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Best things to do in Nashville

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
“Whether a country music fan or not, this place is a must see for anyone who loves music. So well done. ”
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Bar
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“Walking distance, this has great burgers if you order a "less-plain" burger. Mostly it's just a great place to have a drink and have a great lunch. Awesome beer garden in the back.”
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Pizza Place
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“What can we say about our go to pie palace? It's a comfortable, casual spot on one of Nashville's best neighborhood strips. They offer their own take on the signature NYC style pizza. Buy it by the slice on their takeout side or sit in their dining room and order a pie. We love their rotating specials. Always a meat option and a vegetarian option. Aside from the pie, they carry excellent craft beers and wines. Simply put - it's an East Nashville staple and you'll love it. ”
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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.”
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Taco Place
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“Head to Mas Tacos for authentic Mexican food that is worth waiting in line for.”
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Art Museum
“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”
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Bar
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“Several levels + one of the best roof views in the city. This stands out for have some of the best bands and killer food for dinner and music. ”
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Music Venue
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“The mother church of country music! Catch a performance if you can or take the tour…it’s amazing!”
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Hockey Arena
“Bridgestone Arena is where you'll be if you're catching a Nashville Predators game or for the incredible concert you've been waiting to see. Just a few short minutes down the street. https://www.bridgestonearena.com/ ”
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“Immensely popular with locals and visitors alike, Robert's Western World is known as Nashville's Home of Traditional Country Music. ”
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Concert Hall
“The Grand Ole Opry is a weekly American country music stage concert in Nashville, Tennessee founded on November 28, 1925. Currently, it is the longest running radio broadcast in US history. Dedicated to honoring country music and its history, the Opry showcases a mix of famous singers and contemporary chart-toppers performing country, bluegrass, Americana, folk, and gospel music as well as comedic performances and skits. It attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world and millions of radio and internet listeners. https://www.opry.com/ ”
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Restaurant
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“The best hot chicken on Nashville's west side - be prepared for a line on weekends Pro tip - get a level milder than you normally would and go for the pimento mac-n-cheese for your side You may want to Uber/Lyft as there is limited parking”
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Farmers Market
“Local food & gifts, great restaurants, & friendly locals! One of our favorite places to spend an afternoon.”
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“Not walking distance but a great vibe and great food/drinks. It's a local favorite. ”
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Other Great Outdoors
“Over on the East Side, this secluded park stretches out along the Cumberland River. ”
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Rock Club
“While there are just too many places to list for the true Nashville experience, this one happens to always be at the top of the list. The upstairs bar/terrace will give you a great view of the downtown crowd on lower Broadway.”
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