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Sightseeing in Nashville

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.”
271 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“It's really right across the river from us. The World's Longest running radio show.”
216 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Located in Centennial Park the Parthenon is one of Nashville's best cultural attractions. Built to mark the state's hundredth birthday, the design was chosen as reference to the Nashville's nickname as the "Athens of the South". The Parthenon and Centennial Park can be seen in "Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief" ”
234 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Catch a concert at this great little venue. One of my favorite places to see a show in town”
204 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“This picture does NOT do the park justice. Please walk down and explore it on a beautiful day. At any given time, you may randomly see historical reenactments like old time baseball games (in full costume), civil war exhibits / reenactments, and live music. Little ones will enjoy the splashpad on the far side of the park (bring a suit or change of clothes). Just past the splashpad is a giant stone map of Tennessee, easy to overlook under your feet as you walk towards James Robertson Pkwy. We frequently sit on the lawn with a picnic lunch or dinner - the view of the capital building is amazing! The granite walls all along the outside of the park tell Tennessee's history in digestible snippets. Visit the WWII memorial and find all the places you've visited on the giant rotating globe. Let the kids do their own play in the old world style amphitheater - or catch whatever show is happening!”
108 locals recommend
Music Venue
“This area is chock-full of local history, but it’s sadly not as glamorous as it was in its heyday. However, some sites have been preserved for tours and whatnot, like Studio B, so definitely check them out, if you’d like some deeper insight into how this area helped change the face of the music industry.”
70 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Belle Meade Plantation, located in Belle Meade, Tennessee, is a historic mansion that is now operated as a museum, together with outbuildings on its 30 acres of property. In the late 19th century, the plantation encompassed roughly 5,400 acres. A winery and visitors' center have been constructed on the property.”
87 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“This is an upbeat bar with dancing later on in the evenings! They often have themed DJs. It's right next to Dino's, so these two together make a good 1-2 punch combo for a local night out.”
115 locals recommend
Historic Site
“This is the historic home of our seventh President Andrew Jackson. It combines both the historic significance of his Presidency with thee more generalized history of what it was like working in an agrarian estate in the early 1800's.”
76 locals recommend
Arts & Crafts Store
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“I hear great things about Hatch Show Print! Historic letterpress print shop that makes the coolest playbills.”
52 locals recommend
Historic Site
“A historical plantation and museum. Home of President Andrew Jackson and is one of the largest and most visited presidential homes in the United States.”
36 locals recommend
Water Park
“Visiting during the Tennessee heat? You can cool off at the Nashville Shores Water Park. A definite local favorite!”
28 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Great place to take a little look at Nashville history! Awesome park with a few neat structures. ”
26 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“Take a trip or enjoy a show, this is an excellent way to spend a day! Listen to music, or just enjoy the sites of Nashville as you lazily drift down the Cumberland River. ”
36 locals recommend
Historic Site
“RCA Studio B is a music recording studio in Nashville, Tennessee built in 1956. Originally known simply by the name "RCA Studios", it became known in the 1960s for being an essential factor to the development of the production style and technique known as the Nashville Sound.”
21 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Do a mansion tour and enjoy the architecture, furniture and décor, intriguing story of a wealthy woman.”
22 locals recommend