4. Downtown Memphis In-App Audio Tour: History (ENG)
Discover Memphis, a vibrant city on the Mississippi River renowned for its Blues heritage and significant contributions to American culture and history. This tour unveils the downtown area, showcasing the city's must-visit locations. Begin by delving into the Blues Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the rich blues heritage. Witness the modern and inviting Halloran Center, a venue for concerts and various events. Marvel at the renowned Orpheum Theater, a captivating gem from the 1920s that stands as one of the few remaining "movie palaces." Nearby, explore the National Civil Rights Museum and Cotton Museum for a deeper understanding of their compelling topics. Nature enthusiasts can revel in the scenic beauty of Mississippi River Park, offering breathtaking views of steep valleys, while Court Square provides a serene green oasis with its own intriguing stories. Returning to the urban landscape, pass by historic landmarks and conclude your journey at Beale Street Baptist Church, the birthplace of African-American Baptist churches in the area. The tour also highlights additional captivating attractions and encourages you to immerse yourself in the lively ambiance of iconic Beale Street—an entertainment district synonymous with Blues Music. Finally, witness the local pride at FedEx Forum, the city's premier sports and entertainment facility. Ready to immerse yourself in the soulful essence of Memphis? Join the tour and experience the vibrant sounds of this captivating city! How is the tour going — Stay flexible: join the tour whenever you want and explore the sights as long as you like. — Enjoy the tour even offline: all audio tours are tested for high quality and easy navigation.