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Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in Marion County, Indiana, United States. Indianapolis often abbreviated to Indy, it anchors the 27th largest US economic region, based primarily in the finance and insurance, manufacturing, professional and business services, education and health, government and wholesale trade sectors. The city has notable market niches in amateur sports and motor racing. It is home to two major sports clubs, the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL).
The name Indianapolis is derived from the state name, Indiana (meaning "Land of the Indians", or simply "Land of the Indians" and polis, the Greek word for city.
Main tourist points
From the biggest day sporting event in the world to the biggest children's museum in the world, Indy has big surprises for the tourist.
Tourist attractions not to be missed:
Indianapolis Children's Museum
Indianapolis zoo
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum
Indiana Historical Society
Indiana State Historical Library and Office
Indiana State Museum
Indiana Medical History Museum
Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site
Crown Hill Cemetery
Soldiers 'and Sailors' Monument
Indiana World War Memorial Military Museum at Indiana World War Memorial Plaza
Indianapolis Cultural Trail
Cycle through the city's treasures on the Cultural Trail
Drink history and beer at Rathskeller
Fort Harrison State Park
among many more must see attractions!
What to do
Indianapolis may have been ridiculously known as Naptown by its residents but in the last decade the city has quietly become one of the Midwest's most sought after destinations. On any given night, you will find local and national bands playing in the city's clubs, while crowds crowd places to watch local theater groups perform.
Breweries are seemingly popping up everywhere - over 30 and counting - each capturing the distinct spirit and vibe of their neighborhood.
From major museums and attractions to live music and dining, with the world's largest children's museum, a century-old road, a 250-acre park in the heart of the city, and more monuments and memorials than any city outside of Washington DC; Indy has many new experiences. Make the most of your visit to Indy!
From local restaurants to acclaimed breweries, Indy doesn't disappoint food lovers. One of America's "best places to eat in 2019," according to Food & Wine Magazine, there are many delicious dining options. A city with one of the best steakhouses in the country, with classic hamburgers, sandwiches and salads, created with bold flavors to restaurants with Jewish, Italian, Cuban and vegetarian menus. You will not lack restaurants with varied menus and delicious and international flavors. You will not be disappointed!
When to go
The best time of year to visit Indianapolis and warm weather activities is from June to the end of September.
Summer is long, warm, humid and with precipitation; Winter is very cold and strong winds. Throughout the year, the weather is partly cloudy. Throughout the year, the temperature generally ranges from -6 ° C to 30 ° C and is rarely below -16 ° C or above 33 ° C.
Terrorism: The US Department of Homeland Security, created in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, attacks on US protection, has established a range of security alert levels that are constantly updated as the threat level is deemed credible. For information on the current level of this security scale, please visit

Crime: The level of crime is stable, affecting mainly certain cities (or some specific neighborhoods). It is advisable, upon arrival in these cities, to find out which districts are of greatest concern, and especially the times when it is inadvisable to be on the street. Most crimes and petty offenses take place at night and on weekends. Most homicides take place on public roads and are mainly related to drug trafficking.

In case of contact with the police, especially on the road, it is advisable to stop immediately if requested and to remain inside the vehicle with your hands on the wheel; do not make sudden or aggressive gestures and never make false statements.

Other important information

Emergency number: 911 in all states for contact with police, fire brigade or for medical assistance.
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