Nashville has always been a favorite of tourists. Known to many as the Music City, Nashville offers a lot of great opportunities for an unforgettable vacation. Every year 6 million tourists traveling to the site to explore the city's scenic hills and farmland large.
There are other tourist attractions of music in Nashville. The most famous is the Grand Ole Opry in the East. The Opry has weekly shows. The Ryman Auditorium on 5th Avenue is anotherplaces to see. It 's also a place known for concerts and other live events. It used to be the seat of the Grand Ole Opry. While in 5th Avenue, also drop by Country Music Hall of Fame. This is how so many windows on the history and impact of country music in Nashville.
Nashville's West End is the line of music. Every major label in the U.S. has their offices here. If you love the nightlife, the Elliston Place Rock Block is for you. This is the home of the sixstrongest clubs in the city. This is where you can party and listen to the greatest country music until the wee hours of the night.
You can also find the Vanderbilt University at the West End This is the alma mater of former Vice President Al Gore. To the south of the city has Brentwood, the place where the rich live. This is also where many companies have been moving for the past ten years. Brentwood offers the best shops in the city which has two large shopping centers and anumber of outlets of the factory.
If you are looking for a family attraction, Nashville Zoo at Grassmere is one of the best. It has a vast field of game called Jungle Gym. Children can also visit the Science Adventure Center. It provides a lot of fun hands-on exhibits for children to enjoy. Another interesting family attraction is the Parthenon. And 'the greek replica of the Parthenon in Athens. E 'was built in 1897 on Nashville's Centennial Exhibition. E 'was renovated in 1920. Servesas an art museum in the city. It is located at Centennial Park.
There are also shopping centers and malls where you can buy souvenirs and one of them is Music Valley Village. This site offers a shopping experience enjoyable especially for those who are dressed in traditional Nashville. The 8th Avenue Antique District is the location of a single lot of antique shops. This is the perfect place for collectors of antiques. If you are looking for antiques at affordable prices, you canvisit the Goodlettsville Antique Community. It has 8 department stores and shops that offer antiques in affordable price. On the other hand, the 12th Avenue South provides customers with trendy items.
Music City also offers some of its major annual events. The Gospel Music Association Dove Awards held at various locations every year in April. Every June, the CMA Music Festival takes place. This is a four days with performances by country music star. Every September, the state of TennesseeFair takes place. People flood the State Fairgrounds to see various attractions such as rides, shows, rodeos, tractor pulls and many other shows.
The State Fair lasts nine days. The Nashville Film Festival, happens every April, is another important annual event in the city and one of the largest film festival in the southern part of the country. It showcases 100 independent films for a week. Other important events are great African Street Festival in Nashville, CountryMusic Marathon, Tomato Festival and Art Festival in Australia.