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Cincinnati Travel Guide, Ohio

The city was founded by John Cleves Symmes and Colonel Robert Patterson in the year 1788.. Cincinnati was founded in 1788 by John Cleves Symmes and Colonel Robert Patterson. Cincinnati has received honor such as 'Most Livable City' (1993), number five U.S. arts destination, and one amongst  the top ten in 'Cities that Rock “

Geography and Demography

Cincinnati is located at 39°8′10″North  84°30′11″West. The United States Census Bureau, states that the city has a total area of 79.6 square miles (206.1 km²), of which, 78.0 square miles (201.9 km²) of it is land and 1.6 square miles (4.1 km²) of it (2.01%) is water.

Census Bureau's 2006 estimation is that, the population was 332,252. The per capita income for the city was $19,962

Cincinnati - city of young and eclectic professionals

Procter & Gamble

  Cincinnati is home to major corporations such as Procter & Gamble, which is a company that manufactures a wide range of consumer goods, Convergys Corporation  a multi-national corporation for  Enterprise Resource Process and Software Development, Macy's Inc.'s stores specialize mostly in retail clothing, jewelers, watches, dinnerware, and furniture, The E.W. Scripps Company an American media firm  and others such as  The Kroger Company, Convergys, Chiquita Brands International, Great American Insurance Company, Western & Southern Financial Group, The United States Playing Card Company etc. It is now justified why Cincinnati was rated as the “Best Cities for Young Professionals' by Forbes Magazine, June 2007 as it houses some of the top economic players in the world.

Cincinnati an architectural expression

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra founded in the year 1895 is the fifth oldest orchestra in the United States. It is an embodiment of musical tradition in the Queen City with a history of around 200 years. The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is a vibrant en masse of some of the world’s premium musicians.

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal is home of five museums such as the Cincinnati History Museum, Duke Energy Children's Museum, the Museum of Natural History & Science, the Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater and the Cincinnati Historical Society Library.

It is a national historic landmark, a distinguished educational and research reserve and one of the top edifying attractions. The Cincinnati Museum Center serves more than 1.47 million visitors annually and gives budding artist reach out through hands-on exhibits and programs.

Krohn Conservatory

Krohn Conservatory displays has plant species. They include varieties from the tropical forest, desert etc. One of the most mesmerizing events held at the Conservatory is the annual Butterfly Show. Myriads of butterflies are released to fly freely within the  showroom, adding an inferno of color to an already amiable display.

       
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  • luciCincinnati Art Museum
    travel tip by luci posted more then 30 days ago
    Wow, this place is awesome. And without an entrance fee, the Cincinnati Art Museum is one of the top things to visit while in the city. There are so many exhibits and collections from around the world that a whole day would not be enough...
  • SophiaThe Precinct
    travel tip by Sophia posted more then 30 days ago
    Just looking from the outside, the name would not even match, but knowing that it really was a Police Patrol House, makes The Precinct even more inviting. Beside the wonderful interior and atmosphere, the food is something delicious,...
  • JackieCincinnati Reds Hall of Fame
    travel tip by Jackie posted more then 30 days ago
    A museum that is dedicated to the famous Reds ballplayers, the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame is entertaining to non-fans too. There are also interactive exhibits for kids, where they can dress up, play games and get inside a radio booth....
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