Posted by: RasmaSandra | January 1, 2020

Kansas City

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Kansas City is located in the state of Missouri on the border with the state of Kansas.

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The National World War I Museum is housed in a modern building with a glass walkway stretching over a field of red poppies. The museum has informative displays and cabinets full of weapons and uniforms. At the Liberty Memorial, you can get awesome views of the city.

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The Worlds of Fun Theme Park has rides for all ages among them

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the legendary Mamba roller coaster that is one of the fastest and scariest in the world. Here you’ll also find the Dinosaurs Alive attraction featuring life-sized dinosaurs.

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The Kansas City Zoo was founded in 1909. It is best known for its Kenya and Tiger Trail exhibits.

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You can enjoy seeing lions, elephants, giraffes, orangutans, kangaroos, tigers and so much more.

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In the KidZone the highlights are the Polar Bear Passage and the Helzberg Penguin Plaza.

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There are five transportations options to explore the zoo – train, tram, Endangered Species Carousel, boat, and African Sky Safari.

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The Country Club Plaza is the city’s premier shopping destination. You can admire the Spanish architecture. There are walking tour brochures available.

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There are interesting sculptures to see particularly the bullfight mural on Central Street and the Neptune Fountain.

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American Jazz Museum is a great place to learn about the history of jazz in the area like different styles, instruments, and famous musicians. The museum is interactive.

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The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art has impressive art collections that represent North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The antiquities collection has Greek, Roman, and Near Eastern artworks. Additional galleries focus on Japanese, Chinese, and American art.

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You can enjoy the lovely grounds and sculpture park where you can go for a walk, play sports, have a picnic, or take a guided audio tour.

kansas contemporary

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art displays the artwork of some of the worlds up and coming contemporary artists. There are free guided tours available. You can relax at the Café Sebastian.

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The Kansas City Public Library catches the eye with its Community Bookshelf outside of the main library building, The bookshelf consists of model book spines that measure 25 feet. Presently the library has an exhibition that showcases Shakespeare in his early years and has his first folio that is though to be one of the rarest and most valuable books in the world.

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The Kauffman Stadium is home to the Kansas City Royals major league baseball team. Tours of the stadium include access to the Royals Hall of Fame, an up-close look at the largest HD screen at any baseball stadium and an interactive kids area.

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The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is housed in an unusual building. It is the best place to see a musical or a play.

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Loose Park is the third largest park in Kansas City and the most popular. The park has a lake, water park, picnic area, and a rose garden with more than 4,000 roses.

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Within the park are Civil War markers that mark the locations where General Sterling Price once commanded his gunmen to situate themselves.

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The Independence Temple is located east of Kansas City in Independence. It is an unusual and impressive building. A house of worship and a place of education that dominates the skyline of the area and is the headquarters for the Community of Christ.

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Union Station was built in 1914. It closed in the 1980s as a transportation hub. It was later reopened with shops, restaurants, and other services.

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The building is one of the city’s main tourist attractions, It also houses the Science City, the Regnier Extreme Screen Theater, the Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium, and the City Stage Theater.

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https://www.thecrazytourist.com/25-best-things-kansas-city-missouri/

https://www.planetware.com/tourist-attractions-/kansas-city-us-mo-kc.htm

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