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As its name suggests, the Music City Walk of Fame is dedicated to prominent personalities and artists who have contributed to music industry. Reba McEntire, Wynonna Judd, Steven Curtis Chapman and many other important musicians have their terrazzo star on the walk.
The oldest print shop in America opened in 1879. For decades, Hatch Show Print was the leading poster printer for circuses, vaudeville shows and sporting events. Today, it is located in the Country Music Hall of Fame and is best known for creating images of Grand Ole Opry stars, thousands of which line the shop's walls. Modern-day artists employ the same techniques that have been used since the 15th century, including printing works on site.
Having the largest and most comprehensive collection of memorabilia and artifacts from the late legend, the Johnny Cash Museum is true gem of the downtown Nashville area. The legendary country super star and entertainers life can be seen through the many photos, hand written song lyrics, costumes, awards and musical instruments lovingly displayed throughout the buildings raw brick and motor space. Catch his booming voice as he croons out "Folsom Prison Blues" in one of the many interactive displays. Whether you're a country music fan or not, a visit to this museum will leave you with a newfound respect for one of the music industry's greatest legends.
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 summer, the park hosts concerts and festivals, including the free Thursday night concert series 'Dancing in the District' and the annual three-day music festival in May called "River Stages".
The Downtown Presbyterian Church is an extremely charming and historic church located in the city of Nashville. On entering this church one is awestruck by its amazing architecture and beauty. With beautifully colored pillars, wonderful wall designs, large dome and a massive seating area, this church is an architectural delight. The Presbyterian Church also encompasses a Fellowship Hall, A History Room, A Parlor and a Nursery within its premises. Wedding Ceremonies and Religious events are held here and it is definitely a place rich in history, making it worth a visit on a sight-seeing trip.
The Frist Center for the Visual Arts is a wonderful place for art lovers. The center educates visitors on art and hopes it will bring about an interest in the community on the subject. The architecture is beautiful and the interiors and decor lend the space a very upscale elite ambiance and it frequently hosts art exhibitions. At the Frist Center, there is also a fabulous gift shop, where one can purchase memorabilia and other items and an excellent cafe where one can savor some delightful dishes and sip on coffee. Admission is free for students who are 18 and below.
Located across Church Street, the Fifth Third Center is a striking landmark building. It features different retail outlets, clubs and other important establishments. For more information, check website.