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Louisville, Kentucky Landmarks

The landmarks listed below are located in the city of Louisville, Kentucky.

400 West Market

400 West Market

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky 40202
400 West Market is a skyscraper in Downtown Louisville, Kentucky. The 35-story, 549-foot (167 m) high structure was Kentucky's tallest building when built for $100 million in 1991.

Cave Hill Cemetery

Cave Hill Cemetery

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky 40204
Cave Hill Cemetery is a 296-acre (1.20 km2) Victorian era National Cemetery and arboretum located at Louisville, Kentucky. It is the largest cemetery by area and number of burials in Louisville.

Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky 40208
Famous for hosting the annual Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs filled a void in Louisville left by the closing of Oakland and Woodlawn, two earlier race courses. The twin spires atop the grandstands are used as a symbol of the track and the Derby.

Frazier History Museum

Frazier History Museum

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky 40202
The Frazier History Museum is a history museum located on Museum Row in the West Main District of downtown Louisville, Kentucky.

Kentucky Science Center

Kentucky Science Center

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky 40202
The Kentucky Science Center is Kentucky's largest hands-on science museum. It was founded in 1871 as a natural history collection, and now more than half a million people visit the museum annually.

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky 40202
The Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory showcases the history of the Louisville Slugger brand of baseball bats made by Hillerich & Bradsby, and of baseball in general. The building also serves as their corporate headquarters and a production facility.

Louisville Zoo

Louisville Zoo

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky 40213
The Louisville Zoological Gardens, commonly known as the Louisville Zoo, is a 134-acre zoo in Louisville, Kentucky, situated in the city's Poplar Level neighborhood.

Muhammad Ali Center

Muhammad Ali Center

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky 40202
The Muhammad Ali Center is a non-profit museum and cultural center in Louisville, Kentucky. Dedicated to boxer Muhammad Ali, a native of Louisville, it is located in the city's West Main District.

Riverfront Plaza/Belvedere

Riverfront Plaza/Belvedere

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
Dedicated on April 27, 1973, the Riverfront Plaza/Belvedere consists of a grassy 7-acre (28,000 m2) park built atop a large parking garage and Interstate 64. It also features fountains, shelters, and an ice-skating rink.

Speed Art Museum

Speed Art Museum

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky 40208
The Speed Art Museum, now colloquially referred to as the Speed by locals, is the oldest, largest, and foremost museum of art in Kentucky.

Thomas Edison House

Thomas Edison House

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky 40202
Thomas Edison House is a historic house located in the Butchertown neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky. The house is a shotgun duplex built around 1850.

Waverly Hills Sanatorium

Waverly Hills Sanatorium

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky 40272
Opened in 1926 for tuberculosis patients, the hospital was often overcrowded. It was also used as a geriatrics hospital, but was closed in 1981 allegedly due to patient abuse. It is claimed to be the most haunted hospital in the eastern United States.

Zachary Taylor National Cemetery

Zachary Taylor National Cemetery

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky 40207
Zachary Taylor National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky. It is named for Zachary Taylor, the 12th president of the United States, who is buried there with his wife, Margaret Mackall Smith Taylor.

Top 10 Most Popular Louisville Landmarks

  1. Churchill Downs
  2. Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
  3. Waverly Hills Sanatorium
  4. Muhammad Ali Center
  5. Riverfront Plaza/Belvedere
  6. 400 West Market
  7. Louisville Zoo
  8. Kentucky Science Center
  9. Frazier History Museum
  10. Speed Art Museum

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