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About Kansas City, Kansas

Kansas is sometimes referred to as the "City of Fountains" because it has the most number of fountains in all of the cities in the world, except for Rome. Some of the attraction sites in Kansas are the Central Business District, Power and Light District, and the Main Street Theater. The Central Business District is located in the downtown, where a number of visitors can find middle century designed buildings, art deco buildings and more. Power and Light District is where visitors can find bars and restaurants. The Main Street Theater is supposed to be one of the most sophisticated theaters in the US. The places to see in Kansas City are the City Market, Toy and Miniature Museum, and Harley Davidson Assembly Plant. The City Market is a farmers’ market surrounded by great restaurants. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is a 1930's building that exhibits art collections. For the young and young at heart, Kansas has a Toy and Miniature Museum which is a 38-room house that has the biggest collection of marbles, fine-scale miniatures, and toys in the Midwest. The Harley-Davidson Final Assembly Plant is located in Kansas and it offers tours for free. It is a perfect place to visit for motorcycle buffs. The tour includes an introductory film, a tour of the factory floor, and the opportunity to sit on the current production motorcycles. Kansas is also called as "The Home of Barbecue" as it has over a hundred barbecue joints. There is even a Royal BBQ contest in the city which is the biggest barbecue contest in the entire world.

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