Nashville Sights

Parthenon

  • 2500 West End Ave. Map It
  • West End

Published 12/07/2015

Fodor's Review

An exact copy of the Athenian original, Nashville's Parthenon was constructed to commemorate Tennessee's 1897 centennial. Across the street from Vanderbilt University's campus, in Centennial Park, it's a magnificent sight, perched on a gentle green slope beside a duck pond. Inside are the 63-piece Cowan Collection of American art, traveling exhibits, and the 42-foot Athena Parthenos, the tallest indoor sculpture in the Western world.

Sight Information

Address:

2500 West End Ave., Nashville, Tennessee, 37203, United States

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Phone:

615-862–8431

Sight Details:

  • $6
  • Tue.–Sat. 9–4:30; Sun. 12:30–4:30

Published 12/07/2015

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