If you are traveling to Nashville you might be planning to go to the normal attractions like the Grand Ole Opry or the Country Music Hall of Fame. These are popular, but there are other things to do in the city that are not related to music. One such site is one that you might expect. Nashville happens to be home to a life-size model of the Parthenon. Believe it or not it is true. Read this article to learn about this unique localattraction.
The Parthenon replica in Centennial Park was built for the Tennessee Centennial Exposition held in 1897. It 'was the main attraction and focus of the event. The replica was originally supposed to be only a temporary attraction, but quickly became a popular destination for locals and tourists so the city is completely restored in 1931. The building designers have tried to recreate the original in every way. It features a layout identical to the originalincluding a statue of Athena Parthenos and a number of ports that are identical to those found in the original. These bronze doors weighing over 7.5 tonnes each and are the largest pair of matching bronze doors in the world. As you can see, a replica Parthenon in Nashville is an attractive destination for sure. It makes for a nice break from all the tourist attractions related to music. So give it a shot next visit to Nashville, you'll be glad you did.
If youwould like to visit the Parthenon in Nashville Tennessee where he can be found at the West End and 25th Avenue in Nashville. Before you go you should call and receive the current time and price of admission. The information line is 615-862-8431. Have fun.