This is the visit of Graceland, Elvis Prestley's mansion and museum

Tomb of Elvis Prestley in Graceland in Memphis

In Memphis, city of the State of Tennessee located next toMississppi river, the main tourist claim isGraceland, the place where he lived and is buriedElvis presley.

It should be noted that the city of Memphis is very well known in U.S for blues music and barbecues.

In Memphis, in addition to Elvis presleythey lived Johnny Cash andB. B. King, and famous artists have been born asAretha FranklinCarla thomasJames CarrAnita Ward and Isaac Hayes.

Elvis Prestley Museum in Memphis

Possibly its strategic location has helped form the unique cultural heritage of Memphis.

The gentle atmosphere of the southern aristocracy has mixed with the spiritual soul of its African-American community. This is the place of origin of the blues and where was he born Rock And Roll.

In our coast to coast travel in the United States, we started our second day in Memphis visiting Graceland and the recreational / tourist complex that accompanies the mythical mansion whereElvis presley He lived from the age of 22 until his death, and where he now lies buried.

Elvis Prestley Museum in Memphis

Graceland It is the second most visited house in the country (after the White House).

Also in Graceland you find a museum with memories of the life of Elvis Prestley, a true temple for their fans, where you can also see their cars and their two planes.

Elvis presley He bought the house in March 1957 as a gift for his parents, making it his habitual residence. The mansion was acquired at Dr. Thomas and Ruth moore, who gave him the name ofGraceland in honor of his daughter Grace.

Graceland visit

We really found the whole tour we did through the house, the museum, the little one interesting family cemetery where are they apart from Elvis, his parents and his twin brother Aaron, which died at birth.

Next to the graves we saw really excited people.

Elvis Prestley's private plane in his Memphis museum

We also found that He sawHe was very generous to people in need, with evidence (photocopies) of many heels between $ 500 and $ 5,000 signed by him.

Finally, we could also see the Heartbreak Hotel (which uses the name of a song from Elvis) where couples in love and / or newlyweds are supposed to stay to spend their honeymoon visiting Graceland.

Here you have information about schedules and prices to visit Graceland.

Graceland photos by Elvis Prestley

Here you have more Photos of Elvis Prestley's Graceland Mansion that you can visit in Memphis.



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