Ride the tram to the legendary top of The Gateway Arch for a panoramicview of St. Louis.Wander the halls of the Missouri History Museum to learn about thehistory of St. Louis through a variety of galleries.Attend a performance by one of America’soldest symphony orchestras, the St. LouisSymphony. North Grand Boulevard’s PowellSymphony Hall, the former 1925 St. LouisTheatre, has been the home of the symphonysince 1968. The foyer’s design is inspired bythe royal chapel at Versailles; red, gold andcream dominate the classical décor’s colorpalette. #St.Louis #Missouri
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Home of the instantly recognizable Gateway Arch, St. Louis epitomizes
the American spirit of exploration and expansion in all sorts of ways.
Geographically, it was the door to Lewis and Clarkâ€™s groundbreaking
westward journey. Charles Lindberghâ€™s milestone solo flight across the
Atlantic in the â€œSpirit of St. Louisâ€ reflected mechanical achievement. And
cultural adventure powered the 1904 Worldâ€™s Fair and Scott Joplinâ€™s
ragtime music. With its prime location near the Mississippi and Missouri
rivers and because it was visited by so many people headed West, St.
Louis has welcomed diverse groups of people and culturesâ€”including
French-Canadians, New Orleanians, Germans, Irish and Italiansâ€”and
ultimately has given back a soulful blend of music, sports, industry and
Because of the cityâ€™s vital role in westward expansion, history is
cherished. Memorials and museums inform visitors of St. Louisâ€™s past, but
if youâ€™re not a history buff, fear not. Art galleries; gardens; three
professional sports teams; an array of theaters; a zoo; the St. Louis
Symphony; and many shopping possibilities, including the exquisite
Romanesque-inspired Union Station, provide satisfying substitutes. Your
visit to St. Louis will remind you the city was a gateway to pioneers
headed West with dreams of success, and it will become your gateway to
exploring the past of an American city with one of the most vibrant of
histories. Along the way, youâ€™ll discover itâ€™s also your gateway to a mighty
Ride the tram to the legendary top of The Gateway Arch for a panoramic
view of St. Louis.
Wander the halls of the Missouri History Museum to learn about the
history of St. Louis through a variety of galleries.