Birmingham is the largest city of Alabama that has a great deal to offer to its visitors. This visitor-friendly city has many fascinating attractions to enjoy. The city & struggle for equality and progress can be examined at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. The Alabama Jazz Hall Of Fame pays tribute to musical legends like Dinah Washington & Duke Ellington. A visit to Birmingham & Vulcan Park will bring visitors face to foot with the country & 2nd largest statue, that of the Roman God, the titular Vulcan. An especially remarkable attraction however is the Ave Maria Grotto, where the late monk Brother Joseph Zoetl reconstructed more than 125 famous & sacred buildings.