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Nashville Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour
"Known as ""Music City"" Nashville is filled with exciting attractions famous live entertainment venues renowned restaurants and interesting specialty shops. From its days as a frontier fort to being christened the ""Country Music Capital of the World"" Nashville celebrates its culture throughout the city. Take in a show at Opryland the renowned Ryman Auditorium the Bluebird Café or at one of the legendary honky-tonks along Broadway like Tootsie's Orchid Lounge. Experience the city's heritage at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Bicentennial Mall State Park and pay homage to the ""Man in Black"" at the Johnny C
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Downtown Nashville Segway Tour
"Begin your tour experience with an indoor Segway orientation session that lasts approximately 30 minutes. During your training you will watch a brief video that will introduce you to how the Segway operates. Each guest will be given one-on all guests are required to wear helmets which will be provided. Of course you are welcome to bring your own bike or skate helmet if you prefer. After training you will be asked to sign waivers. We ask that all guests wear flat comfortable shoes (open- or close-toed is acceptable).After your training session you will venture outside where staff members will assign you to your very own Segway. Each group member will receive your own radio and ear piece so that you can clearly hear your guide's safety instructions and narration of the tour. While outside history sports
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Downtown Nashville Segway Tour
"Begin your tour experience with an indoor Segway orientation session that lasts approximately 30 minutes. During your training you will watch a brief video that will introduce you to how the Segway operates. Each guest will be given one-on all guests are required to wear helmets which will be provided. Of course you are welcome to bring your own bike or skate helmet if you prefer. After training you will be asked to sign waivers. We ask that all guests wear flat comfortable shoes (open- or close-toed is acceptable).After your training session you will venture outside where staff members will assign you to your very own Segway. Each group member will receive your own radio and ear piece so that you can clearly hear your guide's safety instructions and narration of the tour. While outside history sports
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The Parthenon

On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014...Went to the Parthenon with Tony, Matt, Janie, Lora, Ethan and Dakota. The guys and Janie stayed in the van, but Lora and I walked around with Ethan and Dakota. We had...
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butterflykizzez04
Apr 23, 2014

The Parthenon

Originally built for Tennessee's 1897 Centennial Exposition, this replica of the original Parthenon in Athens serves as a monument to what is considered the pinnacle of classical architecture. The...
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aphrodyte
Feb 22, 2014

The Parthenon - Recreated

The Parthenon in Nashville was spectacular to visit. It was huge to look at from the outside and approaching it just made it bigger and bigger. The underground area was an art work collection and some...
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DaManley
Jun 26, 2013

Parthenon~Photo Gallery

Within the Parthenon structure is some much wonderful galleries and artifacts. The photo gallery is excellent source of the Parthenon history and plus they let you take photos' here. Once you enter...
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Yaqui
Sep 14, 2012

Parthenon~Athena

Athena Parthenos is 41 feet, 10 inches tall. There are about 12 inches between the top of her helmet and the ceiling beams. Her weight is estimated at 12 tons. The statue of Nike, the goddess of...
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Yaqui
Sep 14, 2012

Parthenon~Structure

I have always wanted to see this since I was kid and to finally see it in person was fantastic. Seeing the structure was so fascinating. The inside is even better.The Nashville Parthenon was built on...
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Yaqui
Sep 14, 2012

Back to the Future

I had been reviewing my father's pictures and there was a picture of the Parthenon in Nashville. I did not realize at the time that this was built because Nashville thought of itself as the "Athens of...
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grandmaR
Apr 10, 2011

The building

The Parthenon is possibly one of large attractions of Nashville located in Centennial Park in downtown. This is the only full-scale replica of the Greek Parthenon in existence with 42-foot statue of...
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OlenaKyiv
Apr 04, 2011

Athena Parthenos

Athena Parthenos is 41 feet, 10 inches tall. There are about 12 inches between the top of her helmet and the ceiling beams. Her weight is estimated at 12 tones. Her statue is really impressive,...
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OlenaKyiv
Apr 04, 2011

Athena Parthenos

The building didn’t include Athena statue till 1982 when Alan LeQuire built a full-scale replica of Athena Parthenos. In Greek mythology, Athena is the goddess of wisdom and the useful arts, and the...
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OlenaKyiv
Apr 04, 2011

The replicas of Athenian Parthenon’s sculptures

Along two sides of the hall with Athena there are plaster replicas of the original sculptures which adorned the pediments of the Athenian Parthenon, dating back to 438 B.C. The originals of the...
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OlenaKyiv
Apr 04, 2011

Parthenon sculpture replicas

Each of the replicas has the description with a picture that shows with shadowed shape of this sculpture among other sculptures the location of the sculpture on the pediment. In the room located...
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OlenaKyiv
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Things to Do Near Parthenon

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Antique Archaeology

This place is a little hidden Gem! Off the beaten path of the hustle and bustle of the Big City of Nashville... The building they're in is an old Automobile Plant from 1907 so what better place to...
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Country Music Hall of Fame

As a non Country Music fan, I still found this exhibit interesting. We picked the Gold Package which included the audio tour, (you get a wand). I found the museum gave an extensive amount of...
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Ryman Auditorium

Ghost brothers of Darkland County by Stephen King and music by John Cougar Mellencamp..it was AWESOME!!!! First of all the seats were FREE...normally $75 each but thanks to AEG and Yelp.. we were able...
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Hatch Show

Hatch Show Print is a 129-year-old letterpress print shop, and a partner with the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The shop is small, "admission" is free. You can just walk in, view the...
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The District

The District is an area that is being restored and protected due to its significant historical buildings such as 2nd Avenue, Broadway to Printer’s Alley. All these wonderful historical building are...
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Zoo at Grassmere

The Nashville zoo is small but very modern with great displays for animals. It features naturalistic enclosures for the animals to be exhibited in there natural surroundings with nice collection of...
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Getting to Parthenon

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2500 West End Ave., Nashville, TN 37203

Hours

  • Sunday 12:30 to 16:30
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 09:00 to 16:30
  • Wednesday 09:00 to 16:30
  • Thursday 09:00 to 16:30
  • Friday 09:00 to 16:30
  • Saturday 09:00 to 16:30

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