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Rochester Sights and Landmarks Guide, Minnesota

The city of Rochester is famous for the huge number of historical monuments it boasts of. It is this perfect mix of recently built modern monuments and the great collection of historical monuments which makes this city of Rochester a must visit for any tourist near it. Along with this you also get the chance to visit the huge and the famous campus of IBM which is amongst the largest of its campuses in the planet. So while you are in the city of Rochester you must never forget to enjoy the awesome historical architecture which so many monuments reflect and the perfect architecture of the recently built monuments. You will surely love this mixture.

Firstly you must visit the huge IBM campus which is famous by the name of IBM Rochester. This campus spreads over an area of around 3000000 meter square which is actually very huge when compared to many other campuses that IBM has around the planet. This campus was designed by the famous architect Eero Saarinen. The campus has huge number of buildings which are all connected to each other by some means or another.

The city of Rochester is also famous due to the three homes which have been designed by the very famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright. These houses are the famous James McBean Residence, the Thomas Keys Residence, and the awesome A. H. Bulbulian Residence. These huge residences have actually become an important tourist hot spot in the city of Rochester due to their lovely architectural design which has been implemented by a genius architect.

If you want to visit various historical monuments which are part of Rochester City then you can head towards National Register of Historic Places which is the place where some of the very important historical monuments are situated. An important one is the Chateau Theatre which used to be very famous due to the awesome shows offered and to the great architectural design. Nowadays this monument houses a bookstore and a café for Barnes & Nobles.

Some more of the tourist hot spots in the city of Rochester are Michaels (the oldest restaurant of this city) and the Gonda Building (which is the tallest building of this city).

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