Dedicated in 1902, the Monument to Soldiers and Sailors has become the de facto symbol of the city, the Cathedral of the Scottish Rite, the Sidney 26 Lois Eskenazi Hospital. Skiles Test Nature Park, Slippery Noodle Inn, Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, Southeastway Park, Southwestway Park, St. Indianapolis, a typical Midwestern city and capital of Indiana, is located southeast of Lake Michigan on the White River. It is almost exactly in central Indiana, on a site selected by 10 government commissioners in 1820 for the new state capital.
Indianapolis has many things to do, from taking an evening stroll along the Canal Walk after a dinner by the water to sightseeing downtown. Soldier's and Sailor's Memorial is located on Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis and is the city's most important landmark. Completed in 1902 after five years of construction, this limestone monument commemorates the lives lost in the Civil War. The Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) is a vast museum of encyclopedic art located in downtown Indianapolis.
The museum has a permanent collection of more than 54,000 works from Europe, America, Africa and Asia covering a wide spectrum of genres. Visitors can admire works by famous artists such as Paul Gauguin and JMW Turner and see Chinese ceramics, textiles and modern design.