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Kansas City Sights and Landmarks Guide, Missouri

Kansas City in Missouri, United States is a wonderful place to visit if you are planning to have an excellent time. Popularly called as the ‘Heart of America’, Kansas City is not only famous for its great history but also for its attractive tourist destinations and sights.

Kansas City is well known for its saxophone player, Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker, his Kansas styled bebop and stockyards. It is also famous for being one of the best and most admired barbecues in the whole world. Kansas City is featured with a huge array of working fountains, more than the city of Rome and also boasts more boulevards than Paris. Rumor spread that that soon a new fountain will also be added in the latest commercial structure construction thereby giving this beautiful city another nickname of ‘The City of Fountains’.

Some of the highly admired and visited sights and tourist destinations in Kansas City include:

Country Club Plaza- A trip to this marvelous city is incomplete without visiting the Plaza. The establishment comprises of a 14-square block outdoor entertainment and shopping area that is packed with European art, dazzling fountains and Spanish architecture. Designed in the year 1922, this beautiful Plaza flaunts off its fashionable boutiques and national stores along with the outdoor cafes, nightlife hotspots and restaurants.

American Jazz Museum- Ideally located in the 18th& Vine District, the excellent sounds and sights of jazz can be experienced live at this very first museum in the whole country that is exclusively devoted to its American art style. The interactive exhibits of the museum tell the tale of ‘America’s classic music’ in a brilliantly educational and entertaining format.

American Royal- The visitor’s center museum offers a great opportunity to learn more of the American Royal Livestock, the function of agri-business and Horse Show and Rodeo. The museum also boasts off its ‘hands on’ exhibits, film tracing the beginning of Kansas City and the interactive displays.

Jesse James Farm & Museum- The travelers can also pay a visit to museum that is the restored home of Jesse and Frank James. This magnificent tourist spot features original exhibits, furnishings and gravesite of Jesse.

So, plan your trip to the amazing and scintillating tourist destination of Kansas City and relish the brilliant atmosphere, culture, history and sights of the city.

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