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Located at the distance of two miles from the downtown of Nashville, the Centennial Park is an urban park which offers a leisure excursion from the bustling life of the city.
A leisure day at The Centennial Park
Parthenon is a replica of ancient temples of Greece. It is the most impressive classical architectural structure which was constructed to represent Nashville as the 'Athens of the South'. The Parthenon homes a private museum featuring permanent works of art and artificial manifests. Exhibiting sixty-three paintings and frescos of nineteenth and twentieth century, the museum offers a marvelous collection to the viewers.
The Centennial Park consists of a sunken ground along with a serene Lake Watauga, charming water fountains, and beautiful pond featuring ducks and other marine lives. The dog park is categorized into the area for small and large breeds. Excursionists can enjoy volleyball, football, and rugby games. The park provides a place for tiny tots and toddlers to play. The park levitates visitors towards its theatre performances, outdoor movies, summer concerts and Shakespeare's program. If you are a leisure or solitude lover, then you can sit on the lawn area and enjoy the enclosures with natural surroundings.
Wartime Memorabilia adorns the entrance of Centennial Park. It is built in the memories of martyrs who sacrificed their lives in the Spanish-American War. The memorabilia also exhibits cannons which were used in civil war, Airforce fighter jet of Korean War, a F-86 Sabre, and historic steam locomotives. The star attractions of Wartime memorabilia are the trees which display QR codes. By enabling the codes, you can play stories and melodious songs about foliage and flora, composed by renowned artists from Nashville.
Centennial Park orchestrates several cultural festivals and events throughout the year. 'Music Corner' offers free outdoor concerts held on every Saturday during spring. The annual celebration of 'Earth Day' and 'Tennessee Craft Fair' features delicious cuisines along with enthusiastic music. The family games, co-curricular activities, demonstrations, and exciting events throbs the minds of viewers.
Centennial Park offers a town tour by trolley. It is a ninety minute tour of historical sightseeing with a guide. Available from park stoppage, Town Trolley tour is the best way to explore Centennial Park. The trolley provides a fascinating glimpse of the statue of Athena, Parthenon, iconic War Time Memorabilia and grassy outdoor area. You can book the tickets for the town trolley excursion directly through the website.
How to Get Tickets?
You can book the tickets directly through our website at an affordable price.
How To Get Around?
The supports eco-freiendly things ,hence people prefer walking.
What Should I Wear?
Grab the attire of your choice. Wear comfortable shoes as you need to walk a lot in the park area. Moreover, breezy long dress, jumpsuits, and tunics will look fabulous with stylish accessories. Flip-flops, shoes and flat sandals will provide you comfort. A floppy hat, a pair of sunglasses and hand tissues to wipe sweat is highly recommendable for summer months. If you are planning to tour in winters, then do not forget to have layers and jackets.
Best Time to Visit
The Centennial Park is best to visit from dawn to midnight. April to October provides warm weather to explore the city at its best.
Will I Need a Guide?
No. This website will guide you throughout the tour.
How To Get There?
You can get in Nashville by plane, car or bus. Nashville International Airport is the main gateway to the city which is at the distance of five miles from downtown. Book the flight for the same.From there get a taxi, trains, bus, and car. The 'Music City Star' train runs from Monday to Friday. You can grab it from Lebanon which will lead to Riverfront Station at Downtown. The car is suitable for leisure lovers. Moreover, you can take a taxi available at large, Green Cab, Music City Taxi, Metro Cab, and Checker Cab. Prefer walking for nearby attractions.
Try to book the tickets online as it will save your time and money. Visitors need to have security check at the entrance. An adult must accompany the children below 1.3 meters in height. Moreover, you can carry cell phones, monopods, tripods, and cameras in the Centennial Park. It is advisory to download the official app of the park in your cell phone from Google Play Store or Apple App Store.