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As Mississippi's largest city and state capital, Jackson is home to nearly 200,000 people, although its slow pace and wide population distribution make it seem smaller. Exploring the city requires some forethought, however, as well as (in most cases) a car, as many of Jackson's tourist attractions, shopping opportunities and business concerns are spread over a large geographic area. Downtown Downtown is where the action is, at least during business hours. At the center sits the Mississippi State Capitol. Built in 1903, this stunning structure was modeled after the United States Capitol in …
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Top Hotels in Jackson, Mississippi

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Cabot Lodge Millsaps - Jackson

This moderate hotel is located conveniently close to Millsaps College and the hub of Jackson's medical community. It also offers easy access to all of downtown's attractions and business ...

Top Things to Do in Jackson, Mississippi

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Northpark Mall

The centerpiece of local shopping and one of the largest outlets in the state, this mammoth mall is located on the north side of the city, near Ridgeland. Anchored by McRae ...

Top Restaurants in Jackson, Mississippi

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Keifer's Restaurant

Since it's opening in 1980, Rick Olson and Paula Coe have hooked the masses on hummus, gyros and their famous feta dressing. A quick check on Facebook is a testament to the cult following with the fan page Feta dressing from Keifer's makes anything taste good showing about 1,300 fans from all over the state to California, New York, Florida and even Australia. While living in Atlanta and working in the food service industry in the 1970s, Rick had convinced Paula to move to the Caribbean to open a restaurant. Recipes had been developed, a location had been picked, and they had boarded a plane to seal the de4al. A bizarre incident that led to a fire on the plane's wing changed their fate and brought them to Jackson.