5 Sights in Asheville, United States (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Asheville, United States. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Asheville, United States.

1. The Orange Peel

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The Orange Peel

The Orange Peel is a music venue located in downtown Asheville, North Carolina. It has a capacity of 1,050 people and has hosted many well known acts, including 311, Modest Mouse, Tegan and Sara, Black Label Society, Umphrey's McGee in '03, Bob Dylan in '04, Chevelle in '05, Smashing Pumpkins, the Beastie Boys in '09, The Black Keys, Lauryn Hill in '17, Ice Cube, Skrillex, Deadmau5, Bassnectar, Pretty Lights, The Glitch Mob, Wax Tailor, Medeski, Martin, and Wood, Queens of the Stone Age in '07, Mastodon in '11, Breaking Benjamin in '17, Megadeth, GWAR, Lamb of God, Decapitated, Silversun Pickups in '16, The Dirty Heads in '18, and The Struts in '18. It was also a host venue for the annual Moogfest electronic music festival, which showcases the latest and greatest in electronic music.

Wikipedia: The Orange Peel (EN), Website

2. Botanical Gardens at Asheville

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Botanical Gardens at Asheville

The Botanical Gardens at Asheville (BGA), also known as the Asheville Botanical Gardens, is an independent non-profit botanical garden located on 10 acres at 151 W. T. Weaver Boulevard in Asheville, North Carolina. Dedicated to the study and promotion of the native plants and habitats of the Southern Appalachians, the garden is open daily with free admission for all. Support for maintenance of the garden comes primarily from memberships, donations, and the work of volunteers.

Wikipedia: Botanical Gardens at Asheville (EN), Website

3. Thomas Wolfe House

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Thomas Wolfe House Abe Ezekowitz / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Thomas Wolfe House, also known as the Thomas Wolfe Memorial, is a state historic site, historic house and museum located at 52 North Market Street in downtown Asheville, North Carolina. The American author Thomas Wolfe (1900–1938) lived in the home during his boyhood. The house was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1971 for its association with Wolfe. It is located in the Downtown Asheville Historic District.

Wikipedia: Thomas Wolfe House (EN), Website

4. North Carolina Arboretum

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North Carolina Arboretum

The North Carolina Arboretum is an arboretum and botanical garden located within the Bent Creek Experimental Forest of the Pisgah National Forest at 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, southwest of Asheville, North Carolina near the Blue Ridge Parkway. It is open daily except for Christmas Day. There is no admission charge, but some parking fees do apply.

Wikipedia: North Carolina Arboretum (EN), Website

5. Saint Lukes Church

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St. Luke’s Episcopal Church is a historic Carpenter Gothic–style Episcopal church building located at 219 Chunns Cove Road, in the Chunn's Cove neighborhood of Asheville, North Carolina. Built in 1894, at a cost of $728, St. Luke’s was designed by E. J. Armstrong, a member of the congregation. Its first service was held September 17, 1894.

Wikipedia: St. Luke's Episcopal Church (Asheville, North Carolina) (EN)


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