Known for the University of Georgia, Athens is a city that is rich in tradition and has one of the best music scenes in the world. The vibrant city of Athens is home to impressive gardens, trendy shops, architectural wonders and what not. No matter what your purpose of visit is, the city never fails to impress you with its amazing culture.
Preserved from the civil war, Double Barreled Cannon was designed by John Gilleland and is one of its kinds. Designed to shoot twin cannonballs, the barrel was never used due to its architecture failure. The Cannon serves as a local landmark - it is visited by thousands of tourists year round. Standing prestigiously at the City Hall, entry to this place is free.
Enjoy the seasonal flowers, take a walk with nature and spend a relaxed day at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. The garden covers an area of 313 acre - the place hosts special programs and events and also is home to themed gardens. The Flower Garden and the International Garden are not to be missed.
America's oldest university, The University of Georgia has one the most beautiful college campus around the world. Take an evening stroll at the beautiful garden, not-to-miss are the Phi Kappa Halls, the Arch and the Library.