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Hartford

Hartford

Located on the banks of Connecticut River, Hartford is the capital city of Connecticut. It is the centre of America's Insurance Industry flourishing in Greater Hartford, the largest metropolitan area of Connecticut. Hartford shares most of its economical entities with Springfield. The metropolitan region of the two cities combines to form the Knowledge Corridor with 32 prestigious universities and colleges. Bradley International Airport serves as the major transport link for the visitors coming to Hartford from international and domestic borders. This airport is also shared by Springfield. Music and arts define the cultural hues of Hartford. Watch out for artistic architecture of the 19-room Mark Twain House and Museum, carved out in Victorian Gothic style. The Enfield Falls is the first large falls in the Connecticut River. Both ancient and contemporary American and European art pieces can be explored at Wadsworth Atheneum of Arts. Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, the home of best-selling author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, a novel against slavery offers interactive tour of Stowe's home and garden.