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Best of Detroit Guide

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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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Guardian Building
Guardian Building
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings
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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: Speciality Museums; Historic Sites
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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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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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All places to eat » Places to eat

Giovanni's
Giovanni's
Ranked #1 of 954 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
Astoria Pastry Shop
Astoria Pastry Shop
Ranked #2 of 954 restaurants in Detroit
Price:
Cuisines: Bakery, Dessert
Good for: Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Takeout, After-hours, Dessert
Green Dot Stables
Green Dot Stables
Ranked #3 of 954 restaurants in Detroit
Cuisines: American
Dining options: After-hours
Slows Bar BQ
Slows Bar BQ
Ranked #4 of 954 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
Supino Pizzeria
Supino Pizzeria
Ranked #5 of 954 restaurants in Detroit
Price: USD 10 - 15
Cuisines: Pizza

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Hostel Detroit
Hostel Detroit
USD 27 - 66

Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Comfort Inn and Suites
2.5 of 5
Comfort Inn and Suites
USD 87 - 110
Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Melvindale
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University Place
University Place
USD 36 - 64 (CAD 39 - 69)
Ranked #10 of 34 hotels in Windsor

All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Detroit-Dearborn
3.5 of 5
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Detroit-Dearborn
USD 101 - 159
Ranked #7 of 33 hotels in Detroit
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Ivy Rose Motor Inn & Restaurant
Ivy Rose Motor Inn & Restaurant
USD 76 - 78
Ranked #15 of 34 hotels in Windsor
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Cadillac Motel
Cadillac Motel
USD 77 - 91
Ranked #17 of 34 hotels in Windsor
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

MGM Grand Detroit
4.5 of 5
MGM Grand Detroit
USD 283 - 599
Ranked #2 of 33 hotels in Detroit
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The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport
4.0 of 5
The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport
USD 137 - 291
Ranked #3 of 33 hotels in Detroit
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The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit
4.0 of 5
The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit
USD 150 - 410
Ranked #4 of 33 hotels in Detroit
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