A defining landmark, Inner Harbor featured water too shallow in the 18th century for heavy industry. In the 1970s, a visit from tall, masted ships attracted tourism and led to the development of the National Aquarium, Maryland Science Center, and the Harborplace festival marketplace. Restaurants, shops, and hotels fill the space between the attractions and create an attractive cityscape. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Baltimore holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Inner Harbor and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Inner Harbor reviews
The Brutalist architecture is truly jarring and makes the harbor feel dated and ugly. The water is filthy and the streets are filled with aggressive teenagers who try to squeegee your windows and... more »
The view is so beutiful everyone is so polite. Theres so many nice places to eat and enjoy the beutiful view more »
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