Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Baltimore is known as "the Monumental City"
Baltimore is one of the most populous city in the U.S. state of Maryland. In 2018, Baltimore contains a total population of 602,495 and also the largest independent city in the country. Baltimore was established by the Constitution of Maryland as an independent city in 1729. As of 2017, the population of the Baltimore metropolitan area was estimated to be just under 2.802 million, which makes Baltimore the 21st largest metropolitan area in the country.Baltimore is located about 40 miles (64 km) northeast of Washington, D.C., making it a principal city in the Washington-Baltimore combined statistical area (CSA), the fourth-largest CSA in the nation, with a calculated 2018 population of 9,797,063.
The city's Inner Harbor was once the second leading port of entry for immigrants to the United States.
Baltimore has more public statues and monuments per capita than any other city in the country, and is home to some of the earliest National Register Historic Districts in the nation, including Fell's Point, Federal Hill, and Mount Vernon. These were added to the National Register between 1969 and 1971, soon after historic preservation legislation was passed. Nearly one third of the city's buildings (over 65,000) are designated as historic in the National Register, which is more than any other U.S. city.
Attractions in Baltimore:
1. Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
2. Walters Art Gallery
3. National Aquarium
4. American Visionary Art Museum
5. Baltimore Museum of Art
6. Inner Harbor and Historic Ships
7. Oriole Park at Camden Yards
8. Fell's Point
9. Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum
10. Maryland Science Center
11. Baltimore Museum of Industry
12. National Cryptologic Museum
13. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
14. Washington Monument and Mount Vernon