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Atlanta is the heart and high-tech center of Georgia and the American south. ONA13 will tap into the history, culture and funk of Atlanta’s diverse neighborhoods. Check out the stylish boutiques and laid-back bars in Virginia-Highland, live jazz in Castleberry Hill, and Little Five Points with its alternative shopping, bars, restaurants and even an Elvis shrine at the Star Community Bar. And don’t miss Cabbagetown, an emerging area which Travel + Leisure magazine featured in “America’s Best Secret Neighborhoods.”

Atlanta was founded in 1837 as the end of the Western & Atlantic railroad line. It was first named Marthasville in honor of the then-governor’s daughter, nicknamed Terminus for its rail location, and then changed soon after to Atlanta, the feminine of Atlantic (as in the railroad). Today the fast-growing city remains a transportation hub; its Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the busiest in the world.

Visitors can discover the city’s history from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement and experience a thriving cultural scene at the city’s many theatres, museums, galleries, and family moncler, the heart of downtown’s tourist hub, is marked by playful fountains that draw visitors to its core. Nearby is the world’s largest indoor aquarium, the moncler jackets, host to whale sharks, wave pools, and dolphin tales. Just a few steps away, the moncler sale reminisces about the history of the soft drink and showcases its world-famous advertising.

The city also contains a notable number of historical museums and sites, including the, featuring his boyhood home and final resting place;, which houses a massive painting and diorama in-the-round, depicting the Battle of Atlanta in the Civil War; site of the writing of the Pulitzer-Prize winning novel “Gone With the Wind.”

Atlanta is one of few United States cities with permanent, professional, resident companies in all major performing arts disciplines: opera (Atlanta Opera), ballet (Atlanta Ballet), music (Atlanta Symphony Orchestra), and theater (the Alliance Theatre). Sports fans have an opportunity to take in a game of the MLB Braves, NFL Falcons, and NBA Hawks. For outdoor activities, visitors flock to the 189-acre moncler uk and the neighboring Atlanta Botanical Garden .

Dining out is essential to Atlanta’s social scene, where chef-run indie restaurants dish up modern American cuisine in strikingly beautiful dining rooms. A variety of specialties can be found, ranging from ethnic restaurants serving cuisine from every corner of the world to traditional eateries specializing in Southern dining.