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Louisville is many things- original, eclectic, historic, dynamic, and energetic. You could spend a lifetime getting to know our city, the people, the neighborhoods, the culture, and the history that make Louisville truly original.

With so much to see and do, you may want to brush up on all that Louisville has to offer in advance of your visit. Exploring Louisville online gives you a chance to get to know our city before you arrive.

Follow the links below and expect the unexpected, Louisville is full of surprises!

Facts & Famous People

Home to artists and adventurers, actors and statesmen, everyday heroes and international icons, the sons and daughters of Louisville have left their mark on the world.

Original History

Get the inside story on the growth of Louisville’s unique and flourishing culture. From its frontier founding at the time of the American Revolution, to the heyday of Steamboat transport in the early 19th century, through the city’s importance as a Union base during the Civil War, Louisville has always balanced a sense of history with an ability to re-invent itself as the city of originals.


Explore the city’s sights, sounds, and destinations with photo galleries, Lookin’ @ Louisville video casts, and live webcams of the Louisville Arena and Museum Plaza!

Shop Louisville

Whether you’re looking for unique souvenirs, funky home furnishings or designer wardrobe additions, you’ll find it in Louisville. Shopping districts abound in Louisville’s distinctive neighborhoods where local shopkeepers and artisans sell their original wares with a pride and craft rarely encountered these days.