10 amazing places in St. Louis that you may not know about

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Most people think of the Gateway Arch when they think of St. Louis.  There are a lot more hidden gems near the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers than most people know about.

1. The Union Station Whispering Arch

Whisper to someone many yards away and they will be able to hear you perfectly, it’s a fascinating treat.

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2. Castlewood State Park

Grab your bike, canoe, or hiking buddy and explore the scenery that this park in Ballwin has to offer!

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3. The Graffiti Wall

This 2-mile long wall of art was started in the 2000’s as part of the “Paint Louis” project.

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4. Volpi Foods- Artisan Cured Meats

They are located On The Hill, and they make all their own dry cured meat…we say no more.

5. Cherokee Antique Row

The antique row offers six blocks of restaurants, antique shops, and art galleries of all independent owners.

6. The Moolah Theatre

Get a drink at the lounge bar before or after the show, watch the show on St. Louis’ biggest screen in a leather couch, and enjoy bowling afterward at The Moolah Lanes.

7. Soulard Farmer’s Market

The oldest Farmers’ market west of the Mississippi. More than 100 vendors include farmers, produce vendors, meat shops, spice shop, florist shops, and food.

8. Broadway Oyster Bar

A true “French Quarters” experience. Blues music paired with Cajun cuisine, Broadway Oyster Bar has been bringing the “Big Easy” to St. Louis for decades.

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9. T.R. Hughes Ballpark

Take me out to the ball game! This ballpark is home of the River City Rascals in O’Fallon, Missouri. It is easy to find cheap tickets and you’ll be sure to find some of the best ballpark food.

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10. Museum of Transportation

Home of Big Boy, the largest operating steam locomotive ever built. Tours, shows, and rides make sure that there is something for everyone in the family.

He's in heaven with all these trains!

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