of Raleigh was established in 1792. Capitol city of the state of
North Carolina, Raleigh is a state-of-the-art cultural mecca that
would make Sir Walter Raleigh proud. Just a few of the offerings
Pavilion - one of the most technologically advanced
amphitheatres in the world and said to have the best acoustic
accomplishments in the world.
BTI Center for the Performing Arts - includes:
Fletcher Opera Theater: features the Carolina
Ballet, the National Opera Company and the A.
J. Fletcher Opera Institute.
Kennedy Theater: featuring Burning
The Lachine Plaza.
Meymandi Concert Hall features the world renowned North
Museum of Natural Sciences
Carolina Solar Center
Historical sights include:
Few places in the world can touch Raleigh's dedication to sports
either. Teams and venues include the Carolina
Wolfpack Atheletics, the RBC
Center, the Raleigh
IcePlex, and the Ray
Price Legends of Harley Drag Racing Museum.
shopping, and recreational opportunities abound in this scenic city
framed by the Neuse River and Walnut and Crabtree Creeks.
The Raleigh (population 276,093 in 2003) government leaders,
educational community and the business
community have, together, achieved a consistent rating of one of the
best areas for quality of life in the United States. High
employment, good wages, great climate and location, and a varied
recreational and cultural opportunities will keep it there.
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