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Welcome to Savannah Georgia

One of the most beautiful cities in the world and a wonderful place to make your home or vacation destination. The Historic District of Savannah is buzzing with creativity, art, culture and live theatre and is the perfect place for you to spend a weekend or a lifetime. Many people who visit end up falling in love with Savannah and move here to live in one of the oldest cities in America - a site of many famous Revolutionary & Civil War Battles. Hundreds of interesting sites to see away you including more than twenty city squares, monuments, parks, Historic Homes, Churches & Forts and the largest National Historic Landmark District in the USA!

The Official Savannah Guide is your best source for information on Historic Savannah. If you're planning to visit our lovely city then we've compiled a great list of Savannah Georgia attractions and tours. A vacation of weekend getaway to the "Most Beautiful City in North America," will signify that you need to check out our accommodations to find the perfect Savannah Georgia Hotel.

Savannah Georgia Tourist Attractions to See
Squares of Savannah
The Squares of Savannah are rightly named the “crown jewels” of the city. Their contribution of historic value and beauty is recognized locally, regionally and nationally.
The Cathedral
The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is one of the most beautiful churches in the Western Hempisphere.
Colonial Park Cemetery
Colonial Park Cemetery’s most famous tie to American history is that one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence is buried here.
Old Fort Jackson
The cannons still fire daily at Old Fort Jackson — the oldest brick fort in Georgia. This well preserved military museum on The Savannah River is less than 2 miles from the historic district.
Juliette Gordon Lowe Birthplace
While walking the streets of Savannah, you’ll frequently see a large group of young girls in their Girl Scout uniforms. The reason is simple — the founder of the Girl Scouts was born here.
Telfair Academy
For more than 125 years, The Telfair has welcomed visitors who are ready walk through period rooms from the 19th century or view inspiring artwork from both the 19th and 20th centuries.
Owens Thomas House
The Owens-Thomas House is a U.S. National Historic Landmark and is on the prestigious list of U.S. National Register of Historic Places and its approaching its 200th anniversary.
Isaiah Davenport Museum
The Davenport Museum located on Columbia Square was originally a Federal-style home built by Master carpenter, Isaiah Davenport. The building is one of the finest examples of Federal architecture.
River Street
The River Street area adds to Savannah’s reputation as a “walking city” by simultaneously offering a panoramic view of the Savannah River, many old world attractions and the marvelous cobblestone streets.
Forsyth Park
Forsyth Park is a Savannah landmark located on the south end of the Historic District. Inspired by the beauty of Parisian parks, Fredrick Law Olmstead created the picturesque Forsyth Park in the 1840s.
Ship's of the Sea Museum
Discover rich nautical history at the Ship’s of the Sea Museum which is located in one of the city's most historic homes -- The William Scarbrough House on Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Civil Rights Museum
Savannah’s civil rights museum is named for Ralph Mark Gilbert who was born in Jacksonville in 1899. Gilbert became pastor of the historic First African Baptist Church on Franklin Square in 1939.
Frequently Asked Questions About Savannah

What Makes Savannah Unique?

There's no place quite like Savannah. If there's only thing that sets our city apart its the unique layout of our Historic District around a series of town squares. Sure, there are incredible museums and points of interest in Savannah, but many cities have these. The grid-like design of our downtown, envisioned by our city's founder more than 250 years ago, makes Savannah truly unique in the United States. Even Charleston, our sister city up the coast, is an amazingly beautiful place but it doesn't these beautiful squares.

What Are The Top Tourist Attractions?

Besides The Squares of Savannah, other popular sights to see include Forsyth Park, River Street, and dozens of historic buildings including churches, museums and The Juliette Gordon Lowe House. Find our more in our Savannah Tourist Attractions section.