comprehensive collections in the Midwest.Museum founders debated locating the museum in either Burnett Woods, Eden Park, or downtown Cincinnati on Washington Square. Charles West, the major donor of the early museum, cast his votes in favor of Eden Park sealing its final location. The Romanesque-revival building designed by Cincinnati architect James McLaughlin opened in 1886. A series of additions and renovations have considerably altered the building over its 120 year history.In 2003, a major addition, The Cincinnati Wing was added to house a permanent exhibit...
|#27 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
Mt. Adams (Neighborhood)
~1.58 miles from Cincinnati city center
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Mt. Adams is a geographic landmark and residential neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio, located directly east of downtown Cincinnati, south of Walnut Hills, south-west of East Walnut Hills, and west of the East End.Mt Adams is surrounded by one of Cincinnati's finest parks—Eden Park, Cincinnati. The park borders the hill on three sides and gives residents a sense of removal from the hustle and bustle of the city. Located within the park is the Krohn Conservatory and one of Cincinnati's oldest water works projects, now part of the park. Mt. Adams landmarks include the Cincinnati Art Museum, Playhouse in the Park, Rookwood Pottery (now converted to a restaurant), Pilgrim Chapel, Holy Cross Monastery and the Immaculata Church.Today, Mount Adams is popular among the 21+ age group for its asso...
|#28 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
Thomas M Berry International Friendship Park
~1.74 miles from Cincinnati city center
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|#29 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
~1.85 miles from Cincinnati city center
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Krohn Conservatory is a conservatory located in Eden Park within Cincinnati, Ohio.The conservatory was completed in 1933, and named in honor of Irwin M. Krohn who served on the Board of Park Commissioners. It contains more than 3,500 plant species from all over the world, with principal collections as follows:Bonsai Collection - a collection of bonsai trees from the conservatory itself, the Bonsai Society of Greater Cincinnati, and private individuals.Desert Garden - succulents and cacti including agaves, aloes, crassulas, and yuccas, as well as cereus, opuntia, and pereskia.Floral Display - home to six seasonal floral shows, with a permanent citrus tree collection of orange, kumquat, giant Ponderosa lemon, and grapefruit.Orchid Display - approximately 75 blooming orchids at any ...
|#30 of 30 Things To Do in Cincinnati|
~2.00 miles from Cincinnati city center
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Visiting Eden Park :950 Eden Park Drive Cincinnati , OH 45202 Located at Gilbert Avenue between Elsinore and Morris and comprised of 186.29 acres, Eden Park was assembled by a series of purchases beginning in 1859. The name came, naturally, from the Garden of Eden and was given by Nicholas Longworth who owned a large tract which constitutes the main portion of the park.Eden Park is the home of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati Art Academy, Playhouse in the Park, Murray Seasongood Pavilion, and the Irwin M. Krohn Conservatory.Krohn Conservatory, one of Cincinnati's major tourist attractions, was opened to the public in 1933 and essentially rebuilt after extensive storm damage in 1966. It is the third greenhouse in Eden Park. Krohn Conservatory, which is owned and ope...