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Portsmouth Travel Guide  

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The city of Portsmouth is situated in Virginia State's US Commonwealth.
The city is known for the historical base of the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Though Norfolk City is located on the opposite side of Portsmouth, the Navy Yard was given the above name. Portsmouth city lies in Virginia State of the United States.
It is blessed with a long waterfront that is located along the River Elizabeth. The marine terminals are an important aspect of Portsmouth's economy.
Due to the presence of the seashore, the climate in this city remains mild and pleasant for most of the time. Tourists enjoy various outdoor activities all round the year.
The seasonal and temperate climate in the city brings hot and humid summers and chilly and snowy winters. Summer and spring are the wettest seasons. It is the most favourable place in terms of storm attacks.

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Overall Guide : Most of the attractions in the city of Portsmouth are in easy reach of each other. The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum is a famous tourist spot in Portsmouth city. The museum exhibits an array of aircraft carriers, pleasure aircrafts, water... more crafts and various other artefacts. Tourists can learn about the naval history of Virginia from this collection. The Cedar Grove Cemetery is the oldest burial ground in the city. It was established in 1832 and is listed under the historical sites of Virginia. The Children's Museum of Virginia possesses various recreational activities for kids. It includes the Lancaster Antique Toy and Train Collection, a planetarium, wall for rock climbing and a huge bubble making station. The admirers of performing arts can visit the Commodore Theatre. It is a well restored, art deco styled motion picture theatre, which was built in 1945. It houses magnificent crystal chandeliers and upholstered seating. Tourists can experience driving a stock car at the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. All sorts of sports information can be gathered from this museum.  
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