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The Parthenon

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The Parthenon stands proudly as the centerpiece of Centennial Park, Nashville's premier urban park. The re-creation of the 42-foot statue Athena is the focus of the Parthenon just as it was in ancient Greece. The building and the Athena statue are both full-scale replicas of the Athenian originals.
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2500 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone+1 615-862-8431
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Tuesday 9:00 AM
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September 13, 2019
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…
September 01, 2019
The Parthenon in Centennial Park, in Nashville, Tennessee, is a full-scale replica of the original Parthenon in Athens. It was designed by Confederate veteran William Crawford Smith and built in 1897 as part of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition.
Chris & Lisa
Chris & Lisa
August 28, 2019
Built in 1897, it's now an art museum, surrounded by green space near Vanderbilt University.