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*'''Zoo Atlanta''', Grant Park, ''+1'' 404-624-5822, [http://www.zooatlanta.org/]. This zoo specializes in primates and African animals but also has a Giant Pandas and a children's zoo. Open every day 9:30AM-4:30PM; Sa-Su during daylight savings time 9:30AM-5:30PM; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. $17.99 (adults); $13.99 (seniors); $12.99 (children).  
 
*'''Zoo Atlanta''', Grant Park, ''+1'' 404-624-5822, [http://www.zooatlanta.org/]. This zoo specializes in primates and African animals but also has a Giant Pandas and a children's zoo. Open every day 9:30AM-4:30PM; Sa-Su during daylight savings time 9:30AM-5:30PM; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. $17.99 (adults); $13.99 (seniors); $12.99 (children).  
*'''Cyclorama''' Home of the world's largest painting, "The Battle of Atlanta" and home of the historic Civil War locomotive, "TEXAS" (hero of the "Great Train Race") Located next to Zoo Atlanta in Grant Park.
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*'''Oakland Cemetery'''. 48 Oakland Avenue. (404) 688-2107, [http://www.oaklandcemetery.com/index.html]  Historic graveyard (established 1850) which is the burial site of Margaret Mitchell, Bobby Jones, and many Civil War soldiers.  
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*'''Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum''', 800 Cherokee Ave. S.E., (''next to Zoo Atlanta''), (404) 624-1071, [http://www.webguide.com/cyclorama.html/]. Learn about Atlanta's Civil War History at this 100-year old attraction; home of the world's largest painting, which tells the history of the 1864 Battle of Atlanta through a massive circular painting and narrated dialogue. Also the home of the historic Civil War locomotive, "TEXAS" (hero of the "Great Train Race").
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*'''Oakland Cemetery'''. 48 Oakland Avenue. (404) 688-2107, [http://www.oaklandcemetery.com/index.html]  Historic graveyard (established 1850) which is the burial site of Margaret Mitchell, Bobby Jones, and many Civil War soldiers.
  
 
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Revision as of 22:42, 4 April 2009

Grant Park is a historical district in Southeast Atlanta. Besides the park itself, this area includes Zoo Atlanta and Cyclorama.

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Get in

MARTA Bus #397 from King Memorial Station. By car, exit from I-20 at Blvd SE.

See

  • Zoo Atlanta, Grant Park, +1 404-624-5822, [1]. This zoo specializes in primates and African animals but also has a Giant Pandas and a children's zoo. Open every day 9:30AM-4:30PM; Sa-Su during daylight savings time 9:30AM-5:30PM; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. $17.99 (adults); $13.99 (seniors); $12.99 (children).
  • Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum, 800 Cherokee Ave. S.E., (next to Zoo Atlanta), (404) 624-1071, [2]. Learn about Atlanta's Civil War History at this 100-year old attraction; home of the world's largest painting, which tells the history of the 1864 Battle of Atlanta through a massive circular painting and narrated dialogue. Also the home of the historic Civil War locomotive, "TEXAS" (hero of the "Great Train Race").
  • Oakland Cemetery. 48 Oakland Avenue. (404) 688-2107, [3] Historic graveyard (established 1850) which is the burial site of Margaret Mitchell, Bobby Jones, and many Civil War soldiers.

Do

Buy

Eat

Daddy D'z
  • Daddy D'z: The Bar-B-Que Joynt, 264 Memorial Drive, (404) 222-0206, [4]. Mon-Thur 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-12:30am, Sun 12pm- 9:30pm. Excellent Bar-B-Que in a small building with a lot of character. $9-$16.
  • Ria's Bluebird, 421 Memorial Dr SE, (404) 521-3737, [5]. 8am-3pm. Hip breakfast restaurant, voted "best pancakes in world" by NY Times. $5-$13.


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