Inner Harbor

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The Inner Harbor of Baltimore, Maryland, in the United States, is a historic seaport, tourist attraction and iconic landmark of the city. The harbor is actually the northwest branch of the Patapsco River. The harbor is also the number one tourist destination in Baltimore. According to the Baltimore Sun newspaper, 13 million tourists visit the harbor each year.

A major U.S. seaport since the 1700s, Baltimore's Inner Harbor was chiefly an industrial port until the 1970s when it was turned into the main cultural center of the city by, then mayor, William Donald Schaefer. Since being reincarnated as a cultural hub, the Inner Harbor has become the home to many tourist attractions.

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Baltimore's Inner Harbor

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