Entertainment, Shopping and Landmarks

The capital has many landmarks that serve multiple purposes such as city pride, increasing tourist engagement and improving the value to the buildings nearby. While most of the landmarks are detailed replicas of existing structures the city does have a few unique items to enjoy. The Department of Culture on Promenade and Daybreak is the city’s administration arm to ensure that landmarks are maintained and promoted in the capital and regions.

The iconic MaxisMan Statue on 5th Avenue and Promenade is a proud reminder of the many accomplishments made by so many of the city’s citizens. Originally erected to emphasize the work done by the Maxis Manors it has since evolved to also represent the many hopes and dreams of the populous. Chocolate City as a whole, both capital and regions, appreciate this iconic structure.

The Omega Tower that sits on the river’s edge at 6th and Parkview is the most popular tower in the city. It has daily tours to the top for those wanting a spectacular vantage point of the city and contains high-end residential condominiums and business offices. Next to the tower are the Willis Tower and the Empire State Building providing the area the highest overall elevations in the city.

The Stonewall Inn near the Mayor’s Mansion is a colorful building that hosts many community events as well as frequent parades on Broadway and Wilhelm. Citizens and visitors well receive these events even with the occasional traffic jams that ensue.

In Old Town you will find the replicas of the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben, and the Temple of Artemis – a stunning replica of the Greek temple dedicated to an ancient, local form of the goddess Artemis.

For an Asian design visit the Himeji Castle and Tokyo Tower both located on 7th Avenue near Terrace. Other notable replicas throughout the capital are the Arc de Triomphe, the Washington Monument, and the Schönbrunn Palace.

  • Parade at 3rd and Wilhelm
    Parade at 3rd and Wilhelm