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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
“Classic Big name Country music stars perform and shows daily! ESPECIALLY gorgeous during Christmas! Parking can be expensive ($26) or park at the mall next door and take the $5 shuttle.”
  • 217 locals recommend
Art Museum
“FREE PARKING AND TROLLEY PICKUP! Better have your tickets ahead of time online. The only full size replica of the actual Greek Parthenon in the world. Built to commemorate the 100th birthday of Nashville but was going to be torn down after the celebration if not for.... find out why and learn fun facts when you see it for yourself at Centennial park in Downtown! ”
  • 235 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Historic stage and auditorium! check the show schedule for big name acts! Tours also available”
  • 208 locals recommend
Music Venue
“This neighborhood is considered the heart of Nashville's entertainment industry. Nestled within homes and buildings are the recording studios that brought you hundreds of your favorite songs. From Elvis to the Foo Fighters, some of the greatest artists spanning many genres have graced these sacred streets to network and record. You'll find a slew of publishing houses, record labels, studios, performance rights organizations, and other companies that make the wheels of our little music city mecca turn. You can feel the history oozing from the unassuming house fronts. If music is what brings you to Nashville for this visit, don't miss the chance to walk or drive in this historical section of town. ”
  • 71 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Great for a short walk and see the history of Tennessee. Also for those who want a great stair workout, the stairs up to the capital are a popular run/climb!”
  • 110 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.”
  • 78 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
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. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Great place to take a little look at Nashville history! Awesome park with a few neat structures. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Do a mansion tour and enjoy the architecture, furniture and décor, intriguing story of a wealthy woman.”
  • 22 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