Guide to Downtown

Things to Do in Downtown

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Located on the Mississippi River waterfront and stretching eastward, Downtown Memphis is home to Beale Street and numerous other attractions. Explore blues bars, jazz clubs and look for Elvis souvenirs or check out some classic Southern cooking at the numerous restaurants in this area. Free Weekend concerts are often held W. C. Handy Park, with its monument to great blues artist. The Memphis Rock and Soul Museum is also located here along with the historic Sun Studio, offering insight into the Memphis’ rich musical history. In May, check out the renowned Beale Street Music Festival. Downtown is also home to corporate offices and artists’ lofts, many with a river view.

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Bars

B.B. King's Blues Club

143 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103

American, Barbecue. Established in 1991, BB King??s Club in Memphis is a well-known favorite. Southern comfort foods populate the lengthy lunch and dinner menus, serving everyone from families to business partners well.

Attractions

Graceland Tour Including Automobile Museum and Sincerely Elvis Museum

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Walk in the footsteps of the King of Rock ???n??? Roll on this tour of Memphis??? Graceland Mansion, Elvis Presley???s former home. Journey from the icon???s humble beginnings through his rise to stardom as you browse photos, personal mementos and costume

Hotels

Madison Hotel

79 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103

The Madison Hotel, a new spot occupying a gracious, hundred-year-old landmark building, bills itself as "half Southern, half European." High, graceful beds come appointed with luxurious Egyptian cotton linens, colorful duvet covers and room-complimenting

Attractions

Elvis Presley's Graceland Tour

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Walk in the footsteps of the King of Rock ???n??? Roll at Elvis Presley???s home, Graceland Mansion, in Memphis, Tennessee. The full Graceland experience will take you from Elvis??? humble beginnings through his rise to superstardom. See how a rock ???n??

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Memphis Coach Tour including Rock and Soul Museum

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Explore downtown Memphis on a guided tour with fascinating commentary from a local guide. The city???s history comes to life as you learn about sights such as Cotton Row and Victorian Village and see highlights of Memphis' musical legacy including Beale S

Bus Tours

Memphis Mojo Music Bus Tour

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The Home of the Blues comes alive aboard Memphis' only Music Bus! Real Memphis musicians will show you the sights, make you laugh, and perform the music that has made Memphis famous throughout the world. Audience participation is encouraged!

American Restaurants

Majestic Grille

145 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103

American, Steak. In its past life The Majestic Grille was actually The Majestic Theater, playing some of Memphis?? best shows. Today, The Majestic Grille serves up juicy steaks, fresh seafood and gourmet burgers in a 1940s style bar and grill. In additio

American Restaurants

Flight Restaurant & Wine Bar

39 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103

Contemporary American, International. Flight Restaurant & Wine Bar in Memphis is a very stylish venue for everything from happy hour cocktails to lunch or dinner with friends. The menu of Contemporary American cuisine is dressed up with international twi

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