Oct 7, 2017 - Superman with laser beam on Market Street, Metropolis, IL/photonews247.com

Historic Market Street in Metropolis, Illinois

METROPOLIS, IL – When you take a stroll down Market Street (AKA Main Street) in the small town of Metropolis (pop 6,465) you will see a locally-owned businesses and other services nestled inside the historic buildings.

Market Street starts at Superman Square where a 15 ft. Superman statue looks directly down Market Street.

Metropolis is known as the Home of Superman, a main tourist attraction for the quaint town with a Superman Museum to boot.

The Ohio River is just a couple of blocks south and is known for its breathtaking views around sunset.

SOURCES: metropolistourism.com | supermancelebration.net | wikipedia.org | cityofmetropolis.com | metropolischamber.com