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This midwestern dual city, spanning the Kansas-Missouri border, sits at the junction of the Kansas River and the Missouri River, stretching along the high banks, known as the Bluffs, of both rivers.
World famous for its steaks and barbecues, it is sometimes called the "Capital do Churrasco".
Located in Kansas City's Crown Center, LEGOLAND is one of the city's top family attractions for the young and young at heart.
You'll find a complete replica of the city, built with over 1.5 million LEGO bricks.
Models include all major city landmarks such as Arrowhead Stadium, Union Station, Country Club Plaza, the World War I Memorial and even the Crown Center.
Also located in the Crown Center is the Sealife Aquarium, which houses a 260,000-gallon tank that has an ocean tunnel that cuts through the ocean.
From inside the transparent tunnel, visitors can see sharks, sea turtles and other aquarium residents.
There is also a stingray pool and various hands-on exhibits.
Kansas City is also home to several fine museums, including the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, the Arabia Steamboat Museum and the Toy and Miniature Museum.
Downtown, the American Jazz Museum shares a building with the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in the historic 18th & Vine Jazz District.
The city's legacy in jazz history can be explored in the Historic Jazz District, which was once filled with the sounds of jazz icons such as Charlie "Bird" Parker and Big Joe Turner.
Another historic area is the Westport neighborhood, which is full of things to do, including antique shops and river cruises.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, with giant steering wheels at the front, houses nearly 40,000 works of art, from antique to contemporary collections.
The Kansas City World War I National Museum stands at the foot of the Liberty Memorial, an impressive Egyptian Renaissance-style monument erected in 1928 to honor the men and women who served and died in the war.
The museum's collections include a wide variety of artifacts, letters, films and other pieces of historical significance that were collected between 1920 and today.
Science City, located at Union Station, is one of the top attractions for families visiting Kansas City.
The exhibits focus on various aspects of science and are all interactive so visitors can learn through hands-on experience.
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