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| region1description=The downtown district includes the area at the heart of the city around the mouth of the Cuyahoga Riveralong Lake Erie, including which includes the Flats, Terminal TowerEast 4th neighborhood, the Warehouse District, Playhouse Square, the East 4th neighborhoodFlats, Gateway District, Casino, Aquarium, Terminal Tower, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, North Coast Harbor, and the three professional sports arenas-- Quicken Loans Arena (Cavaliers), First Energy Stadium (Browns), and Progressive Field (Indians). Cleveland State University is situated on the eastern edge of Downtown.
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===Visitor information===
* <listing name="Positively Cleveland Plus Visitors Center" alt="" address="100 Public Square, The Higbee Building334 Euclid Ave Cleveland, Suite 100OH 44114" directions="SW corner of Euclid and OntarioE.4th" phone="+1 216 875-6680" email="[email protected]" fax="" url="" hours="M-F 9AM-5PMPM" hoursextra="also open Sa 10AM-3PM PM Memorial Day to Labor Day" price=""></listing>
==Get in==
===By public transit===
Greater Cleveland is also served by a public bus and rail transit system, operated by the '''Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority''' [], also known as "RTA". The rail portion is officially called the Cleveland Rapid Transit, but is known by locals as "The Rapid". It consists of two light rail lines, known as the Green and Blue Lines (which extend to the east side suburbs), and a heavy rail line, the Red Line (which connects Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and the west side suburbs with Tower City Center downtown and continues to University Circle and beyond). In the late 1990s, RTA added the Waterfont Line, a short track specifically catering to tourists by connecting Tower City Center to the Flats Entertainment District, Cleveland Browns Stadium, Great Lakes Science Center, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Burke Lakefront Airport. In 2008, RTA installed a bus rapid transit line, called the "Health Line", which runs along Euclid Avenue, providing a direct route between Cleveland's primary tourist attractions from downtown to University Circle. A $45.50 00 All-Day Pass is good for unlimited rides on both the trains and the buses.
===By Bicyclebicycle===Greater Cleveland is expanding its bicycle trails and bicycle paths throughout the city. In addition, the city has numerous bicycle shops, mostly located on the near west side, and a bicycle co-op .[]. For more information on biking in cleveland, visit the website of Bike Cleveland .[].
*'''City of Bridges''', particularly view the Hope Memorial Bridge (Lorain-Carnegie Bridge) named for Bob Hope's (the famous actor/comedian and native Clevelander) father, who worked on its construction. The bridge is framed by four art deco pylon sculptures portraying the evolution of forms of ground transportation. In addition to a large number of jack-knife and lift bridges along the Cuyahoga, one of the world's few remaining "Swing Bridges" is still in use, connecting the east and west banks of the Flats entertainment district.
*'''Key Tower''', the tallest building in Ohio, and between New York City and Chicago for that matter, designed by Cesar Pelli.It has 57 stories.
*'''Peter B. Lewis Building, Case-Weatherhead School of Business''', designed by Frank Gehry with his trademark undulating metal forms.
*'''The Childrens Museum''', 10730 Euclid Ave, ''+1 216'' 791-KIDS, [].
*'''The Horseshoe Casino Cleveland''', located in the historic former Higbee's department store on Public Square in downtown Cleveland.
===Science and Technology===
* <eat name="Paninis" alt="" address="" directions="Gateway neighborhood, Historic Warehouse District" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></eat>
* <eat name="Ruthie and Moe's" alt="" address="" directions="SE corner of Prospect Ave and E 40th St in Midtown-Cleveland" phone="" emailurl="" faxhours="" urlprice="" hourslat="" pricelong="" latemail="" longfax="">Refurbished diner buildings.</eat>
* <eat name="Siam Cafe" alt="" address="3951 St Clair Ave" directions="" phone="+1 216 361-2323" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Chinese, Thai and Vietnamese.</eat>
* '''[[Lake Erie Islands]]'''. Located west of Cleveland, a group of picturesque and festive islands in Lake Erie are accessible via ferry. In addition to several Ohio State Parks [] located on the islands, there is plenty to do including wineries, restaurants, bars, marinas and beaches.
* '''Lake Erie Tour Route and Lighthouses''' []. Go back to the mainland and see the shoreline. The drive (or boat ride) around Lake Erie takes you through the Working Waterfronts around [[Buffalo (New York)|Buffalo]] NY, [[Cleveland]] OH, [[Detroit]] MI, [[Erie]] PA, [[Toledo (Ohio)|Toledo]], OH, and southern [[Ontario]] and is intermingled with beautiful preservations of flora and fauna as well as the history of North America's first westward expansion, the ''Old Northwest Territory''.
* '''Hall of Fame Cycle'''. Tourists can plan visits to the Rock Hall, Inventure Place [] (the National Inventors Hall of Fame in [[Akron]]) and the Pro Football Hall of Fame[] (in [[Canton (Ohio)|Canton]]).
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