About St. Louis
St. Louis, a city in the centre of the USA, appeals to both young and old by offering a mixture of entertainment, historical attractions and a wild nightlife.
St. Louis was founded as a small French settlement in 1764 and has since grown into a lively city that welcomes about 5 million tourists per year. All tourists enjoy the beautiful views of the Mississippi River. The most important sights include Gateway Arch, which spans the Mississippi, and the old Court Building, which was constructed in the mid-19th century.
Other tourist attractions include the Campbell House Museum and the Scott Joplin Museum, in the former home of the man who made ragtime music famous. To listen to authentic American music, you should go check out a live show in one of the famous blues cafés of St. Louis