Everyone knows Nashville is the home of country music, but there are some surprising facts about the city that even those who were born and raised there might not know. Keeping reading for five fun facts about the Music City that you never knew.
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Having a date night in Madison doesn’t mean that you will have to break your wallet in order to enjoy the evening with the one you love. These destinations are affordable and will give you a unique experience to share on your night out on the town. When you are this close to the Music City, there are plenty of options to enjoy the evening and these are some of the most affordable in the area.
Lying just a few miles north of downtown Nashville, Madison, Tennessee, has much to offer those who have a chance to visit this charming and historic neighborhood. The city is easy to reach from anywhere in the region due to its close proximity to major highways and interstates. Madison plays host to one of the area’s major modern shopping areas that includes major chain retailers as well as unique local businesses, while at the same time offering visitors a glimpse into the past, with sites such as the Nashville National Cemetery and The Historic Hermitage, the home of President Andrew Jackson.
Nashville is an old city with a rich history. If you are new to the area or visiting for the hundredth time, there are five famous locations in Nashville that you absolutely must visit. All known for their strong ties to the past, these Nashville landmarks are representative of a bygone era and wonderful places to visit with friends or family. You will no doubt note the strong emphasis on music here (Nashville is “Music City” after all), so lovers of country, rock, and everything in between will find plenty to enjoy.
1. The Grand Ole Opry
Perhaps the most famous stage in country music, the Grand Ole Opry was originally a radio show when it debuted in 1925. The show went on the road and bounced among venues before settling down for good in 1974. With 4,400 seats, Opryland hosts performances every weekend, blending old time favorites with young newcomers. If you are visiting Nashville, you absolutely must stop in for a show.