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Visiting Parthenon Nashville

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The Parthenon is one of the most popular architectured formations of the city. The structure is actually the replica of the original structure of Athens' Parthenon. Located in the Centennial Park, the structure is regarded as the centrepiece of the park due to its majestic structure, popularity in the country as well as its beautiful artistic features. The entire structure has been replicated in a marvellous form and looks as elegant as the original one. Give your eyes a treat to behold, with the underlying architecture of the beautiful Parthenon with impressive detailing and panoramic views of the park.

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A day at Parthenon

A day at Parthenon

The Statue of Athena Parthenos at Parthenon

The Statue of Athena Parthenos at Parthenon

The Statue of Athena Parthenos is also housed in the premises of the Parthenon and is the replica of the original one in Athens. The statue has been helmeted and cuirassed and carries a shield in her left arm along the scholarly standards. The statue stands as high as 42 feet and has a gilt which weighs more than 3.6 kg of gold leaf. A colossal serpent is suspended between the shield and the head of the statue. With classical architecture, the statue looks magnificent and huge and makes the best attraction of the building. The replicas of other features like the Parthenon marbles can also be spotted in the east room of the main lobby of the building.

The Centennial Park of Nashville housing the Parthenon

The Centennial Park of Nashville housing the Parthenon

The Parthenon is housed in the centre of the Centennial Park of Nashville. The former is considered as the centrepiece of the latter. The park offers beautiful views and positive vibes with all the greenery and plantations. The Centennial Park is spread over an area of 132 acres and makes a great recreational spot fo the people visiting. The people who visit the Parthenon also enjoy their time at the park extensively. The park was opened for public in the year 1903. With an artificial lake, beautiful sites, a bandshell, sunken gardens, grassy areas, landscape structures, a swimming pool for the public, shade trees, and WiFi connection all across the park, the park makes to be one of the most popular attractions of the city.

The Nashville Shakespeare Festival at Parthenon

The Nashville Shakespeare Festival at Parthenon

The Nashville Shakespeare Festival is celebrated and conducted in the Centennial Park in the months of August and September each year. The theatre group combines and performs theatre performances, programs in schools, performances in schools, programs related to performances, and Winter Shakespeare at the Troutt Theater at Belmont University. The performances of the plays that have already been performed in the past years include some of the most famous plays of Shakespeare: As you like it, Othello, Pericles, The Comedy of Errors, The Tempest, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Twelfth Night, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream and many more.

Parthenon Nashville Tips and Tricks

How to Get Tickets?

You can book the tickets through this website online and also make safe and secure transactions.

How To Get Around?

Nashville offers several modes to travel around the city. You can reach the complex by bus and cab. Rental cars are convenient for visitors to tour.

What Should I Wear?

You can wear a formal dress. Wear comfortable shoes. In addition to this, you can include a floppy hat, a pair of sunglasses and hand tissues to wipe sweat. Layers, jackets, pullovers, slacks, sweaters, and warm socks must pack if you are planning to visit in the winter months.

Parthenon Nashville Facts

Best Time to Visit

You can visit from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm. The months from September to December offers pleasant weather to explore the park entirely.

Currency

US Dollars

Will I Need a Guide?

No. This website provides you the complete info. A guide is not needed.

How To Get There?

You can reach there by boarding a flight to Nashville International Airport. The city is thoroughly connected with nearby cities and countries through the majority of airlines. You can also take the train if you are traveling from nearby cities or town.

Additional Info

Keep your cash and travel documents safely and securely. Do not leave your luggage unpacked in the hotel rooms when you leave. In case of a problem, contact the local authorities.

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