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Central Canal

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Address: 337 W 11th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202-3001
Phone Number: +1 317-955-2389
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good place for walking

It's an artificial river. You could walk during one hour from end to end, There are some nice cafe and restaurant along these river.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Bloomington, Indiana
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Bloomington, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's an artificial river. You could walk during one hour from end to end, There are some nice cafe and restaurant along these river.

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Elizabethton, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of things were closed due to the holiday, but we were able to stroll along the canal & take in the sights. Lots of cool art sculptures also.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Indianapolis Downtown Central Canal allows for a great experience in the city. It's very popular at all times of the year filled with runners, couples, families and photographers. It has lots of character, including murals, views of the city, a 9/11 memorial and art sculptures. Apartments, condos, history museums and restaurants all line the canal. There are rentable bikes,... More 

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Thank AbbeyLiford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We strolled down the canal specifically in search of a famous "I am Indy" sculpture that is currently in back of the museum along the canal walk. This spot has an amazing view of the city skyline that makes an amazing photo op. It's my favorite pic I took on this trip. The entire canal has something to see with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ducks were fun to watch and the canal was really hard to find. GPS was dumb and not able to easily locate it even though an address was found online. No signs either.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A couple of friends and I went walking in the evening at Gen Con, hunting for Pokemon. Great spot, lots of walkers, easy walk to the museums and the IMAX.

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Thank Shae E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Venice, Italy and I enjoyed the ride in Indy more than my ride in Italy. Our gondolier sang a couple of love songs to us and it was great fun. You can rent a private boat or save a few dollars and go with another couple. If you find yourself in Indy during the summer, check... More 

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Thank Larry W
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The canal is such a nice walk. I recommend this spot to anyone loving some exercise and being with the outdoors. Especially on a sunny day. Enjoy Indy!

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Thank Lorne N
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The canal has improved quite a bit in recent years. There are now more restaurants along the canal. This is a nice place for a leisurely stroll, or rent a paddle boat.

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Thank AndGg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love walking the Canal, we take our daughter with us just to stroll the walk way looking at the beautiful artwork & waters.... We love the dem lighting which makes it romantic for couples. A good cup of coffee & a warm hand to hold on to is all you need.... :) Enjoy..

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