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Atlanta/Centennial Park Area

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[[Image:15.CNN and Omni.jpg|thumb|240px|Centennial Park with CNN Center and Omni Hotel in background]]
The '''Centennial Park Area''' is a subdistrict of [[Atlanta/Downtown|Downtown]] [[Atlanta]]. The area not only includes the park itself, but also '''The CNN Center''', '''Phillips Arena''', the '''Georgia Dome''', '''Georgia World Congress Center''', '''Georgia Aquarium''', '''World of Coke''', and a few other attractions. This area is heavily frequented by tourists as well as local residents.
*Centennnial Olympic <see name="CNN Center" alt="" address="One CNN Center" directions="" phone="+1 404 827-2300" email="" fax="" url="" hours="M-Su 9AM-5PM (tours)" price=" $13 (adult); $12 (senior); $10 (child)">The world headquarters of CNN offers studio tours, which include demonstrations of the technology used and visits to viewing galleries overlooking the newsrooms and newsreaders of CNN, HLN, and CNN En Espanol. CNN Center also has specialty retail shops and a food court with fast food and eat-in dining options. </see>* <see name="Imagine It! Children's Museum of Atlanta" alt="" address="" directions="at Pemberton Place next to Centennial Park" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="M-F 10AM-4PM, Sa-Su 10AM-5PM" price="$11.00 (adult), Children under the age of 2 are free.">The Children’s Museum of Atlanta creates environments and activities where young children experience the power of imagination and the pure delight of learning with each other and with grown-ups.</see>*CNN Center<see name="World of Coca-Cola" alt="" address="121 Baker St" directions="next to the Georgia Aquarium" phone="+1 404 676-5151" url="" hours="M-Sa 9AM-5PM (9AM-6PM during Summer) Su 11AM-5PM." price="$15 (adult); $13 (senior); $9 (ages 5-12); under 5 free and admission includes access to all exhibits and a commemorative Coke bottle). Booking online saves $1 as well as gets you a time slot due to increased traffic to the new exhibit" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">The museum is largely dedicated to the advertising history of Coca Cola. Experience the reach of the world's most iconic brand in a new, highly interactive expanded space open in May 2007.</see>   
*Georgia World Congress Center
*Georgia Aquarium
*World of Coke
*Visit '''<do name="Centennial Olympic Park" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="+1 404 222-7275" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">The focal point of the 1996 Summer Olympic Games, Centennial Park''' and relax by has now become the center for tourism. Georgia Aquarium, the man-made riverNew World of Coke, CNN Center, splash Phillips Arena and Georgia Tech are all in walking distance of the Fountain of Rings on a hot summer day or go park. In the winter the park features an ice skating at the ice rink and in the wintertimesummer there are free concerts.</do>* <do name="Georgia Aquarium" alt="" address="225 Baker St. NW" directions="" phone="+1 404 581-4000" url="" hours="Su-Th 9AM-6PM, F 9AM-10PM, Sa 8AM-8PM" price="Adult $29.50, Children (3-12) $22, attend Senior (55+) $25.50; Journey with Gentle Giants $225" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">The largest aquarium in the world with over a concert, hundred thousand animals in 8 million gallons of water. The Aquarium recently added a new swim and pay respects dive activity called "Journey with Gentle Giants." It is the only opportunity in the world to swim with whale sharks, the victims of largest fish in the 1996 Olympics bombingworld.</do>*Enter <do name="Atlanta Falcons at the '''CNN Center'''Georgia Dome" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">The Atlanta Falcons have created a host of exciting game-day experiences and affordable family ticket packages for the fans. The 1998 NFC Champions, walk around the futuristic atriumAtlanta Falcons, take a studio tour, then stop by gear up each September to kick off the gift shops and food courtofficial season.*Visit '''The Georgia Dome [ Georgia Aquariumcom/]'''has hosted numerous events including parts of the 1996 Summer Olympics, Super Bowl XXXIV, the world's largest aquariumannual Chic-fil-A Bowl and the Sugar Bowl.</do>*Visit <do name="Philips Arena" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Covering 4.4 acres, Philips Arena is Atlanta'''The World s state-of Coke''' -the-art multi-purpose sports and try different flavors from around the worldentertainment complex.</do>:*Watch a Falcons Game at the '''Georgia Dome'''<do name="Atlanta Hawks (NBA)" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax=""></do>:*Watch a Thrashers or Hawks game at the '''Phillips Arena'''<do name="Atlanta Dream (WNBA)" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax=""></do>
*Many souveniers can be purchased in <buy name="CNN Center" alt="" address="One CNN Center" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">The atrium at the entrance of the CNN Center offers a few gift shops located in on the atrium lower level. A great spot for buying souvenirs that display Georgia, as well as collectible figurines of your favorite Cartoon Network characters at the '''CNN Center'''Turner Store.</buy>
===Budget===*'''Luckie Food Lounge''', 375 Luckie <eat name="Googie Burger" alt="" address="190 Marietta St. NW. Across " directions="across the street from the Georgia Aquarium, this huge new restaurant " phone="+1 404 223-4664" url="" hours="11AM - 8PM" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">This outdoor/take-out eatery on the edge of Centennial Park features seven miles of LED lightingBurgers, 2Hot Dogs,200 gallons and even spiked milkshakes. Great for those who like to stroll the park and grab a bite to eat without having to walk elsewhere in downtown.</eat> ===Mid-range===* <eat name="The Peasant Bistro" alt="" address="250 Park Avenue West" directions="" phone="+1 404 230-1724" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Part of salt water the Peasant Restaurants, this older restaurant (by Atlanta standards) offers seasonal cuisine with continental influences in three aquariumsan intimate romantic dining room.</eat> ===Splurge===* <eat name="Maxim Prime" alt="" address="110 Marietta St, a sushi bar, rooftop sky deck, live music stageNW" directions="inside the Glenn Hotel" phone="+1 404 469-0700" email="" fax="+1 404 469-0701" url="" hours="M-F 6:30AM-2PM (brunch), Sa-Su 8AM-2PM (breakfast) Su-Th 6PM-10PM; Sa 6PM-11PM (dinner)" price="">Restaurateur Jeffery Chodorow and all-day dining from 11 Maxim magazine’s Maxim Prime is a modern steakhouse with aseductive twist.m The lavish atmosphere and gorgeous roof-top bar provide accompaniments that are as tasty as the cuisine itself. to 2 </eat>* <eat name="Prime Meridian" alt="" address="100 CNN Center" directions="inside the Omni Hotel" phone="+1 404 659-0000" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Dine on local specialties (fried green tomatoes) or try one of their internationally inspired dishes, all while taking in aview of the Centennial Olympic Park.m. American cuisine.</eat>
* <drink name="Latitudes Bistro and Lounge" alt="" address="100 CNN Center" directions="inside the Omni Hotel" phone="+1 404 659-0000" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">If you're attending a conference, sporting event, or just taking in the downtown sights, Latitudes is a great place for meet-ups or night-caps. On weekdays they cater to patrons seeking coffee and pastries.</drink>
*'''Stats''', []. &mdash; 300 Marietta St. High-tech sports bar with 70 HDTVs to watch the game, and a rooftop deck bar which has a self-serving beer dispenser.
===Budget======Mid-range======Splurge===*'''<sleep name="The Glenn Hotel''', " alt="" address="110 Marietta St NW, [" directions="" phone="+1 866 404-5366" email="" fax="" url="]. " checkin="" checkout="" price="">Sexy new downtown boutique hotel CNN Center, Philips Arena, Georgia Dome, and Georgia Bar and within walking distance to all the attractions in the Georgia World Congress Center and Centennial Olympic Park as well as the Georgia Aquarium and the World of CokeArea. </sleep> *'''<sleep name="Omni Hotel at CNN Center''', " alt="" address="100 CNN Center, Downtown. Tel:(" directions="" phone="+1 404) 659-000 fax:(404) 525-5050, [0000" url="]. This hotel offers luxurious comforts and a convenient location. " checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="+1 404 525-5050"> The hotel is within twelve miles close to Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport major sporting venues (the Georgia Dome and the nearest hotel to Philips Arena) and has a view of the Georgia DomeCentennial Olympic Park. They also frequently host weddings.</sleep> ==Contact=={{usablecity}} {{Districtguide}}

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