Centennial Park, Nashville

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Today a large, popular park, the original purpose of Centennial Park was to host Tennessee's centennial exposition in 1897. The main attraction of the park, and one of the most famous exhibits of the exposition, is the Parthenon replica. Explore inside this full-scale reproduction, then visit the art center for some more modern creative works. You can walk or jog the short trail or play volleyball in another area. You'll find plenty of spots for relaxing, such as the sunken garden. If you need to catch up with friends or family, the park features free Wi-Fi access. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Centennial Park by using our Nashville itinerary planner.
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  • The full-scale replica of the Parthenon was built as a part of the Centennial Exposition celebrating the 100th birthday of Tennessee. It is found in Centennial Park. The structure is impressive and ho...  more »
  • When we visit Nashville during the warmer months, this is a must do. The park is awesome and provides plenty of places to just hang out or take photos.  more »
  • I had read about the Parthenon replica in this park and the huge statue of Athena inside. It was worth a one hour stop. The docent right inside the building was very helpful and informative about the ...  more »
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  • Nice city park. Well maintained. Events are held there regularly. The Parthenon building is a unique historical building worth seeing in person and taking pictures of. It's a popular tourist attraction.
  • I love coming to Centennial Park every time I'm downtown. Beautiful place to walk, run, rent bikes, picnic, etc. Free parking. Duck pond (bring feed, not bread). Great place for pictures. Nice playground for kids. And of course the Parthenon. Not open on Mondays. $6 adult.
  • It is a nice and big dog park across the Parthenon. One for small dogs and one for big dogs. Lots of space, benches, and balls for dogs to play with!
  • Beautiful park! The gardens are fantastic and there is always so much going on. I haven't been in the Parthenon museum but I have heard it is very cool! Awesome to be able to see it from the outside too.
  • The museum inside was a great way to escape the heat of the deep summer. It was a great place for a relaxing picnic

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