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116 5th Ave. N, Nashville, TN 37219, United States | (615) 889-3060

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One of the world's most renowned venues, the Ryman—known far and wide by its nickname "the Mother Church of Country Music"—was founded as a tabernacle in the 19th century and later became the home to the Grand Ole Opry for more than 30 years. Today, it lends its storied stage to every type of music imaginable, from Chris Stapleton to the Foo Fighters. From November through the end of January each year, it also hosts the live Opry shows on Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday nights. The venue is open daily for tours, which include its new immersive "Soul of Nashville" experience, which uses state-of-the-art technology to take visitors through the auditorium's decades worth of history.

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Ryman Auditorium

One of the world's most renowned venues, the Ryman—known far and wide by its nickname "the Mother Church of Country Music"—was founded as a tabernacle in the 19th century and later became the home to the Grand Ole Opry for more than 30 years. Today, it lends its storied stage to every type of music imaginable, from Chris Stapleton to the Foo Fighters. From November through the end of January each year, it also hosts the live Opry shows on Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday nights. The venue is open daily for tours, which include its new immersive "Soul of Nashville" experience, which uses state-of-the-art technology to take visitors through the auditorium's decades worth of history.