Piedmont Park

Central to the heart of Midtown, Piedmont Park is an oasis in the urban jungle.

Nearby Attractions

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Atlanta Civil Rights Movement
For over thirty years, Atlanta was called 'the cradle of the Civil Rights Movement', where leaders took on systemic racism at several layers of civil society.
Martin Luther King Jr National Historical Park
The National Historical Park is an immersive experience in Atlanta where guests can explore the life and work of Dr. King, from his birthplace through his legacy in Civil Rights.
Ponce City Market
Looking for where the Midtown locals are? Find them here at historic Ponce City Market, doing their weekly shopping for produce and enjoying a bite with friends.
Historically notable for being the home of 'Gone with the Wind' author Margaret Mitchell, Midtown is also home to the massive Piedmont Park.
The National Center for Civil and Human Rights
The 42,000 square foot center in downtown Atlanta was founded in 2007 and tells the story of global human rights causes, abuses, and movements
SkyView Atlanta
SkyView Ferris wheel features 42 private gondolas with amazing city views.

Related Tours

The Best of Atlanta on a Half-Day Tour with Private Transportation
Atlanta, Georgia's capital city, is rich in stories, culture and historical significance as the centre of the Civil Rights Movement, and their storytelling is a distinguishing feature of the Southern culture. On your private tour, you will: 

  • See Atlanta through the eyes of a local tour guide who will bring history to life as you explore Downtown, Midtown, Old Fourth Ward, Buckhead, and Eastside
  • Learn the impact of the Battle of Atlanta during the American Civil War and how the Civil Rights movement continues today.
  • See the State Capitol Building with its magnificent gilded dome and Centennial Park Downtown
  • Understand the deeper cultural context of Atlanta’s sports scene and the local fanaticism for five major teams.
  • Find out exactly how many of the Atlanta area streets are named Peachtree.
  • Visit historic Ponce City Market in Old Fourth Ward and Piedmont Park in Midtown.
  • Prosperity in Atlanta means an ever-changing skyline throughout Midtown, Downtown, and the outer fringes of the city as its population continues to experience dramatic growth since rising from the ashes in 1864 after being burnt to the ground.  Electric streetcars arrived in 1889, spawning new residential suburbs that today form an intrinsic part of Atlanta’s heritage. 
Later, the city emerged as the home of the Civil Rights Movement, a powerful frontline role that altered the course of history. Historic sites, landmarks and museums celebrate Martin Luther King’s achievements in his crusade for equal rights and the black history in the South. 

On this Half-Day Highlights Tour, you will delve into Atlanta's history while your tour guide shares the stories that make the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement come alive. Today Asian and Latin American cultures are interfused with the Irish, African-American, German and Austrian immigrants that played a role in the city's early history. The result is a vibrant culture with a mix of languages, cuisines, and music that lends this world-class Southern city an exciting, energetic buzz. 


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