"The city where I live, and the place that I like" Denver by OlenaKyiv
Denver Travel Guide: 1,018 reviews and 1,787 photos
I live in Denver since the end of December 2004. I like this city for mountains and buzy life, for people and nature, for bike trails and nice weather, for dry air and unexpected snow in the spring.
Denver, the capital of Colorado, was established by a party of prospectors on November 22, 1858, after a gold discovery at the confluence of Cherry Creek and the South Platte River. Town founders named the dusty crossroads for James W. Denver, Governor of Kansas Territory, of which eastern Colorado was then a part. Other gold discoveries sparked a mass migration of some 100,000 in 1859-60, leading the federal government to establish Colorado Territory in 1861.
- Pros:Mountains, cultural life, a lot of fun of every kind
- Cons:Changeable weather
Electricity became available in Denver in 1886, the year construction on the Capitol began. However, the builders did... more travel advice
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