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Ryman Auditorium, Nashville

Tennessee, United States, North America: Ryman Auditorium, once home to the legendary Grand Ole Opry, has been dubbed the
116 Fifth Avenue N.
Nashville , Tennessee
Tel: 615 889 3060
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The ghost of Hank Williams is said to haunt this storied auditorium, often called the "mother church of country music." The Ryman is indeed a former house of worship, but it's the music that made it one of the world's most famous performance halls. Once the home of the legendary Grand Ole Opry (during winter months, GOO still sets up shop under the velvet curtains), the Ryman now hosts all sorts of acts, from rock groups like R.E.M. to gospel singer CeCe Winans. The acoustics are insanely good, thanks to the amount of bare wood in the house (don't come expecting seat cushions). Insiders say the prime seats are those in the middle of the balcony, about 12 rows back. If you can't catch a gig, it's worth taking a self-guided tour during regular business hours. It costs a bit more to go backstage, but it's well worth it to stand on that sweet spot in the center of the stage, like Johnny, Dolly, and countless others before you.

Open daily 9 am to 4 pm.

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