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Louisville - Things to Do & Tourist Attractions

The city of Louisville is more known for its various museums, events and a number of attractions. Tourists can visit the West Main District situated in downtown Louisville, which is locally known as the Museum Row. In this district, there is the Frazier International History Museum which features arms, armors and such related historical artifacts too. The Louisville Science center is another sight of interest for it's the largest hands on science center in Kentucky and has many interactive exhibits. Louisville four star hotel is near to most of the attractions in the city.

There are also many historical landmarks that tourists can visit during their stay in one of the Louisville luxury hotels. The Belle of Louisville for instance is the oldest Mississippi style of steamboat in operation in the United States. There are also some notable properties which includes the Farmington Historic Plantation, the Farnsley Moremen Landing and the Waverly Hills Sanatorium.

Some of the prominent parks include the Louisville Waterfront Park, the Cherokee Park and the Iroquois Park. Many can opt to visit the Jefferson Memorial Forest, which is the largest municipal urban forest in the United States. This forest was designated as a National Audubon Society wildlife refuge and has more than thirty miles of hiking trails. Those who are more interested in watching arts can visit the Kentucky Center where there are many plays and concerts held. The center is also home to the Louisville Ballet, Music Theater Louisville and Louisville Orchestra. Other point of interest includes the Louisville Orchestra which performs around 125 concerts each year, the Humana Festival of New American Plays held in spring and the Walden Theater, known for its presentation of both modern and classics of British and American theater works. The city is home to the Kentucky Wildcats of NBA and also the Louisville Cardinals football team. Horseracing is also a major attraction in this city.