Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site

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The emotional core of this sprawling city can be found in the Preservation District of downtown Atlanta's Sweet Auburn neighborhood.


Fodor's Tick Choice

The modest Queen Anne–style residence is where Martin Luther King Jr. was born and raised. Full review →


Frommer's 35

This area of about 2 blocks around Auburn Avenue was established to preserve the birthplace and boyhood surroundings of the nation's foremost civil rights leader. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

The historic site commemorates the life, work and legacy of the civil rights lodestar. The center takes up several blocks. Full review →


Michelin Guide 54

Begin your tour at The Martin Luther King Jr., National Historic Site Visitor Center, where the history of black America... is told. Full review →


On the Grid

A must-visit if you’re ever in Atlanta. This sacred area pays a beautiful and serene tribute to the leader of the Civil Rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

The Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site provides a definitive look at the life of the great native-Atlantan civil rights leader. Full review →



The area, run by the National Parks Service, is home to the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Change, Ebenezer Baptist Church, the King Birth Home, and more. Full review →

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