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Lincoln Sights and Landmarks Guide, Nebraska


The significance of the city of Lincoln: The city of Lincoln is the capital of the country of Nebraska in the United States of America. The city stands as one of the leading seats for the county and among the foremost county places of the United States. In the recent years, the city has seen an increase in the flow of tourists who come to visit the various breathtaking sights of the city. This has led to the growing importance of the city as one of the major places of economic significance.

The breathtaking places of the city: Among the varied places of interest that the city of Lincoln offers to its visitors, the most famous are the Antelope Park and the Sunken Gardens. The Antelope Park is a 143 acre park with all recreational facilities like golf courses and trails, swimming pools and also small play fields for the children.

The Sunken Gardens is a place with tremendous botanical significance and this helps the natural scenic beauty of the city. A large number of visitors that include children of all age groups throng to these places, thereby, increasing the economic capital input of the city of Lincoln.

Then there is The Lincoln Children's Zoo which features more than around 300 animals including leopards, seals, Bactrian camels, baboons, otters, eagles, crocodiles, mole rats, and different varieties of the New Guinea singing dogs. The animals live among the widespread botanical gardens that feature annuals, perennials, herbs as well as 50 different types of trees and shrubs. Apart from these parks and botanical garden, there are also several sanctuaries that are the home to some rare species of animals that are located nearby the city.

The other different places of interest in the city are the different museums like the Museum of Nebraska as well as the Children’s Museum that stand as some major places of tourist interest. The historical features of these museums render quite an educative value to people of all age groups.

A trip to the city of Lincoln without a visit to these museums would stand meaningless. This emphasizes the significance of these places of historical interest to an outsider who visits the city. Lincoln carries a great historical significance by virtue of its name and political history. A study of these museums thereby highlights these features of the city.

Apart from these, the location of the city beside the Salt Creek Lake, makes this city an incredible place offering some beautiful sights.

Due to the various sightseeing places located in the city, there has been a rise in the number of tourists who come to visit the city. This, in turn, has brought an increase in the state capital input. The variety of the sightseeing places in the city of Lincoln thus contributes to the overall economic growth of the country of Nebraska.

Today, Lincoln stands as one of the most incredible places of tourist interest on the world tourist map.

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