Local Attractions

St. Louis Union Station

St. Louis Union Station

Once the nation’s busiest passenger-rail terminal, this restored 100-year-old terminal is one of St. Louis’s biggest attractions and now contains more than 80 specialty shops and restaurants.

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Gateway Arch

One of the nation’s most recognized landmarks, the Gateway Arch stands 630 feet high. Hop on the tram from the south or north leg of the Arch. Traveling via the south leg? See what life was like along the city’s riverfront during the 1800s. Prefer the north leg? Live vicariously through one of the Arch’s construction workers back in 1965.

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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

Built after the turn of the 20th century, this cathedral combines a Romanesque exterior with a brilliant Byzantine interior.

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Scott Joplin House

Tour the historic site dedicated to the African-American composer. Listen to his ragtime classics made famous in the movie “The Sting.”

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The Hill

Visit this mostly Italian-American neighborhood in St. Louis – home to a large number of locally renowned Italian restaurants, bakeries, grocery stores and two bocce gardens.  The Hill is located on high ground south of Forest Park.

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Old Courthouse

Visitors to the Old Courthouse can tour restored courtrooms and history galleries, as well as learn about the Dred Scott trial and other significant cases that took place in the building.

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