Nashville, Tennessee is utterly famous for its amazing music and entertainment industry.
A lot of country music fans love to visit Nashville- the capital of country music. Some of the most visited places are the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Ryman Auditorium and the Belcourt Theater.
The annual Country Music Festival attracts thousands of country fans to Nashville.
The major performing arts center of the city, the Tennessee Performing Arts Center is home to the Music City Drum and Bulge Corps, the Nashville Ballet, the Tennessee Repertory Theater, the Nashville Opera, and the Nashville Symphony.
Things To Do & See
In downtown Nashville, visitors will find a number of music clubs and neat bars, especially in the area known as “The District”.
Several art centers and museums can be visited while you are in the city, such as the Galleries at Fisk University, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Tennessee State Museum, Checkwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, Vanderbilt University’s Fine Art and Sarratt Galleries and the Pantheon.
History connoisseurs visit Nashville to explore sites from the Civil War, pertaining to the Battle of Nashville, the Battle of Stones River and the Battle of Franklin. You can also explore the Belmont Mansion, a fancy 19th-century Italian villa-style mansion.
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If you happen to be in the city in August, don’t miss the annual Tomato Art Festival.
In September, you can attend the African Street Festival and the Tennessee State Festival that lasts nine full days and includes rides, rodeos, tractor pulls, exhibits and a number of other attractions.
The major music event in Nashville – the Country Music Association Awards – is held in November every year and is broadcasted on national television to millions of viewers.
Since 1951, on every 11/11 at 11:11:11 am the Veterans Day Parade starts, including the 101st Airborne division, Tennessee National Guard, tanks, motorcycles, marching bands a great number of spectators.
In May, you can attend the annual steeplechase horse racing at Percy Warner Park, also known as the Iroquois Steeplechase. And in June, you can attend the famous CMA Music Festival – a four-day event featuring country music performances by the biggest names in the country.
Nature lovers can appreciate the beauty of Nashville’s Opryland Hotel Gardens, a beautiful indoor garden with waterfalls and fountains, amazing plants, shops and restaurants. You can enjoy a great meal while being surrounded by flowers and butterflies.
With its number of amazing festivals, activities, spectacular music scene and beautiful nature, Nashville is one of the best places to visit!