Landmarks Walking Tour in Little Rock, Little Rock

Landmarks Walking Tour in Little Rock, Little Rock
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the iOS app "GPSmyCity: Walks and Articles with Offline Maps" on iTunes App Store or the Android app "Little Rock Map and Walks" on Google Play. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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There are monumental historical landmarks in Little Rock. The landmarks are mainly located in the downtown area of the city. The most prominent among them are Capitol Building and Historical Little Rock Central High School. Take this self-guided tour to explore the main landmarks of the city.

Landmarks Walking Tour in Little Rock Map

Guide Name: Landmarks Walking Tour in Little Rock
Guide Location: USA » Little Rock (See other walking tours in Little Rock)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 km
Author: vickyc
Arkansas State Capitol

1) Arkansas State Capitol (must see)

Arkansas State Capitol was designed by St. Louis architect George R. Mann. Construction took 16 years – from 1899 to 1915. The Capitol was built on the site of the state penitentiary and prisoners helped construct the building. They lived in a dormitory that was left on the Capitol grounds while construction was taking place. The exterior of the Capital is made of limestone, which was quarried in Batesville, Arkansas. Total construction cost was $2.2 million with today's value of the...   view more
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Arkansas Vietnam Veterans Memorial

2) Arkansas Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Arkansas Vietnam Veterans Memorial is located near the Capitol Building. This solemn memorial depicts an American soldier, designed by John William Deering. There is a list of those who served and lost their lives in Vietnam on the granite monument. There is an American flag as well as flowers at the memorial, which was erected in...   view more
Central High Museum

3) Central High Museum (must see)

Central High Museum is the museum of the Central High School of Little Rock and it is located across the street from the historical school. The park, the collections and the videos offer deep insight into the events of 1957, that are now a part of American History. The events that occurred are entwined with the civil rights of African Americans at a time when schools started to mix inter-racially. Nine African American boys were admitted into the school and made history. There is a gift shop...   view more
Little Rock Central High School

4) Little Rock Central High School (must see)

Little Rock Central High School is a historical landmark of the city as it was the site of forced school desegregation at the time of the American Civil Rights Movement. Historical events related to the rights of black students took place here. It is a large school that was built in 1927. At that time it was the most expensive and the most beautiful school in the USA. There is a reflective pond in front of the building. The facade is decorated with wall...   view more
Mt Holly Cemetery

5) Mt Holly Cemetery (must see)

Mount Holly Cemetery is a monumental cemetery in Little Rock. You will see many beautiful statues and sculptures. It is sometimes called the Westminster Abbey of Arkansas, as there are many famous Little Rock people like artists, poets, politicians and religious figures buried there. Mount Holly Cemetery was established in 1843. The cemetery is now a National Historical Site. The art works in this cemetery are as wonderful as the people buried there. Some of the graves are from the 1800s and...   view more

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