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The Parthenon

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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...more
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2600 W End Ave, Centennial Park, Nashville, TN 37203
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Reviewed today via mobile

The statue of Athena was super cool. If you love art and Greek mythology - this is a good place to visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Connie L
Reviewed today

Cool monument and very impressive workmanship. Take time to walk around the park surrounding it! A fun outdoor activity

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NeToVic
Reviewed today

This was really interesting. We couldn't figure out how to get in at first, along with a group of other visitors. Both main doors on both sides of the building were closed. You actually go in the equivalent of a basement which is super hard...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CelticCail
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This replica of the Parthenon, the principal temple located on the Acropolis in Athens, is a worthwhile attraction. The building is situated within a quiet park and ample parking is available adjacent to the site. Along with being a faithful replica of the Parthenon, the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Zenobia240
Reviewed yesterday

Our Greek history fans loved this reproduction. The cost is acceptable and the statue of Athena is amazing!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank billypritchard
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Super cool replica and history. Great afternoon. Park was wonderful. We grabbed a couple scooters and rode around the park. Trees were all in bloom. Really nice!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's a full scale version of the original in Athens b/c Nashville is called the Athend of the South. In a pretty park with a little lake so you could picnic and then be on your way. Its $6 to go inside the statue of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BUKImom1
Reviewed 2 days ago

The fact that there was an exact replica of the Parthenon in Nashville was unexpectedly amazing. The details were awesome and it wasn't too time-consuming, only took about an hour to really check the whole place out!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank amardirian
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow! This place rocks! Parking a bit of a challenge but well worth the effort! Very interesting place that provides you a first hand appreciation and sense of ancient history.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank reh4082
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was pretty awe inspiring to look at at exact replica of what the original Parthenon would have looked like in Ancient times.It is especially beautiful at night when it is all lit up. Definately a must visit

Date of experience: July 2018
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cmheyboer
21 March 2019|
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Response from ddogmay | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a Saturday and got there when it opened. No problem moving in, buying a ticker, going through and out. I do not think you will have a problem waiting til arrival to purchase. I believe it was $6.50 a ticket... More
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7 January 2019|
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Response from SturgisBoy808 | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of parking.
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Pathfinder15514
3 February 2018|
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Response from Anazeteo | Reviewed this property |
About 50 feet.
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