Photogallery: USA, Baltimore – The City of Sights
USA, Baltimore – The City of Sights
heading (paragraph): Cities
No. of pictures: 29 pictures
Join us for a visit of the largest city in the state of Maryland – Baltimore. This port city's main attractions are ships, water, and skyscrapers. It features over 65 thousand protected landmarks. No other city in the US boasts such high numbers. Enjoy a walk through Inner Harbour East and other streets and areas in the city.
Text: Oskár Mažgút
Photos: Oľga Maňáková
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