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SimCity (2013) City Specialization: Culture & Landmarks Reference Guide

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03/19/13

City Specialization - Culture & Landmarks Reference Guide

Tourism is a multifaceted specialization with numerous components. Every city has an attraction rating for each wealth class (low, medium, high) affected by the type of attractions, mass transit systems, parks, and commerical buildings in your city. Low-wealth tourists tend to use take buses cars; medium-wealth tourists like streetcars, railroads, and ships; and high-welath tourists are international jet-setters who demand to take limos whereever they go. Also make sure that these tourists have hotels to stay at serving their class by either attaching hotels to casinos, plopping commerical zones around attractions, and using parks to control the wealth status of the hotels themselves.

That said, it's extremely important to have a substantial mass transit system, particularly if you pick the culture specialization with expo centers and pro stadiums. A Passenger Train Station, a Bus Stop, and a Streetcar Stop at these locations are highly recommended. Otherwise, you'll have traffic jams left and right. At the same time, you want tourists to stay in your city when they attend the special events in your city by sticking commercial shops and hotels nearby. Better yet, stick one of the many available landmarks in your city. As long as you have the buildings to keep tourists busy, you'll see the dough start raking in.
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Name Description Prerequisites Max. Modules Cost Hourly Cost
Expo Center Invest in an Expo Center to turn your small town into a tourist destination! Schedule exciting events like football games and rock concerts, then prepare your city for tons of screaming fans! Maximum Profit: $189,000. Maximum Attendeance: 3,000. Town Hall N/A $150,000 $300
Expo Center Sign With an Expo Center, you have to let people know where to go. Maximum Tourists per Day: 50. Expo Center 1 $3,000 $50
Pro Stadium The Pro Stadium's generous size means even more tourists and huge profits around each event! Prepare your city's mass transit system for an onslaught of screaming fans! Unforunately, their tickets are fully refundable, so if they can't make it to the event in time, you'll miss out on the Simoleans! Maximum Profit: $300,000 City Hall, Department of Tourism N/A $225,000 $600
Pro Stadium Sign With a Pro Stadium, it's all about branding. Expo Center 1 $3,000 $100
Arc de Triomphe Perfect for the Francophiles, lend your city a touch of Gallic class! Origin: Paris, France. Maximum Tourists per Day: 2,400. Attraction: High. City Hall, Deparment of Tourism 1 $280,000 $1,755
Cinquantenaire Arch This imposing arcade celebrates your city's independence! Watch as tourists are drawn to take photos of the famous landmark. Origin: Brussels, Belgium. Maximum Tourists per Day: 2,400. Attraction: Medium. City Hall, Deparment of Tourism 1 $50,000 $610
Dutch Windmill The Netherlands are famous for their beautiful pastoral windmills. Origin: The Netherlands. Maximum Tourists per Day: 600. Attraction: Medium. City Hall, Deparment of Tourism 1 $50,000 $610
Edificio Copan This wavy residential building adds a flowing sense of movement to even the densest urban cityscape. Origin: Sāo Paulo, Brazil. Maximum Tourists per Day: 150. Attraction: Medium. City Hall, Deparment of Tourism 1 $50,000 $610
Empire State Building It's not the tallest building in the world (anymore), but this impressive building can be said to be the core of the Big Apple. Origin: New York City, USA. Maximum Tourists per Day: 504. Attraction: High. City Hall, Deparment of Tourism 1 $575,000 $4,050
Giralda This bell tower is a former minaret for the Cathedral of Seville. Origin: Seville, Spain. Maximum Tourists per Day: 2,400. Attraction: Medium. City Hall, Deparment of Tourism 1 $50,000 $610
Globe Theatre All the world's a stage, and now you can bring yet another replica of The Globe Theatre to your city! Origin: London, England. Maximum Profit: $189,000. Maximum Attendance: 1,557. Attraction: High. City Hall, Deparment of Tourism 1 $48,000 $1,000
Kōlner Dom Towering spires crown this famous gothic church from Cologne. Origin: Cologne, Germany. Maximum Tourists per Day: 2,400. Attraction: Medium. City Hall, Deparment of Tourism 1 $50,000 $510
Królewski W Warszawie The Royal Castle of Warsaw is the historical home to the royal family of Poland. Origin: Warsaw, Poland. Maximum Tourists per Day: 2,400. Attraction: High. City Hall, Deparment of Tourism 1 $280,000 $1,755
Leaning Tower of Piza Tilting 3.99 degrees, Sims will be hard pressed to walk in a straight line after visiting this famous tower. Origin: Pisa, Italy. Maximum Tourists per Day: 600. Attraction: High. City Hall, Deparment of Tourism 1 $280,000 $1,755
Oslo Opera House This angular modern opera house hosts opera and ballet performances. Origin: Oslo, Norway. Maximum Profit: $189,000. Maximum Attendance: 1,364. Attraction: High. City Hall, Deparment of Tourism 1 $150,000 $2,000
Rundetårn The "Round Tower" of Copenhagen is a historical monument and a public astronomical observatory. Maximum Tourists per Day: 480. Attraction: Medium. City Hall, Deparment of Tourism 1 $140,000 $1,755
Statue of Liberty Where else can you stand in a lady's head? This giant statue is undeniable proof that France loves the United States. Add it to your city! Origin: New York City, USA. Maximum Tourists per Day: 5,000. Attraction: High. City Hall, Deparment of Tourism 1 $575,000 $4,050
St. Basil's Cathedral The official name of this Red Square cathedral is far too long to get into. Origin: Moscow, Russia. Maximum Tourists per Day: 2,400. Attraction: Medium. City Hall, Deparment of Tourism 1 $140,000 $1,755
Stockholm City Hall Don't be jealous that your City Hall's not as cool as Stockholm's. Now you can have it in your city as well. Origin: Stockholm, Sweden. Maximum Tourists per Day: 100. Attraction: Medium. City Hall, Deparment of Tourism 1 $50,000 $575
Sydney Opera House Add the distinctive silhouette of the Sydney Opera House to your city and watch droves of wealthy tourists flock to your city! Origin: Sydney, Australia. Maximum Profit: $189,000. Maximum Attendance: 2,679. Attraction: High. City Hall, Deparment of Tourism 1 $200,000 $2,000
Tokyo Tower This tall lattice tower broadcasts J-dramas and anime to al the homes in your city. Origin: TOkyo, Japan. Maximum Tourists per Day: 504. Attraction: Medium. City Hall, Deparment of Tourism 1 $50,000 $575
Washington Monument One of the most recognizable obelisks in the world, the Washington Monument stands erect at 169,294 meters. Origin: Washington DC, USA. Maximum Tourists per Day: 2,400. Attraction: Medium. City Hall, Deparment of Tourism 1 $50,000 $575
Willies Tower This 108-story-tall building is the tallest building in the United States. Origin: Chicage, USA. Maximum Tourists per Day: 504. Attraction: Medium. City Hall, Deparment of Tourism 1 $150,000 $1,755

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