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The Parthenon
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Owner description: 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 Cowan Collection, the history of the Nashville Parthenon dating back to the 1897 Tennessee Centennial Exposition, and a variety of temporary shows and exhibitions! The entrance is located on the ground level of the East side of the building.
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access
Reviewed October 19, 2012

When visiting Nashville, make time for a stop in Centennial Park. It's a beautiful area for walking and relaxing and includes the Parthenon, which was built for Tennessee's centennial celebration. The park is filled with both locals and tourists.

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Reviewed October 15, 2012

Good place to visit on a nice sunny day as you can utilise the Park for some activities while you are there ie: frisbee throwing etc. The Parthenon itself is interesting and very large in size. Took less than 1 hour to go through. Worth a look and the artwork inside is good if your into art.

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Reviewed October 15, 2012

The building was impressive but, it was Sunday & Closed, I was very dissapointed that it was closed as I was looking forward to seeing Athena.

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Reviewed October 15, 2012

How cool is it to be able to drive into a park setting and have a full scale model of one of the most amazing temples on the planet??? Gorgeous setting, good museum and such a landmark for Nashville. Photo ops another must do!

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Reviewed October 14, 2012

The Parthenon is pretty neat, considering it's the only full scale reproduction of the actual Parthenon in Greece. History buffs and fans of Greek mythology will love this the most, as all the statues thought to be in the original Parthenon are fully reconstructed, and the Athena statue is magnificent. The historical portion of the museum dealing with the Centennial exposition, and the art exhibits are also neat and interesting. The facility is small, and you probably could finish seeing everything in about 45 minutes to an hour. This is not good for little kids, who will easily get bored. Other than that I recommend!!

Thank cmsgreek
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