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Memphis in a nutshell

There's just something real about Memphis, Tennessee that gets inside you and makes you want to dance, laugh, think, or smile. Ask anybody who's been here. There's nowhere on earth quite like Memphis.

Memphis is the largest city in Tennessee, strategically located on the Mississippi River in the southwest corner of Tennessee.
Known worldwide as the “Home of the Blues and Birthplace of Rock’n Roll”- not to mention Gospel Street is ranked second most popular entertainment district in America.

According to Billboard magazine Memphis is mentioned in more songs than any other city in the world. (More than 400 times)
As a family-friendly community with lots of attractions that make for “edutaining and memorable family experiences Memphis popular attractions include: Memphis Belle pavilion, Mud Island River Park Memphis Zoo, Children’s museum of Memphis, Pink Palace Museum& Planetarium, Peabody Place, fire Museum of family Park, bogie’s Golf , celebration Station, Laser Quest, and the Memphis Queen line Riverboats, & AutoZone (baseball) Park. Memphis is a geographic music center:
Numerous stars featured in the Rock’n Roll Hall of Fame come from within a 100-mile radius of Memphis.
And of course there is is great shopping in Memphis with about 25 shopping centers and seven malls

Memphis skyline seen from the Mississippi River
Memphis skyline seen from the Mississippi River

Trolley in Memphis' Main  Street
Trolley in Memphis' Main Street



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