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About Jefferson City, Missouri

Jefferson City is the capital of Missouri and was named after the third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson. Had Thomas Jefferson been alive, he would have been proud of the city’s rich history and remarkable buildings with splendid architectural design. Take a peek at the State Capitol where you can avail of guided tours at the Thomas Hart Benton murals and the Missouri State Museum for free. The place boasts for its arts and culture which are evident in the musicals, drama, and concerts staged in various centers of performing arts like the Little Theater of Jefferson City and Richardson Museum. Indulge yourself at the High Street, the center of downtown shopping in the city. Experience shopping frenzy at its Capital Mall where you can choose to buy from a number of department stores. Drool and crave for several cultural cuisines like Italian, Japanese, and Asian food delights and menus offered in the city’s fine-dining local restaurants. Feed your eyes and be one with nature just by the view of the Missouri River, a witness of the city’s significant history. Try hiking and biking at the Katy Trail State Park while enjoying scenic farmland in the area. And if you still got some energy, drop by the Lake of the Ozarks State Park, where you will find state-of-the-art camping, boating, and swimming facilities. After a long day’s tour, tourists can relax in one of the areas several hotels and bed and breakfasts that offer hospitable services and cutting edge-amenities.

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