Visit Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A.: Things to do in Phoenix - Valley of the Sun

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Visit Phoenix - Top 10 Things which can be done in Phoenix. What you can visit in Phoenix - Most visited touristic attractions of Phoenix Visit our Channel for Top Attractions: Please Subscribe to our Channel: 01. Desert Botanical Garden A 140 acres (57 ha) botanical garden located at 1201 N. Galvin Parkway. Established in 1939. Has more than 21,000 plants. It focuses on plants adapted to desert conditions, including an Australian collection, a Baja California collection and a South American collection. 02. Phoenix Zoo A zoo opened in 1962. The largest privately owned zoo in the US. Has over 1,400 animals on display and contains 2.5 miles of walking trails. Divided into four main themed areas or trails: The Arizona Trail, the Africa Trail, the Tropics Trail, and the Children's Trail. 03. Grand Canyon A steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River. Is 277 miles (446 km) long, up to 18 miles (29 km) wide and attains a depth of over a mile (1,800 meters). Managed by Grand Canyon National Park, the Hualapai Tribal Nation, the Havasupai Tribe and the Navajo Nation. 04. Papago Park A municipal park. Includes Hunt's Tomb. A hilly desert park covering 1200 acres in its Phoenix extent and 296 acres in its Tempe extent. Notable for its many distinctive geological formations and its wide variety of typical desert plants, including the giant saguaro cactus. 05. Hall of Flame Fire Museum A museum dedicated to the historical preservation of fire fighting equipment used through the years around the world. Has five exhibit bays and the National Firefighting Hall of Heroes gallery. Has a large collection of Fire Department arm patches. 06. Castles N' Coasters An amusement park and family amusement center. The approximately 10-acre (40,000 m2) park features four outdoor 18-hole miniature golf courses, several rides, and an indoor video game arcade. Was built in 1980, and is designed in a Middle-Eastern motif. 07. Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza An urban park and gathering place. Serves as a home to a number of memorials honoring prominent figures in Arizona history as well as memorializing significant wars and other events that have had an impact on the state. 08. Ro Ho En A Japanese stroll garden. Encompasses 3.5 acres (14,000 m2) and includes a tea garden and tea house. A joint project of the sister cities of Phoenix and Himeji, Japan. Ro means Heron, a bird symbol of Himeji City; Ho a Japanese word for mythical Phoenix; En means garden. 09. Arizona Science Center Focused on inspiring, educating, and entertaining people about science. Home to over 350 permanent hands-on exhibits. One of the most successful cultural attractions in Arizona. Include more than 40,000 square feet of gallery space; an IMAX Theater; Dorrance Planetarium. 10. Pioneer Living History Village A living museum. Sometimes called the Pioneer Living History Museum. The grand opening of the museum was celebrated February 15, 1969. Some of the original founders included Paul Fannin, Barry Goldwater, Carl Hayden, and Wesley Bolin. Visit our Channel for Top Attractions: Please Subscribe to our Channel: Music: YouTube Library - Hollywood_High