Centennial Olympic Park - A Top Atlanta Free Attraction
The centerpiece of Centennial Olympic Park, the Fountain of Rings is the largest interactive fountain in the world and one of Georgia's most recognized landmarks.
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- Atlanta is the only Southern city, and one of only a handful of U.S. cities, to host the Olympic Games. Originally developed for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games held in Atlanta, Centennial Olympic Park was later redesigned for daily public use. A popular 21-acre oasis for visitors and residents alike, the Park is conveniently located in the heart of Downtown Atlanta across from the Georgia Aquarium and the World of Coca-Cola.
Things to do include seeing or splashing in the world's largest interactive fountain featuring the Olympic Ring symbol, visiting several exhibits, enjoying garden walks and water gardens, taking the kids to children's play areas and more. Also, many free festivals, special events and performances take place in Centennial Olympic Park throughout the year.
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- Location - Downtown across from the Georgia Aquarium and the World of Coca-Cola
- Telephone - Recording: 404-222-PARK (7275) / Park Administration: 404-223-4412
- MARTA Transportation - Take the West Line to W1 Dome / GWCC/ Philips Arena / CNN Center, or take the North Line to N1 Peachtree Center. Follow the signs to Centennial Olympic Park