15 Sights in Denver, United States (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Denver, 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 15 sights are available in Denver, United States.

Sightseeing Tours in Denver

1. Union Station

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Denver Union Station is the main railway station and central transportation hub in Denver, Colorado. It is located at 17th and Wynkoop Streets in the present-day LoDo district and includes the historic station house, a modern open-air train shed, a 22-gate underground bus station, and light rail station. A station was first opened on the site on June 1, 1881, but burned down in 1894. The current structure was erected in two stages, with an enlarged central portion completed in 1914.

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2. Denver Botanic Gardens

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Denver Botanic Gardens

The Denver Botanic Gardens is a public botanical garden located in the Cheesman Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The 23-acre (93,000 m2) park contains a conservatory, a variety of theme gardens and a sunken amphitheater, which hosts various concerts in the summer.

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3. Fillmore Auditorium

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The Fillmore Auditorium is a concert venue located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood in Denver, Colorado. Since opening in 1907, the venue has hosted numerous functions both private and public. It holds the title of the largest indoor venue for general admission seating in Colorado. The venue also holds an exclusive dual Minors with Adults Liquor License in Colorado for a private venue; it allows minors and consumers over 21 to stand together, rather than having to be separated by their ages. In 2006, local newspaper Westword awarded the venue the "Best Place to Run into a Hippie turned Yuppie". The venue also houses an office for the Bill Graham Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides music grants.

Wikipedia: Fillmore Auditorium (Denver) (EN)

4. Denver Museum of Nature and Science

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The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is a municipal natural history and science museum in Denver, Colorado. It is a resource for informal science education in the Rocky Mountain region. A variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities help museum visitors learn about the natural history of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. The 716,000-square-foot (66,519 m2) building houses more than one million objects in its collections including natural history and anthropological materials, as well as archival and library resources.

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5. Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

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The Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum (WOTR) is located on the former Lowry Air Force Base in Denver, Colorado, United States. The museum preserves the history of Lowry AFB's operations from 1938 to 1994 in its collections, archives, and research library. Features of the museum's collection include the USAF's B-1A Lancer and B-52 Stratofortress bombers and many other military and general aviation aircraft such as the F-14 Tomcat, F-111 Aardvark, F-4 Phantom II, B-18 Bolo, F-105 Thunderchief and many more.

Wikipedia: Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum (EN), Website

6. Downtown Aquarium

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Downtown Aquarium is a public aquarium and restaurant located in Denver, Colorado at the intersection of I-25 and 23rd Ave. The 107,000 square feet (9,900 m2) main building sits on a 17-acre (6.9 ha) site adjacent to the South Platte River. Its freshwater and marine aquaria total approximately 1,000,000 US gallons (3,785,000 L), and exhibit a variety of fish and other animals.

Wikipedia: Downtown Aquarium, Denver (EN), Website

7. Indeterminate Line

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Indeterminate Line Robert Cutts / CC-BY-SA-2.0

Indeterminate Line is a 1987 oxidized steel public art sculpture by Bernar Venet installed in Beverly Hills, California. A later 2004 Cor-ten steel version is installed outside Denver's Colorado Convention Center at Speer Boulevard, in the U. S. state of Colorado. It was installed at a cost of US$600,000. The 33-foot sculpture takes the form of a linear torqued circle.

Wikipedia: Indeterminate Line (EN)

8. Blue Mustang

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Blue Mustang Original work: Luis JimenezDepiction: Mike Sinko / CC-BY-SA-2.0

Blue Mustang, or Mustang, and colloquially known as Blucifer, is a cast-fiberglass sculpture of a mustang located at Denver International Airport (DEN). Colored bright blue, with illuminated glowing red eyes, it is notable both for its striking appearance and for having killed its sculptor, Luis Jiménez, when a section of it fell on him at his studio.

Wikipedia: Blue Mustang (EN)

9. Homeless Jesus

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Homeless Jesus

Homeless Jesus, also known as Jesus the Homeless, is a bronze sculpture by Canadian sculptor Timothy Schmalz depicting Jesus as a homeless person, sleeping on a park bench. The original sculpture was installed at Regis College, University of Toronto, in early 2013. Over 100 casts of the statue have been installed worldwide since 2016.

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10. Civil War Monument

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Civil War Monument

The Civil War Monument was a statue of a Civil War cavalryman by Jack Howland, installed outside the Colorado State Capitol in Denver. The memorial is also known as the Civil War Memorial, Soldier's Monument, and Civil War Soldier. The work was dedicated on July 24, 1909, after being cast by the Bureau Brothers.

Wikipedia: Civil War Monument (Denver) (EN)

11. I See What You Mean

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I See What You Mean Of sculpture, Lawrence Argent. Of photograph, Carol M. Highsmith / PD

I See What You Mean, also known as the "Big Blue Bear", is a 40-foot-tall sculpture of a blue bear by Lawrence Argent, installed outside the Colorado Convention Center, in Denver. The piece was installed at a cost of US$424,400, and was immediately popular with both the public and art community.

Wikipedia: I See What You Mean (Argent) (EN)

12. Mission Ballroom

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The Mission Ballroom is a concert venue located in the RiNo neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The building opened in August 2019 with a capacity of nearly 4,000 patrons. Operated by AEG Presents Rocky Mountain, the venue is viewed a competitor to the Live Nation operated Fillmore Auditorium.

Wikipedia: Mission Ballroom (EN)

13. Armenian Khachkar

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The Armenian Khachkar is a khachkar and monument dedicated to the victims of genocide, installed outside the Colorado State Capitol, in Denver. The memorial was dedicated in 2015. It was defaced in May 2020 as part of the George Floyd protests.

Wikipedia: Armenian Khachkar (EN)

14. Eisenhower Chapel

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Chapel No. 1 or Eisenhower Memorial Chapel is a historic chapel located at the former Lowry Air Force Base in Denver, Colorado, United States. Built in 1941, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

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15. Saint Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church

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The St. Ignatius Loyola Church in Denver, Colorado is a historic church at the junction of E. 23rd Ave. and York Street. It was built in 1924 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.

Wikipedia: St. Ignatius Loyola Church (Denver, Colorado) (EN), Website

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