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Nashville

Between the Grand Ole Opry, the Country Music Hall of Fame and live shows every night of the week, see and hear why Music City earns its nickname.

Considered by many to be the world’s music capital, Nashville has attracted legends ranging from Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline to Jimi Hendrix. In addition to music, discover delicious Southern cuisine, live entertainment and sprawling parks in Tennessee's capital city.

Join the audience at the Grand Ole Opry, America’s longest-running radio show. Learn about Nashville’s illustrious entertainment history at the Ryman Auditorium. Tour the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, which celebrates every country music genre, from Cajun to contemporary. Learn about the life and career of one of the city’s most legendary musicians at the Johnny Cash Museum.

Tour the many stately homes across Nashville. Visit the Hermitage, the estate and final resting place of Andrew Jackson, the 7th United States president. Experience a classic Southern plantation in Belle Meade. Visit the art collection and botanical gardens within the neo-Georgian manor of Cheekwood Estate and Gardens. Tour Fontanel Mansion, the family home of Country Music Hall of Fame member Barbara Mandrell.

Interactive exhibits of the Adventure Science Center arranged around the five senses, outer space and dinosaurs make it a family-friendly destination. Visit animals and the Grassmere Historic Home and Farm in the Nashville Zoo. In the Lane Motor Museum, see a unique collection of automobiles, trucks and motorcycles.

Admire architecture, art installations and decorative gardens in Centennial Park. Don’t miss the Parthenon, a full-scale replica of one of Greece’s most treasured monuments.

Enjoy Central Tennessee’s scenic beauty in Radnor Lake State Park. See an open-air concert in Riverfront Park, located downtown. Spot some of the hundreds of bird species in the wooded Edwin and Percy Warner Parks. Follow a riverside nature trail in Cumberland Park.

Learn about the state government at the Tennessee State Capitol. At the nearby Tennessee State Museum, understand the history of the South and see an impressive array of artifacts from the Civil War.

Nashville is a friendly city with a fascinating culture. Discover the charms of Music City for yourself.

Where to stay in Nashville

Nashville

Music Row

4.5/5Wonderful!(10 area reviews)

The fantastic nightlife and great live music are just a few highlights of Music Row. Make a stop by Nashville Broadway or Local Color Gallery while you're exploring the area.

Music Row

Top hotels in Nashville

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Downtown/Convention Center
Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Downtown/Convention Center
3 out of 5
305 Korean Veterans Blvd, Nashville, TN
The price is €125 per night

Located in Downtown Nashville, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Nashville Broadway and Ascend Amphitheater. Schermerhorn Symphony Center and Riverfront ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (862 reviews)

"Garbage cans outside were over flowing Elevators to garage didn’t work Front desk staff were very friendly"…"

Reviewed on 30 May 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Downtown/Convention Center
Hotel Indigo Nashville
Hotel Indigo Nashville
3.5 out of 5
301 Union Street, Nashville, TN
The price is €115 per night

Located in Downtown Nashville, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Tennessee State Capitol and Ascend Amphitheater. Frist Center for Visual Arts is 0.8 ...

4.4/5Excellent! (1,344 reviews)

"The staff was super nice and the room was very spacious"…"

Reviewed on 26 May 2020

Hotel Indigo Nashville
Comfort Inn Downtown Nashville-Vanderbilt
Comfort Inn Downtown Nashville-Vanderbilt
3 out of 5
1501 Demonbreun St, Nashville, TN
The price is €85 per night

Located in Downtown Nashville, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Nashville Broadway, Schermerhorn Symphony Center and Ascend Amphitheater. Marathon Music ...

3.6/5Good! (4,131 reviews)

"Very nice and clean, staff were very nice. Definitely recommend"…"

Reviewed on 26 May 2020

Comfort Inn Downtown Nashville-Vanderbilt

Popular places to visit in Nashville

Grand Ole Opry
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Grand Ole Opry

4.5/5(40 reviews)

The pride and joy of Nashville residents and hallowed ground for country music fans the world over.

Ryman Auditorium
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Ryman Auditorium

4.5/5(32 reviews)

Take a tour of this historic performing arts venue and watch shows on a stage that has welcomed world-renowned names from Sarah Bernhardt to Johnny Cash.

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

4.5/5(50 reviews)

You’re toes will be tappin’ in no time at this incredible country-music-history hoedown.

Top things to do in Nashville

Nashville Old Town Trolley Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour
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Nashville Old Town Trolley Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour

90% of travellers recommend
€40
Per adult
Guided Pub Crawl Tour
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Guided Pub Crawl Tour

90% of travellers recommend
€14
Per adult
Jack Daniel's Distillery Day Trip
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Jack Daniel's Distillery Day Trip

92% of travellers recommend
€99
Per adult
Madame Tussauds Nashville: Celebrity Wax Attraction Tickets
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Madame Tussauds Nashville: Celebrity Wax Attraction Tickets

88% of travellers recommend
€17
Per adult
Nashville Zoo Tickets
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Nashville Zoo Tickets

92% of travellers recommend
€22
Per adult
2-Hour Night Tour of Music City
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2-Hour Night Tour of Music City

100% of travellers recommend
€40
Per adult

Reviews of Nashville

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Verified traveller

27 Feb 2020

Great city with lovely atmosphere. Friendly.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

8 Jan 2020

Nashville itself is an incredible place - just stay in a hotel downtown and not the Gaylord Opryland.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

18 Nov 2019

Loved the music, the joy and the friendliness.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

15 Nov 2019

Nashville is such a fun place! There is so much going on and always music to listen to. I thoroughly enjoyed my time here and would definitely come back!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

12 Nov 2019

Whole place was clean, tidy and vibrant. Bars open at 10:00 am close around 2:00 am and it's just music all the way. Really friendly people .

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

9 Nov 2019

Small downtown area so didn't feel like a huge, sprawling city. Extremely friendly people, city centre close to airport. Live music everywhere from early morning. Superb food.

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