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Detroit Downtown, Detroit

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Downtown Detroit is the central business district and a residential area of the city of Detroit, Michigan, United States. Detroit is the major city in the larger Metro Detroit region. Downtown Detroit is bordered by M-10 (Lodge Freeway) to the west, the Interstate 75 (I-75, Fisher Freeway) to the north, I-375 (Chrysler Freeway) to the east, and the Detroit River to the south. The city's main thoroughfare M-1 (Woodward Avenue) links Downtown to Midtown and New Center.Downtown contains much historic architecture and many of the prominent skyscrapers in Detroit, including the Renaissance Center, the Penobscot Building, One Detroit Center, and the Guardian Building. Historic churches, theatres, and commercial buildings anchor the various downtown districts. Downtown has a number of parks including those linked by a promenade along the International Riverfront. Its central square is Campus Martius Park.
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  • September 24, 2017
    Visited U2 show and walked around the show, loved the beautiful downtown with Jazz Festival happening with Sunday free parking. The only thing you could improve to have better signs how to get to Cana...  more »
  • September 19, 2017
    So impressed by the fun variety of bars and restaurants in a walkable downtown by excellent venues!!  more »
  • September 14, 2017
    There are plenty of things to see in Detroit, but it's not laid out and populated like more thriving areas. Cherry pick what you want to see and plan your journey. Parking will be terrible and traffic...  more »

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Detroit offers accommodations to suit every type of traveler, and you don't even have to stay in the central business district to take advantage of the finest hotels. Downtown lodging gives you easy access to most of the city's major attractions, but choosing a more affordable room in Detroit's outlying neighborhoods can also be rewarding. To explore the city's famously diverse neighborhoods, consider staying at a budget-friendly guesthouse on the southwestern side of the city.
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