Saint Louis is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Saint Louis one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Saint Louis is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Saint Louis or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Saint Louis. Explore the historical monuments of Saint Louis with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Saint Louis guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Saint Louis page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Saint Louis landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Saint Louis.
#1 of 12 Historical Places in Saint Louis | Added 6298 times in trip plans
4431 Lindell Blvd, St Louis, MO 63108, United States
07:00 am - 05:00 pm
Like a fairytale castle dedicated to the Christian son of God, the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis is both a stunning piece of craftsmanship as well as a tranquil, sober place of worship. Its green domes shine in the St. Louis sun and match the colour of the lush green trees growing around the church which softly frame the cathedral.
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#2 of 12 Historical Places in Saint Louis | Added 2354 times in trip plans
222 Worth Rd, St Louis, MO 63125, United States
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Imagine crouching in the barracks, your warm cheek pressed against the cool earth. The sounds of gunshots are ringing through the air and smoke is everywhere. You can barely make out the difference between friend and foe, but all you know is that you have to fight or never make it out alive. Such an experience would shake anyone to the core, but th...
#3 of 12 Historical Places in Saint Louis | Added 2359 times in trip plans
1 Theatre Dr, St Louis, MO 63112, United States
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Lights! Camera! And action! Let big, splashy musicals capture your imagination in the Municipal Opera Association of St. Louis, or ‘Muny’ for short. Characters come to life on the stage, which is nestled between the green, leafy shrubbery of Forest Park. Both calming and invigorating, you can relax your feet and work your mind at the sa...
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11 N 4th St, St Louis, MO 63102, United States
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third President of the United States. He was a spokesman for democracy and individual rights, and is consistently regarded as one of the greatest U.S presidents of all time. The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park is in honour o...
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12580 Rott Rd, St Louis, MO 63127, United States
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
You’re taking a walk, filling your lung with fresh air, and suddenly you meet a giant eye ball. Socket-less, it stares straight at you while you stare right back at it. No, this isn’t some kind of Dali-esque, surreal alternate universe, you’ve just come across one of the many quirky sculptures that decorate the grounds of th...
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1401 Clark Ave, St Louis, MO 63103, United States
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Wrestling, concerts, hockey, ice skating shows and more: The Scottrade Center has seen it all. With a seating capacity of 19,150, this arena is considered one of the most popular in the world, with an annual footfall of more than 2 million visitors. If you’re in Saint Louis, check out the arena’s schedule and catch a match, or choose fr...
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6504 Delmar Blvd, St Louis, MO 63130, United States
12:01 am - 12:00 am
A long time ago, cars used this area as a roundabout, to head back to University City. Today, it’s been rated one of the ‘10 Great Streets of America’. Welcome to the University City Loop, a strip of restaurants and entertainment areas which stretches from University City to a neighbourhood in East St. Louis. Eat, beat the heat an...
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4256 Magnolia Ave, St Louis, MO 63110, United States
09:00 am - 12:00 pm
After visiting the shopping hotspot that is South Grand Boulevard, you may feel like escaping the hustle and bustle of the city scene. If you wander just a few steps away, you’ll come across a tranquil vision of beauty, glowing green, lavender, yellow and all kinds of colours. This rainbow hued vision is the quiet and serene Tower Grove Park....
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4947 W Florissant Ave, St Louis, MO 63115, United States
08:00 am - 04:30 pm
Like a testament to the cycle of life, the Bellefontaine Cemetery is a lusciously green field of grass and shrubbery above the final resting grounds for many. Both somber and serene, both beautiful and macabre, the cemetery is bursting with beauty and stories begging to be seen and heard.
In 1849, a group of the most prominent and powerful citizens...
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345 N Rd, St Louis, MO 63125, United States
12:00 pm - 04:00 pm
An array of red bricked buildings stands side by side, grim and strong against a backdrop of blue sky and green grass. Sometimes, you’ll see fighter planes soaring up above while soldiers train on the lawns below them. Steeped in history and fascinating facts, stands the Jefferson Barracks Historic Park.
The Jefferson Barracks Military post w...
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700 Clark Ave, St Louis, MO 63102, United States
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Welcome to Saint Louis City, where the food is hearty and the folks are batty over baseball. Who wouldn’t be if your home team was one of the most decorated and successful teams in Major League Baseball history? With a bevy of titles, including eleven World Series championships, and long list of baseball greats, the St. Louis Cardinals is one...
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111 N 7th St, St Louis, MO 63101, United States
07:00 am - 05:00 pm
The first to think of an idea, the first to create any object, the first to get to the top; these are the dreams of entrepreneurs, inventors, writers and artists and people from every strata. Why do we all want to be the first? Why do we all exalt the first? This is because the first to do or create anything pave the way for the rest of mankind. Wh...