Midtown is home to some of St. Louis’s most exciting neighborhoods and attractions. Nestled among the hustle and bustle of SLU and Harris-Stowe State University is the Midtown Moto Complex, which houses a few hidden gems that everyone should visit, especially those who are car or motorcycle enthusiasts (or just people who love amazing food).
Here are 5 Midtown Moto Complex destinations you should check out right now!
The Amazing, Interactive Building Mural – Sure, you’ve probably noticed many murals around St. Louis, but what about a work of art that has its own app? Head over to the Moto Museum and bask in the beauty of the interactive mural created by MOMO and Re+Public. Launched in 2013, this mural features 14 basic shapes that change and become three-dimensional when you hold up your smartphone to it. Be sure to download the Re+Public app on your phone to experience this amazing mural in real life and prepare to be mesmerized!
The Moto Museum – Attached to Triumph Grill, the Moto Museum includes an impressive collection of motorcycles from more than 20 countries worldwide. Covering nearly 100 years, these motorcycles will delight anyone who appreciates historical equipment, loves motorcycles, or enjoys learning more about history. The Moto Museum is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and is completely FREE!
Moto Europa – Looking for a motorcycle yourself? Want to stock up on some cool accessories? You definitely need to visit Moto Europa. Step into this beautiful showroom and feast your eyes on a variety of gorgeous motorcycles, including Ducati, Triumph, KTM, Vespa, and Piaggio motorcycles. Moto Europa also sells scooters, plenty of parts, apparel and accessories from a variety of brands.
BaiKu Sushi Lounge – Once you’re done adventuring around the Midtown Moto Complex, make sure to fuel up with authentic, fresh sushi, sashimi, and more. Whether you’re stopping by for a quick lunch, Happy Hour, or a delectable dinner, you’re sure to be in for a treat. Don’t forget to check out all the motorcycle-themed rolls, too!
Hotel Ignacio – After your big outing, why make the long drive home? Book a room at the beautiful Hotel Ignacio. This boutique hotel located on the Moto Complex has some of the most luxurious rooms you’ll ever see and is a fantastic place to stay for a full day (or two) of fun in the city. The hotel provides guests with bicycles to rent out for the day and also allows pets! Plus, it’s right next door to Triumph Grill and BaiKu Sushi Lounge.
No matter when you choose to visit the Midtown Moto Complex, you’re sure to have an unforgettable day filled with great memories. Make it complete by stopping by Triumph Grill for a bite to eat with your family or friends. Check out or menu now and get your appetite set!