Indianapolis is Indiana’s largest city and its capital so exploring it in detail will benefit greatly from our Indianapolis car hire services. The city is known as the ‘Racing Capital of the World’ since it is home to the world renown Indy 500 and Allstate 400 races which take place on the nearby Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The city is served by several airports however the main one being the Indianapolis Airport which is located at about a fifteen minute drive from the city’s center. Your best way of reaching there is to employ our Indianapolis car rental services and have a car of your choice ready and waiting for you at the airport as soon as you land. You can of course, reach the city by both train and bus.
Once in the city there are quite a few landmarks that you’ll want too see if you’re spending more than a few days there and have some time to spare.
The city’s skyscrapers being one type of landmark that can hardly be missed with the Chase Tower for instance is an 830 feet tall, the OneAmerica Tower being 533 feet and the One Indiana Tower being 504 feet tall. There are a few others as well but they are closer to the 400 foot mark.
The Indiana State Capitol building was completed in 1888 and it features several types of design from Italian Renaissance and Greek to Corinthian, it is interesting to note that the building is made up of local limestone.
The city is also home to the world’s largest Scottish Rite cathedral which is a masterpiece of construction and design, it features a floating dance floor, a huge pipe organ and handcrafted art glass windows, a truly spectacular sight.
The Holcomb Observatory and Planetarium is one of the largest public observatories in the world and the telescope there is the largest in the state.
These are of course only a few of the many attractions that Indianapolis has to offer so make sure to employ our Indianapolis car hire services while on your trip there to better explore this great state capital.