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Memphis is a city located along the Mississippi River in southwestern Shelby County, Tennessee. As one of the most historic and cultural cities of the southern United States, the city features a wide variety of landscapes and distinct neighborhoods. Home to Tennessee's largest African-American population, the city now hosts the National Civil Rights Museum—a Smithsonian affiliate institution.

The city has long had a prominent music scene, with historic blues clubs on Beale Street originating the unique Memphis blues sound during early 20th century. The city's music has continued to be shaped by a multi-cultural mix of influences across the blues, country, rock n' roll, soul, and hip-hop genres. Memphis barbecue has achieved international prominence, and the city hosts the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, which attracts over 100,000 visitors to the city annually.

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5 popular places in Memphis visited by travelers

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Points of interest

  • Shelby Farms Park
  • Stax Museum of American Soul Music
  • Sun Studio
  • Theatre Memphis

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