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Address: 2600 West End Ave, Centennial Park, Nashville, TN 37203
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Standing as the centerpiece in Nashville's Centennial Park, the Parthenon...

Standing as the centerpiece in Nashville's Centennial Park, the Parthenon is a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Athens, Greece. Come inside to see the 42-foot gilded sculpture of Athena, the permanent display of American paintings from the Cowan Collection, the history of the Nashville Parthenon dating back to the 1897 Tennessee Centennial Exposition, and a variety of temporary shows and exhibitions! The entrance is located on the ground level of the East side of the building.

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Beautiful!

Such a nice piece of architecture! There were so many people around it was hard taking photos. I guess you'd need to arrive early in the morning for that. It's majestic!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 365 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We reached this location away from the madness of the city and we were amazed how quiet was around here. Great views over the city un-disturbed by anybody, pity they did not think of any great parking for visitors as everything is for officials as we kept going around the building.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a nice piece of architecture! There were so many people around it was hard taking photos. I guess you'd need to arrive early in the morning for that. It's majestic!

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Corsicana, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Parthenon is a beautiful place located in a park. Lots of art and artifacts on the first floor and pictures aren't allowed but be prepared for a HUGE surprise on the second floor where you'll definitely need your camera!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Life size replica of the ancient Greek Parthenon graces the lovely and expansive Centennial park. The park, the Parthenon, and the area, often have free events that are open to all. A must see Nashville TN attraction. We always suggest this to our out of town friends. You can roam the grounds and enter part of the building for free.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful park. Very cool tourist attraction. Cooler in person. I hope to see the original in Greece this summer so looking forward to comparing the two. This thing is huge. Definitely need to see if in the city!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the places thats a must see. Buildings huge and took some nice pictures. Went on a nice sunday day and it was pretty busy. 6$ to get in, few startup art on the first floor and giant statue on the 2nd. Worth going to check out while youre there.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We met a woman from Nashville on our flight in and she recommended the Parthenon if the weather was good. It is set in a park, and provides a great spot for a nice walk as well as a great art collection in the lower section, and of course just a sense of history being linked back to the original... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a great area- about 5 minutes from the downtown area, but feels completely different. Very calm, clean, and relaxing park, with the beautiful Parthenon and a museum inside!

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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We took so many pictures! The best representation of the actual Parthenon in the world and is 1:1 scale so pictures don't even do the size justice. This should be on everyone's bucket list to at least see in their life.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took an Easter Sunday visit, and the Parthenon was closed at the time but we were able to get some photos and check out the beautiful grounds. Nice area for a picnic but not in the downtown area.

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