This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page.

Nashville is the quintessential southern city — with a cosmopolitan twist. It’s no wonder its nickname is Music City: You can find tunes at every corner. But there’s so much more than music to be found here nowadays, with art galore and a food scene that rivals that of other world-class cities. Nashville’s growing at a crazy rate too, with as many as 100 new people moving there each day, thanks in part to a booming tech scene. The city is loaded with picturesque views and destinations so the next time you’re in town, check out some of the places your Instagram followers are begging to see.

1. Ryman Auditorium

It wouldn’t be a trip to Nashville if you didn’t see a show at the Ryman, the auditorium and concert hall that’s the epicenter of all things country. In 2001, it was designated as a National Historic Landmark due to its role in the popularization of country music. The building is as beautiful on the outside as it is on the inside, and any angle of the Ryman will produce a ‘gram post that will surely rake in the likes.

Nashville night 1. Hope we make you proud fam. See you tomorrow. @connortd 📸

A post shared by Judah & the Lion (@judahandthelion) on

2. Robert’s Western World 

With live music playing from the moment the doors open until they close the next morning, this venue is one of Nashville’s must-visit attractions. And with no cover charge, there’s no excuse not to step in and do the two-step. The building itself is picturesque— it actually served as a hospital during the Civil War — and has remained relatively intact since its early days. If you’re looking for a time capsule of country music and history, stop by Robert’s Western World on Honky Tonk Highway.

3. The Parthenon

Don’t get confused when you see the Parthenon — you’re not actually in Greece. Even though Nashville is hailed as the “Athens of the South,” the Nashville Parthenon is just a replica of the famous Athens landmark. Constructed in the late-19th century during the Tennessee Centennial Exposition, it now serves as an art museum home to a collection of American art. Not surprisingly, shots of the Parthenon kill it on IG.

4. John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge

This truss bridge crosses over the Cumberland River, connecting downtown Nashville with the suburbs of East Nashville. It’s one of the longest pedestrian bridges in the world, clocking in at more than a half-mile of walking. Due to its unique design, the bridge was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Head over for a stroll — and the perfect Instagram post.

 

Figured I’d place this random photographer in my random photo.

A post shared by Ryan Hammond (@ryanhamm0nd) on

5. The I Believe in Nashville Mural

This beautiful mural captures the spirit of the city — an ode to its roots and the embodiment of the pride that all Tennesseans share. Created by DCXV Industries, the company now has apparel, prints and stickers with the image so you can sport Nashville pride even from wherever you are. Strike a pose in front of the mural and share away.

Dis sign makes me look so little…. #ibelieveinnashville #tourist #goldendoodle #tennesseedogs #nashvillepuppy #redwhiteandblue

A post shared by Lincoln Estes The Goldendoodle (@thelincolndood) on

6. Union Station Hotel

This former railroad terminal-turned-hotel is a must-see in Nashville, even if you’re only stopping by for a quick drink. It’s easy to see why it made the National Register of Historic Places. Its beautiful interior was turned into a luxury hotel in the early ’80s and since then, the property has turned into one of the city’s most-visited — and Instagrammable — places.

Welcome to paradise. Photo: @peregrinopelomundo #UnionStationNashville

A post shared by Union Station Hotel Nashville (@unionstationnashville) on

7. Printer’s Alley

The alley gets its name from Nashville’s early connection with the printing and publishing industry, once located in this very spot. It eventually turned into a burgeoning nightlife spot and has remained that way ever since. These days, if you’re looking for a good hot dog after singing at one of the neighborhood’s karaoke joints, Printer’s Alley is the place to go.

#downtownchillin #downtownnashville #nashville #musiccity #printersalley

A post shared by Helen Russell (@helenlifecolours) on

8. Cheekwood Estate & Gardens

Every inch of this 55-acre property will make the perfect Instagram post. On this beautiful 1930s-era estate, you’ll find a Georgian mansion, botanical garden, woodland sculpture trail and an art museum. There are also amazing scenic views of Nashville’s greener side for that perfect IG snap.

The perfect Sunday spot.

A post shared by Cheekwood (@cheekwood) on

9. Grand Ole Opry

No trip to Nashville would be complete without visiting the Grand Ole Opry. It’s known as the home of American music and as country’s most famous stage for a reason — over the years, the venue has hosted some of country music’s most famous hit-makers, like Loretta Lynn, Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire, among countless others.

Your seat is waiting… 🌟 #Opry . . 📸: @kaufdrop36

A post shared by Grand Ole Opry (@opry) on

Featured image by John Greim/LightRocket/Getty Images.

What are your favorite places to Instagram in Nashville? Let us know in the comments, below. 

The Platinum Card® from American Express

The American Express Platinum card has some of the best perks out there: cardholders enjoy the best domestic lounge access (Delta SkyClubs, Centurion Lounges, and Priority Pass), a $200 annual airline fee credit as well as up to $200 in Uber credits, and mid-tier elite status at SPG, Marriott, and Hilton. Combined with the 60,000 point welcome offer -- worth $1,140 based on TPG's valuations -- this card is a no-brainer for frequent travelers. Here are 5 reasons you should consider this card, as well as how you can figure out if the $550 annual fee makes sense for you.

Apply Now
More Things to Know
  • Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards® points after you use your new Card to make $5,000 in purchases in your first 3 months.
  • Enjoy Uber VIP status and free rides in the U.S. up to $15 each month, plus a bonus $20 in December. That can be up to $200 in annual Uber savings.
  • 5X Membership Rewards® points on flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel.
  • 5X Membership Rewards points on prepaid hotels booked on amextravel.com.
  • Enjoy access to the Global Lounge Collection, the only credit card airport lounge access program that includes proprietary lounge locations around the world.
  • Receive complimentary benefits with an average total value of $550 with Fine Hotels & Resorts. Learn More.
  • $200 Airline Fee Credit, up to $200 per calendar year in baggage fees and more at one qualifying airline.
  • Get up to $100 in statement credits annually for purchases at Saks Fifth Avenue on your Platinum Card®. Enrollment required.
  • $550 annual fee.
  • Terms Apply.
  • See Rates & Fees
Intro APR on Purchases
N/A
Regular APR
N/A
Annual Fee
$550
Balance Transfer Fee
See Terms
Recommended Credit
Excellent/Good
Terms and restrictions apply. See rates & fees.

Editorial Disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.

Disclaimer: The responses below are not provided or commissioned by the bank advertiser. Responses have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the bank advertiser. It is not the bank advertiser’s responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered.