A part of the huge, heritage Cheekwood Estate, the Cheekwood Botanical Gardens lay spread in patches all over the estate, some located along the path leading to the Cheekwood mansion, and some placed surrounding the majestic building. Visitors can be enchanted by the beautifully landscaped gardens, like the Martin Boxwood Gardens, Robertson Ellis Color Garden, Japanese Garden, and the Wills Perennial Garden. One of the best ways to discover these gardens is by hiking along the Carell Woodland Sculpture Trail. The gardens are also home to the Botanic Hall, which plays host t a range of events from time to time. See the website for further information.
Belle Meade Boulevard Nashville, TN 37221 +1 615 862 8400(City Park Council)
Tucked away in the Belle Meade neighborhood of the city, about 9 miles (14.48 kilometers) from downtown, the Percy Warner Park offers an expansive area of green respite for the residents of the city. Together with the Edwin Warner Park, this massive park, called together as the 'Warner Parks', covers an area of 2684 acres (1086 hectares). One of the most visited parks in the state, and the country, the Percy Warner Park has picnic areas, walking trails, an equestrian center, horse trails, golf courses, and more. Plus, the park has earned a place on the National Register of Historic Places, because of the rich heritage it is home to.
Christ Presbyterian Church is housed in a beautiful location, with a lovely garden filled with beautiful flowers and a cross in the centre. This church, with an amazing structure, believes and promotes the teaching of Jesus Christ. The motto of the church is to foster community spirit and brotherhood and the church has a lot of active youth programs as well. On Sundays, they have praise and worship services followed by classes, where they teach people about God and the preachings of Jesus Christ.
2400 Blakemore Avenue Blair School Of Music, Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN 37212 +1 615 322 7651
The Martha Rivers Ingram Center for the Performing Arts is located at the Blair School of Music. It is a 618-seat performance hall with raked seating and no central aisle to allow unrestricted views from every level. It boasts of modern architecture mixed with the science of acoustics and the physics to give patrons an indisputable quality sound and experience. The venue is available for events and to non-profit organizations. The venue is thoroughly pleasing to the eye and is complete with state-of-the-art technology.
Nashville's first movie house opened in 1925, was briefly home to the Grand Ole Opry, and evolved into a premier venue for live entertainment and film. Today Belcourt Theatre has emerged as the place for cutting-edge productions, including independent flicks, Mockingbird Theater, and the Nashville Shakespeare Festival. Events happen monthly and movies are shown every day.
The Islamic Center of Nashville provides education and support for Muslims in the Nashville community and those interested in learning more about Islam. Classes are offered on basic Islam, Salat, or Islamic prayer, and the Quran. Assistance is also available for marriage and funeral services for Muslims. The Islamic Center also operates the Nashville International Academy (NIA), formerly the Islamic School of Nashville. This full-time Islamic school started in 1995 and is continually expanding its services, facilities and student body. Weekend Islamic school is also available. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Hillsboro Village Nashville, TN 37212 +1 800 657 6910(Tourist Information)
The city of Nashville boasts a unique and singular character that sets it apart from the other cities and towns in the United States. One of the reasons for this distinction is that the city's neighborhoods and areas are rooted deep in history and heritage. The Hillsboro Village, located a few miles southwest of the downtown area, is one such neighborhood that contributes immensely to the city's charm. The neighborhood started as a streetcar suburb, and gradually establishments like theaters, shops, restaurants, bars and more started sprouting up, increasing its popularity as an entertainment spot in the city. The attractions here are best discovered by foot, as the neighborhood is one of the most pedestrian-friendly areas in the city. The Hillsboro Village is also the venues for a passel of community events, so plan a trip here when visiting Nashville.
1604 8th Avenue South The Basement Nashville, TN 37203 +1 615 256 3354
This fest is named after Tin Pan Alley, an area in New York, which has many music makers' offices. Organized by the NSAI, Tin Pan South is a festival devoted to the mastery of talented songwriters. Held across various venues in Nashville, this is your chance to catch some of the best songsmiths like Donna Summer, Garth Brooks, Art Garfunkel and many, many more. There is also a songwriters' symposium held apart from all the concerts. Visitors can enjoy the different performances spanning diverse genres like rock, country and pop. Come, be a part of this musical journey, which has been delighting audiences since 1993.
625 Fogg Street Nashville, TN 37203 +1 615 254 0063
Mike and Ann Borum have spent more than a decade providing Nashville's photographers with quality photo processing. Now, they display the art of photography for all to see in the upper level of their shop. Chromatics PhotoImaging features photographic works by local professionals. Rotating exhibits throughout the year feature cityscapes, celebrity shots and historic images of locations around Music City. Admission is free, and photography lovers of all ages are welcome.
1908 Grand Avenue Nashville, TN 37212 +1 615 340 7200
Amidst the recording studios and corporate offices on Music Row stands a simple Catholic chapel turned museum. Communion service is offered on Monday, but primarily it serves the non-secular spiritual needs of the community. Inside you'll find manuscripts and letters from religious leaders throughout history, as well as bibles over four centuries old, antiques of all descriptions and a replica of DaVinci's "Last Supper" that stands 17 feet tall. The latter is the only carved wooden structure of its kind in America.
This outdoor haven stretches along a sloping strip of land,
between the Cumberland River and Nashville's downtown district. During the day people stroll the many paths, enjoy afternoon picnics on the riverbank, and ride the "Foxtrot" carousel. During the ...
Glimpse back to antebellum America and the life of the
seventh president, Andrew Jackson, by visiting the home he built in 1835. This classic Greek Revival mansion retains original architecture and furnishings. You will view a biographical film and ...
Peek A Boo Playtown offers children up to age eleven
a great place to pretend, imagine and explore. Located in the Streets of Indian Lake shopping area, it provides a break for busy parents who need a few minutes to ...