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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...more
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So, we were in Nashville and the day before we left - we were told that we HAD to check this place out.
Having been to the ACTUAL Parthenon in Athens - I shouldn't have expected much.
- and as 'salatzke' stated --- 'the outside...More
The entire time you spend in Centnnial Park the Parthenon is watching over you drawing you closer and closer until you have to step onto it and feel how massive it is and then look at the commanding view from between the columns. On more...More
We stopped here on vacation because the attraction was so highly rated. While the building itself is impressive, I was not as impressed with the inside (for which there is a fee). The edges of the first floor include photos, memorabilia, and information about the...More
The Parthenon, which is an exact replica of the 2400 year old Greek temple in Athens, is a majestic architectural accomplishment and well worth a stop while spending an afternoon in the tranquil Centennial Park. The statue of Athena is beautiful and impressive, and makes...More
This is called replica of the Parthenon in Athens, Greece. This monument used different construction materials and had several restorations throughout years. It has a massive statue inside and also a museum. The location is on a beautiful park. Worth to walk around. Still love...More
Interesting art, sculptures, and historical context. Gives you a good appreciation of the scale and impressive building capability of the ancient world. Not a large attraction, you can see everything in less than 2 hours.
I know that some reviews have said that this is just weird, but I found this replica very cool! The carvings and size alone are impressive. The inside was closed off for a special event, so we were not able to see Athena. I would...More