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Detroit
Motor city is revving its engines again. Revitalised and reinvigorated after decades of neglect, Detroit is reclaiming its place as a cultural and tourist capital. Everything in this old Midwestern city seems new again. The Woodward Avenue theatre district boasts renovated theatres and new shows. The Detroit Tigers opened their new stadium, Comerica Park, in 2000; the Lions now play in adjacent Ford Field. Greektown is now the happening place for food and nightlife. Modern Detroit blends the soul and vision of its pioneers: The Motown Museum is a low-key tribute to the high-energy sound that defined a city and an era. Just outside Detroit, the Henry Ford Museum is a sprawling testament to the spirit of invention... more Motor city is revving its engines again. Revitalised and reinvigorated after decades of neglect, Detroit is reclaiming its place as a cultural and tourist capital. Everything in this old Midwestern city seems new again. The Woodward Avenue theatre district boasts renovated theatres and new shows. The Detroit Tigers opened their new stadium, Comerica Park, in 2000; the Lions now play in adjacent Ford Field. Greektown is now the happening place for food and nightlife. Modern Detroit blends the soul and vision of its pioneers: The Motown Museum is a low-key tribute to the high-energy sound that defined a city and an era. Just outside Detroit, the Henry Ford Museum is a sprawling testament to the spirit of invention that built the city and is refuelling it today. less

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Detroit Institute of Arts
Detroit Institute of Arts
Owner description: Considered to house one of the best art collections in the United States, the Institute showcases everything from mummies to modern art and African masks to Monets in its... more Owner description: Considered to house one of the best art collections in the United States, the Institute showcases everything from mummies to modern art and African masks to Monets in its outstanding collection of over 65,000 works. Don't miss the General Motors Center for African American Art, a part of the DIA which showcases 400 pieces, in various media, by African American artists. less
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Detroit Symphony
Detroit Symphony
Popular orchestra performs a wide variety of musical performances featuring classical, pops and jazz concerts at Orchestra Hall, Meadow Brook Music Festival and other venues.
Attraction type: Symphonies
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Motown Historical Museum
Motown Historical Museum
Owner description: This old Detroit home belies the greatness that was born here: the Motown Sound. But one step inside Hitsville, USA, the original house where Berry Gordy lived and recorded the... more Owner description: This old Detroit home belies the greatness that was born here: the Motown Sound. But one step inside Hitsville, USA, the original house where Berry Gordy lived and recorded the Motown hits, and you'll catch the beat and spirit of this booming music era. Photos, costumes, artwork, music and other memorabilia take you back to simpler times. less
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Speciality Museums
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Guardian Building
Guardian Building
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings
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Comerica Park
Comerica Park
Owner description: Home of the Detroit Tigers, this is no ordinary ballpark. Combination theme park, ballpark, and baseball museum, it features huge statues of tigers, a Ferris wheel, carousel (with... more Owner description: Home of the Detroit Tigers, this is no ordinary ballpark. Combination theme park, ballpark, and baseball museum, it features huge statues of tigers, a Ferris wheel, carousel (with tigers, of course) and a fountain that celebrates each home run with colored lights and music. less
Attraction type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Giovanni's
Giovanni's
Ranked #1 of 974 Restaurants in Detroit
Price: USD 15 - 80
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Business, Special Occasion Dining, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, After-hours, Dessert
Hygrade Restaurant & Deli
Hygrade Restaurant & Deli
Ranked #2 of 974 Restaurants in Detroit
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Green Dot Stables
Green Dot Stables
Ranked #3 of 974 Restaurants in Detroit
Cuisines: American
Dining options: After-hours
Mudgie's
Mudgie's
Ranked #4 of 974 Restaurants in Detroit
Price: USD 5 - 10
Cuisines: American, Vegetarian, Eclectic, Sandwiches
Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout
Slows Bar BQ
Slows Bar BQ
Ranked #5 of 974 Restaurants in Detroit
Price:
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
Good for: Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, After-hours

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Hostel Detroit
Hostel Detroit
USD 27 - 66
The Corktown Hotel
2.0 of 5
The Corktown Hotel
USD 48 - 117
Ranked #18 of 34 Hotels in Detroit
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Comfort Inn and Suites
2.5 of 5
Comfort Inn and Suites
USD 96 - 125
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Melvindale
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Inn on Ferry Street
3.5 of 5
Inn on Ferry Street
USD 133 - 181
Ranked #1 of 34 Hotels in Detroit
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The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport
4.0 of 5
The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport
USD 132 - 318
Ranked #3 of 34 Hotels in Detroit
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The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit
4.0 of 5
The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit
USD 134 - 429
Ranked #4 of 34 Hotels in Detroit
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

MGM Grand Detroit
4.5 of 5
MGM Grand Detroit
USD 278 - 399
Ranked #2 of 34 Hotels in Detroit
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Greektown Casino Hotel
4.0 of 5
Greektown Casino Hotel
USD 143 - 298
Ranked #5 of 34 Hotels in Detroit
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The Atheneum
4.0 of 5
The Atheneum
USD 158 - 226
Ranked #10 of 34 Hotels in Detroit
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