Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County. It is located on the Cumberland River in Davidson County, in the north-central part of the state. It is sometimes called the “Country Music Capital of the World” or more often “Music City, USA”. Nashville is also a very historic town with many museums and sites pertaining to the Battle of Nashville, and the nearby Battle of Franklin and Battle of Stones River.
Nashville has several arts centers and museums, including the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, the Tennessee State Museum, Fisk University’s Van Vechten and Aaron Douglas Galleries, Vanderbilt University’s Fine Art Gallery and Sarratt Gallery, and the Parthenon. The Nashville Zoo is one of the city’s newer attractions.
Things to See and Do
* Grand Ole Opry * Midtown Nashville * Country
Music Hall of Fame and Museum
* Belle Meade Plantation * Nashville Zoo
Cruise Season – May – October Currency –
United States Dollar (USD) Language – English Population –
630,000 approx Land Area –
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time – GMT minus six hours International Country Telephone Code – 1
Transport Links –
Nashville is served by Nashville International Airport and a number of regional airports.
The Greyhound bus terminal is located right downtown, south of Broadway.