Nashville, which is a city in the Davidson County and the capital of Tennessee, is popularly known as the ‘Music City’ of the US. However, more recently the city has also developed a reputation as a center for commerce and culture. The city has grown rapidly because of its ideal location next to the Cumberland River. It quickly rebounded from the Civil War and the post war prosperity left the city with multiple classical buildings that can still be visited today.
There are a number of places to visit in Nashville for those who are interested in the history and the government of the city. Some of the more popular places include, Belmont Mansion, that features guided tours of sixteen
rooms and marble statues and cast iron ornaments in the garden, Fort Negley, which is from the civil war era, The Hermitage, which is the former house of the US president Andrew Jackson and still features many of his
possessions, Tennessee state Capitol and Tennessee state Museum, which is one of the nation’s largest museums.
For those tourists wanting to experience Nashville’s music culture, the city has a number of popular places to visit, including Grand Ole Opry, Ryman Auditorium, Nashville Symphony, which is a newly built Schermerhorn Symphony Center that features a wide variety of concerts all year, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and Musica, which is actually a thirty eight feet tall sculpture with nine nude dancing figures.
Nashville also offers tourists a chance to relax and simply have fun with their wide variety of general places to visit. Some of them include the Yazoo Brewery, General Jackson Showboat, which features meals, a show, Helistar Aviation, which features air tours and trips in helicopters as well as other charter services, Nashville Zoo at Grassmere, which houses not only animals but a playground and other various activities for families, the AT&T building, which is the tallest building in the city and Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge, which offers a beautiful view of the downtown skyline as well as the riverfront.
For the sports fans, Nashville has some popular places that tourists can visit like Centennial Sportplex, which is located in Centennial Park and features a number of sports activities like skating rinks, swimming pools and tennis courts.
Nashville is famous for its sports and sport teams, which is why sports paraphernalia are popular souvenirs among tourists. There are many local shops that sell a variety of souvenirs, including those for sports, Some of the major shopping malls include Mall at Green Hills, Hickory Hollow Mall, Opry Mills, Rivergate Mall, Bellevue Centre Mall and 100 Oaks Mall.
For those planning to visit the City of Nashville can make reservations at the Comfort Inn Downtown Hotel. The hotel is ideally located in close vicinity to all the popular and exciting places of the lively city including Broadway Nashville and Ramada Inn and Conference Center. The hotel offers various amenities and facilities as well as a friendly and hospitable staff that ensures the comfortable and pleasant stay of their guests.