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Museum
“Whether you love country music or not, this museum is engaging and entertaining. From interactive exhibits to only-in-Nashville events and family-friendly programming, there's lots to see and do at the Country Music Hall of Fame”
  • 358 locals recommend
Bar
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“A Nashville must! Don't leave town without stopping in for a burger or bratwurst!”
  • 395 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Great slices or pies and plenty of bars and restaurants in the surrounding 5 points area.”
  • 371 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Always has great exhibits. Amazing art deco architecture in this old post office building”
  • 251 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“A line of locals (don't tell them I told you about this delicious gem, don't forget to visit the bar). Cash only.”
  • 378 locals recommend
Music Venue
“ the venue that started it all. It was the Ryman -- “the Mother Church of Country Music” -- that first started attracting names like Hank Williams, Dolly Parton, and George Jones, securing Nashville’s status as the American center of country music. The Ryman remains a country music mecca, but as one of the city’s most dazzling concert-going experiences, has also hosted everyone from the Foo Fighters to Janelle Monae. Even if you don’t make it to a concert, it’s at least worth taking the time for a brief tour. Check their homepage for concerts and dates.”
  • 268 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“A must see in Nashville. You also never know what stars might pop up at the show. Get tickets in advance.”
  • 233 locals recommend
Art Museum
“This is Nashville's replica of the Parthenon in Greece. It even includes our very own giant Athena Statue. There's a museum inside and a lot of cool art that's worth seeing. The entrance fee is very minimal. It's located in Centennial Park just across from Vandy's campus and is a lovely way to spend an afternoon if you're visiting during good weather.”
  • 256 locals recommend
Bar
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“The Broadway bar where you're most likely to find a Nashvillian. Classic country music, two-stepping, and cheap beer. Don't knock fried bologna and fried pickles until you've had them at Robert's.”
  • 315 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great music, food, and ambiance with views of the river. Take advantage of the roof-top bar on pretty days.”
  • 261 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Essential to understand the history and culture of the country music genesis and Ken Burn's documentary on Country Music.”
  • 244 locals recommend
Café
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“Can be very busy (because it’s so good) so make sure you give yourself time!”
  • 279 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Want the most delicious sandwich you’ll ever eat... go to Mitchell’s. Hands down one of the best sandwich shops in Nashville. You won’t regret it. Turkey Bacon Avocado is my Jam! ”
  • 279 locals recommend
Hockey Arena
“Catch a show here at Nashville's premiere arena. Or catch a hockey game in the winter”
  • 186 locals recommend
Rock Club
“Tootsie's is the most classic Nashville music venue ever! Everyone who is anyone has played here...there pictures are up on the wall. A CLASSIC honkytonk!”
  • 214 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Shelby Bottom's, a local favorite for running and bike trails, has a beautiful and informative nature center, tons of trails and so much to explore. Pack a picnic lunch and spend the afternoon in this beautiful scene.”
  • 232 locals recommend