Monuments of culture and sights of the district
Crocker Art Museum. Exhibition exhibits belong to the period of golden time. The building contains collections of ceramic elements brought from East Asia. In the museum shop you can buy great designer items. The historical territory of the city is the old Sacramento. The area is full of shops, cafes and museums.
Time seems to have stopped here, only the markings on the roads remind us that it is the 21st century. From the marina of the area, you can see cruise ships that set sail. The Governor’s Mansion and State Historical Park – the residence of the governors of the past.
“California State Railroad Museum” – the best railroad museum in the world; The Automotive Museum of California is a museum of motor vehicles. It will be of interest to fans of rare cars; Capitol. It is surrounded by a beautiful park area; “Ziggurat”.
Interesting city building. It looks like a pyramid and is located on the banks of the Sacramento River, near the Tower Bridge; “Sutter’s Fort”. Built during the gold rush era. It is now considered a state history park. Additional attractions of the city include a seasonal water park, an airport and various types of parks.
The Historic Governor’s Mansion is located within the Governor’s Mansion State Historic Park, just one block from the State Capitol building. This magnificent Italian-Victorian villa was built in 1877 and has been home to 13 governors of California.
It began with George Purdy in 1903 and ended with Ronald Reagan in 1967. The 30-room mansion was turned into public property and converted into a public museum, with its magnificent furniture and several items and artifacts used by former governors. The mansion again became the residence of the Governor of California in 2015 with the relocation of Governor Jerry Brown.
Old Sacramento State Historic Park, commonly known simply as Old Sacramento or Old Sack, is a historic district in the California capital. It is the city’s main tourist attraction, attracting thousands of visitors every year. The city of Sacramento began to grow in the mid-19th century with the construction of Fort Sutter, then known as Fort New Helvetia.
This old area near the river was not inhabited due to the flood. It soon became a seedy red-light district. However, restoration in the 1960s brought it back to its original state, and it has since been listed as a National Historic Landmark. The Victorian architecture is an interesting place to walk. Many buildings now house restaurants, shops and even museums.
The State Capitol may strike you at first sight with its resemblance to the US State Capitol in Washington. This type of dome and facade with Corinthian columns make the California State Capitol one of the most impressive buildings in the state. This neoclassical gem was built in 1874 and is listed as a California Historic Landmark.
It has 6 floors with several rooms refurbished as a museum. The splendor of the interior is also a sight to behold. It is adorned with a beautifully decorated rotunda and gilded columns, adorned with many statues and paintings.
The city was founded in 1848 during the “gold rush” and was nicknamed “Gateway to the Goldfields” (Gateway to the Goldfields). Since 1854 – the administrative center of the state, received the status of the city in 1863.
Sacramento was the western terminal of the Pony Express horse mail system and the terminal of the first California railroad. In 1963, a shipping channel connected the Sacramento River to the San Francisco Bay.
Building of municipal services.
Attractions include: the restored Old Town, the State Capitol (1869-1874), the Governor’s Mansion, the Pony Express Museum, the Mounted Mailman Monument, the California Railroad Museum, the Crocker Art Gallery. There are more than 120 parks and squares in the city, the Camellia Festival is held annually (Sacramento is called the world capital of camellias).
Popular places for tourists
Sacramento is home to numerous popular tourist attractions, including the Sacramento Zoo – containing many exotic animals and landscaped areas. Spirit of Sacramento Riverboat cruises – regular cruises along the coastline with great views of many major buildings. Sutter’s Fort – established in 1839, with historical exhibits and information about this first Euro-American settlement.
Fairy Town – a traditional amusement park suitable for younger children; and McKinley Park, an expansive park located on Sacramento’s east side offering many recreational activities and a fragrant rose garden. Other tourist attractions in Sacramento include the Capitol Building, a stunning attraction built in 1869 with exquisite architecture and elaborate interiors.
The Governor’s Mansion – a large and spacious home built in 1877 and once the home of Ronald Reagan; Sacramento Passenger Depot in the Central Pacific – a genuinely reconstructed 1876 railroad yard offering scenic steam trains; Sacramento Historic Old City Cemetery is the final resting place of many notable Sacramento residents; and the Leland Stanford Mansion – built in 1856 by Leland Baron, U.S. Senator and Governor of California.