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Wilmington Sights and Landmarks Guide, North Carolina

Wilmington, NC US is a tourist paradise as it is abundant in the world’s best historical and cultural sights. This place is considered a top tourist’s location because it is abundant in wonderful museums that amaze the tourists. The top sights of Wilmington, NC US are as follows-

Historical sights

Battleship North Carolina is one of the most spectacular historical remnants of the Second World War. Tourists can explore here amazing artifacts and battleship wrecks. This place has many art galleries such as Burchetta Glassblowing Studio & Gallery where tourists can explore glass blowing services and glass blowing lessons. Tourists must visit the art galleries of this region such as Fountainside Gallery where they can explore amazing water colors, oil paintings, sculptures and acrylics. Tourists must visit the historical theatres of this place such as The Thalian Hall Theater where tourists can enjoy dance, local theatre shows and artist’s performances.

Museums and educational attractions

Wilmington has many museums such as the science museum, the children’s museum and the rail museum such as Wilmington Railroad Museum which is considered a perfect sight for families coming for a holiday here. Tourists who love science can enjoy their holiday in Cape Fear Museum of History & Science. The Children's Museum of Wilmington is exclusively renowned for amusing children of all ages as it includes a Puppet Theater, gravity wall, pirate ship and a Lego room. The University of North Carolina at Wilmington is one of the most spectacular educational sights and a must visit for all tourists.

Edifices and architectural sights

Tourists can have amazing fun visiting Wilmington’s castles and stately homes that includes Poplar Grove Plantation. Bellamy Mansion in Wilmington is an architectural masterpiece of Italian and Greek architecture and a must visit sight for all the tourists coming to this region every year. Tourists can visit Latimer House to get acquainted to the lavish Victorian lifestyle of Wilmington. Tourists can visit Burgwin - Wright House which was Lord Cornwallis residence in 1781 and includes several artistic masterpieces of that era.

Natural sights

Wilmington has several gardens like Airlie Gardens which include many acres of lakes. Orton Plantation Gardens is famous because here one can see beautiful pansies, azaleas, camellias and flowering trees. Greenfield Park & Gardens in Wilmington is popular as a picnic spot for tourists as this garden includes a tennis court, lakes and a multipurpose trail spread on a 4.9 miles area. Tourists can head over to Wrightsville Beach which attracts several tourists especially in summer and includes patrolled swimming area for swimming aficionados.

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