Olympic Park, the Gergia Dome, and the State Capitol.

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Atlanta was host to the Olympis in 1996, so they turned a run down neighborhood into a giant gathering spot for vistors and residents, the 21-acre Centennial Olympic Park.
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Particularly popular with the kids is the the Fountain of Rings - the world's largest interactive fountain utilizing the Olympic symbol of five interconnecting Rings.
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Another view accross the Olympic park towards the Georgia Aquarium.
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Approaching the Georgia Dome, home of the Atlanta Falcons.
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View of the field from the press and coaching boxes. It seats 71,250.
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The Georgia Dome is the largest cable-supported domed stadium. There is a similar steel and cable structure above the Dome.
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View from the executive and club seating. Besides the Falcons, the Dome hosts the Peach Bowl, Atlanta Football Classic and the SEC Football Championship.
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The field uses the same artificial Field Turf that Nebraska does. But it can be covered over for other events. The Dome has also hosted NBA Basketball, Bull Riding, Supercross, professional wrestling, the U.S. Indoor Track and Field Championships, NCAA basketball, and Georgia High school football and basketball tournaments, boxing, motor sports, and more.
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The 290-foot high roof is composed of 130 Teflon-coated fiberglass panels - covering 8.6 acres. The roof's supporting cable totals 11.1 miles and the Dome is as tall as a 27-story building.
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Notice the catwalks for whoever has to change the lightbulbs. (798 light fixtures in the roof structure provide lighting.) The Dome has also hosted trade shows, concerts and religious events.
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Inside the home locker room. The visiting locker room is painted pink, just to psych out the other team.
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I stopped for lunch in the CNN center nearby the Georgia Dome, headquarters of CNN and Turner Broadcasting. One can tour the studios and watch the headline news live.
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Visiting the Georgia State Capitol, whose golden dome shines over the city. Atlanta was actually the fifth capital city of Georgia. Yes, the dome is gilded with real Georgia gold.
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Interior view of the Rotunda, the interior height is 237 feet, exterior it is 272 feet up to the feet of Miss Freedom on top of the Gold Dome, who stands 22 feet tall holing a torch and a sword representing freedom and commemorating the war dead.
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Jimmy Carter was a Georgia state senator for 8 years before becoming governor of Georgia in 1970 until being elected president of the U.S. in 1976.
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Inside the Senate Chamber, note the fine stencil work and elaborate chandelier. Much of the room appears as it did in 1889, except now the desks are equipted with power, data, audio, microphone and voting capabilities.
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To save costs, almost all of the Capitol was built using Geogia products whenever possible, particularly the Cherokee (white) and Etowah (pink) marble used on the interior walls, floors and steps.
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Beagan in 1884 and completed on July 4, 1889, the interior reflects the Victorian style of its day. The 4th floor is actually a museum of the states natural resources and history of political and historical events.
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The Renaissance exterior resebles that of the U.S. State Capitol. The facade features a 4 story portico with 6 Corinthian columns set on large stone ppers. The carvings next to the coat of arms represent agricultre and commerce.
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Nearby the capitol is the Georgia Veterans Memorial.

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