Slices of American history are around every corner in Baltimore. 's largest city is a gritty old seaport town that's perhaps most famous as the site of Fort McHenry, where, at the height of the War of 1812, the sight of a tattered but defiant American…

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is the entrance point for most visitors to the city, coming in off I-95 from the south, and home to one of the city's number one attractions—Fort McHenry, as well as both the Orioles and Ravens stadiums.

The is the heart of , and the standard-bearer of its industrial and maritime heritage.

is a historic maritime neighborhood east of 's Inner Harbor area that contains the city's densest collection of pubs, bars, and restaurants.

is a district of . You can visit Baltimore without visiting , but you will be missing out.


is a sparsely populated, mostly residential district covering about a third of the in the very rough east of downtown and the more suburban-feeling northeast.

is a huge section of notorious for violent and other drug-related crime, but also for its unique culture, endless streets of old Baltimore rowhouses with their marble stoops, and sprawling parklands.

is 's central business district and seat of the city government.

is a large section of the city sprawling north towards , and is home to Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus.

, fittingly, covers the areas in the southeast of , ranging from industrial wastelands to charming neighborhoods both quiet and hip.

Landmarks in the Area

The Walters Art Museum, located in , , , , is a public art museum founded and opened in 1934. Photo: Dylan k, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Johns Hopkins Hospital is the teaching hospital and biomedical research facility of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, located in , , U.S. is situated 1¼ miles east of Baltimore. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Royal Farms Arena is an arena located in . Photo: Folklore1, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, also called the… Photo: Basilica1, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Canton is a historic waterfront neighborhood in Baltimore, , . is situated 2 miles east of Baltimore. Photo: Steelplug, Public domain.

Sandtown-Winchester is a neighborhood in West Baltimore, Maryland. is situated 2 miles northwest of Baltimore.

Charles Village is a neighborhood located in the north-central area of , , . is situated 2 miles north of Baltimore. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Broadway East is a neighborhood in the East District of . is situated 2 miles northeast of Baltimore.


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