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New Haven, CT
New Haven is a hidden gem of the US state of Connecticut. It is a beautiful city, filled with appealing attractions that range from interesting museums to gorgeous natural settings, great for outdoor enthusiasts. Among the city's favorite attractions, there are:
New Haven Museum, which offers offers visitors the opportunity to explore the city and region's people, places and events from the era of the Quinnipiac Indians to the present day, featuring four on-going exhibition galleries devoted to topics in New Haven history and three temporary galleries that display specially themed exhibitions.
Edgewood Park Historic District, a historic district, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. It is one of the city's finest and most intact example of a large residential neighborhood, ''a movement designed to achieve an harmonious balance between the natural and built environment within the context of the urban setting''. The park contains memorials for the Spanish-American War and the Holocaust.
Marsh Botanic Gardens, eight acres of plantings on Yale's Science Hill with six greenhouses for teaching and research. In addition to serving Yale's scientists and students, the gardens are also a green haven for the wider Yale and New Haven communities. The indoor diversity collections are the strongest part of the garden's public display, with tropical plants of economic and cultural significance filling every space in several large greenhouses. The insectivorous collection, the desert plant collection and the coffee, chocolate and banana trees are among the most favorite, among visitors.
Perhaps, the premier annual event in New Haven is the New Haven Jazz Festival, which takes place in August. This fabulous, music-filled event attracts thousands of enthusiasts to New Haven, annually, bringing them together to enjoy quality, jazz music, which is the music genre that best reflects the music and culture of the Americas, emphasizing its freedom and diversity. The 2010 edition of the festival includes an unprecedented number of Latin jazz artists from Peru, Chile and the US.
Among the top places to shop in New Haven, CT, there are:
Chapel Square Mall: Chapel Street & Chapel St, New Haven, CT.
Foot Locker: 832 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT.
Payless ShoeSource: 154 Amity Rd, New Haven, CT.
Expressions: 229 Grand Avenue, New Haven, CT.
Raggs: 1020 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT.
J.Crew - New Haven: 29 Broadway, New Haven, CT.
Ann Taylor: 968 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT.
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