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Detroit Downtown

Detroit, MI
+1 313-833-7900
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It's the neighborhoods that earned Detroits rep. Downtown is nice.. Everything good want..Food... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Toledo, Ohio
via mobile
Strolling through downtown

Activities were abundant and the city was active. Lots of cool old buildings and structures... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Many major building attractions.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“people mover” (35 reviews)
“campus martius” (21 reviews)
“bad rap” (5 reviews)
Detroit, MI
+1 313-833-7900
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's the neighborhoods that earned Detroits rep. Downtown is nice.. Everything good want..Food, casinos,all sports arenas.. uber, people mover... cobo hall.. shopping is a little light..

Thank Sonny_circumvehor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Activities were abundant and the city was active. Lots of cool old buildings and structures. Great food.

1  Thank R8737VCdanielr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are still a lot of empty buildings in downtown Detroit, but there are also a lot of really cool spots, hidden gems down along Woodward Ave, high quality restaurants, museums and some galleries. Plus the Fox Theater, Comerica Park, Ford Field and more. It's...More

1  Thank Bill T
Reviewed December 8, 2017

this is a city undergoing a transformation. lots of new shops, restaurants and activities. well worth visiting for an afternoon, or even a weekend

Thank jon s
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

Went to the downtown chilled by the lake with some friends, watching Canada from the states. The weather was cold but it’s winter. The Christmas market was fun.

Thank Karim Z
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

From visually enjoying the architecture of Penobscot Building to the Fisher Building, or taking selfies with statues like the Joe Louis Monument or Spirit of Detroit, seeing a game at one of the arenas like Little Caesars or Comerica, taking in the breeze along the...More

2  Thank JenBell1969
Reviewed November 23, 2017

It's better than we expected. It just needs more marketing and promotion to attract more tourists. It has high rise buildings, some museums,and some good restaurant choices.Lots of cool new redevelopment areas. It even has the great advantage of a waterfront boardwalk area alongside the...More

2  Thank MandC0218
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Went to a baseball game. The weather was great, had great seats and the Tigers won in the 9th inning on a home run. Just a great time all around.

Thank Louay J
Reviewed November 14, 2017

Lots of things to do and you now feel safe being downtown, especially in the new 'Gilbert' sections with all the remodeled buildings and new stores along Woodward. Campus Martius is always entertaining and offers a wide variety of activities. Can now move further north...More

2  Thank Jake_Del_Rio
Reviewed October 29, 2017

Yes, Downtown Detroit is on the move. On the move to get better and better ... please keep going - there is still some work to be done.

1  Thank myself_on_the_move
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