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For many, Mobile could be a place like any other place around the globe, but if you see from a traveler's eye, it possesses all aspects in abundance required to make a place tourist-infested. Self-exploration is the best way to go deep down to the roots of something and get acquainted with the ins & outs thereof. Having firm belief in what we just stated, we are claiming what we experienced during our journey in Mobile. And, if you don't go with he word of mouth easily, then the time has come to go and explore this charismatic city on your own. You will get amazed at your every step, we are sure. Something for everyone, and thus it is able to attract and widen your eyeballs. Thumbs up for your happy vacations!

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  • Mobile is Alabama's 3rd most populous city.
  • Mobile is famed as the only saltwater port located in Alabama. It is the 12th largest port nestled in the nation.
  • Two French brothers Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne and Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville co-founded Mobile.
  • The residents of Mobile are called 'Mobilians'.
  • The famous West Indies salad was invented in Mobile not West Indies. The salad contains crabmeat, vinegar, and onion.
  • "Bear" Bryant, famed as Alabama's head coach, coached his first game at Mobile's Ladd Stadium in 1958.
  • Flags of the United States, France, the Alabama Republic, Spain, the Confederate States of America, and Great Britain have flown over Mobile since its inception.
  • The Mobile Press-Register founded in 1813 is famed as Alabama's oldest active newspaper.
  • The largest public tennis facility in the world is based in Mobile, it is called Mobile Tennis Center.
  • Mobile city has a few sobriquets, like, 'the Port City,' 'the City of Six Flags,' 'the Azalea City,' 'the Home of Mardi Gras,' and 'Mob-Town'.
  • Mobile is popular for a special kind of flowers, namely, Azaleas. These flowers first came to Mobile in 1754 from France.
  • With more than five feet of rain yearly, Mobile has been declared the rainiest city the United States.
  • The University of South Alabama is said to be Mobile’s largest employer with over 5,000 employees.
  • Mobile was established 117 years before the state of Alabama.
  • The second largest natural gas reserve around the world is based in Mobile.
  • In 1813, Mobile became a part of America.
  • In 1817, Mobile was included in the Alabama territory.
  • In 1711, the stones of Mobile's first Carnival society were laid.
  • In 1843, the Striker's Independent Society was established in Mobile and is famed as the oldest surviving mystic society in the nation.
  • The oldest continually running community theater in Alabama, namely, Joe Jefferson Players is based in Mobile.
  • The government-form of Mobile is of mayor type.
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