Welcome to Atlanta
Welcome to Atlanta, the city of multi-culture.
Atlanta, capital of Georgia, is the most important hub of South-eastern United States and the equivalent of the 17th economy power in the world.
Composed of half a million inhabitants, this city has been influenced by people from all the United States and from all around the world since the 19th century. Because of that, Atlanta is an eclectic place, where one can enjoy the activities' diversity. Rather opera with the Atlanta Opera, music with Atlanta Symphonic Orchestra or theatre with the Alliance Theatre ? Atlanta disposes also of many parks, in fact 343, as Piedmont Park, perfect to go for a run or just have a breath of fresh air. What's more, Atlanta is covered by more than a third by trees...the US record. You can also easily discover Atlanta with outdoors attractions such as the zoo where are the nation's largest collections of gorillas and orangutans or the botanical garden. Inside, you can visit the world's largest indoor aquarium, the Georgia Aquarium, or historical museums such as the famous Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site or the World of Coca-Cola.
During you're trip in this beautiful city don't forget to test the great food of Atlanta, reflecting origins of its inhabitants.
If the weather is great and warm you can go to Virginia-Island, the place the locals go to drink and have fun. There are many good restaurants there and some great bars when you can enjoy various music bands.
You can find various shops in the Atlantic Station: a beautiful shopping center with lots of retail stores, but also movie theater, it is very dynamic and pleasant to be there. Or you can go to Lenox Square Mall and Phipps Plaza. Thus if you want to discover luxus products from Atlanta you will enjoy Buckhead place.
The greatest places to visit are:
-High Museum of Art
-Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site
-the World of Coca-Cola
-Atlanta Botanical Garden
-Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
UTC/GMT -5 hours
The weather is often humid, hot in summer and winters are cool: take an umbrella but a short too!
Go wherever you we want by using the large transportation infrastructure offered by the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA): rail system subway, lots of highways, a huge airport and 45miles of bike paths.
The city is situated among the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains