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Tourcaster - Nashville Music Row Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Nashville Music Row Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

Rich in musical history, the recording studios, publishing houses and record companies all reside in the Music Row areaRich in musical history, the recording studios, publishing houses and record companies all reside in the Music Row area Music Row, the area from Buddy Killen Circle down 16th and 17th streets known as Music Square, is the heart of the music industry in Nashville. . This informative tour along with a look at some of the most famous buildings in Nashville will thrill the music lover in you. RCA StudioB where Elvis recorded, Curb Records, The Country Music Association, Musica and more. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour visit www.tourcaster.com.

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Tourcaster - New Orleans Plantations Driving Tour show

Tourcaster - New Orleans Plantations Driving TourJoin Now to Follow

The plantation homes of Southern Louisiana are widely considered to be the finest remaining group in the South. The Plantations of the River Road Self-Guided Audio Tour introduces you to 14 of them, along both sides of the Mississippi River within a short drive of New Orleans. Just before the Civil War, the River Road was home to more than seventy percent of the millionaires in the United States. Of the 1,200 plantations then, fewer than two percent remain today. The tour winds through a series of parishes (counties to those outside Louisiana) between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. Many still bear some resemblance to the original communities settled by Creole, German, and Acadian immigrants. It sheds light on the background of the region – including the history of slavery – and introduces you first-hand to the distinctive food, architecture, industry and culture of these memorable locations. This authentic tour is meticulously researched and presented by a a seventh-generation New Orleanian. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour visit www.tourcaster.com.

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Tourcaster - Nantucket Walking Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Nantucket Walking Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

Avoid the crowds as you venture off Main Street and stroll the less visited areas and side streets of this very walkable town. Long time island resident and writer Dave Cocker leads you to dozens of hidden gems and favorite spots while making his leisurely tour toward Nantucket Harbor and the waterfront wharves come alive with thoughtful anecdotes, historical and architectural notes, local lore and insight into living on the island. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour visit www.tourcaster.com.

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Tourcaster - Downtown Nashville Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Downtown Nashville Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

This informative and entertaining tour takes you from The Country Music Hall of Fame around the city and back to your starting point. Visit Ernest Tubb's Record Shop, the Cumberland River, Second Avenue, Printer's Alley, The Ryman Auditorium, Hatch Print Shop, Honky Tonk Row and all of Music’s City’s downtown musical and historic sites. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour visit www.tourcaster.com.

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Tourcaster - Madrid - Around Plaza Mayor Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Madrid - Around Plaza Mayor Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

Follow the Hapsburgs legacy, exploring narrow streets, charming little squares, and historical buildings from the 16th and 17th century. Once the center of the old city, where royal coronations and bullfights took place, some consider Plaza Mayor one of the finest plazas in Spain. Starting with Puerta del Sol, discover street café’s and fine restaurants as you make your way to the Torre de los Lujanes and Casa de Cisneros. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the entire tour, visit www.Tourcaster.com

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Tourcaster - Italy - Venice - The Scuola Grande di San Rocco Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Italy - Venice - The Scuola Grande di San Rocco Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

The Scuola Grande di San Rocco is a striking 16th century building, which houses a unique and incredibly impressive museum. The Scuola is a rather small building, but an absolute must visit for art lovers and worthy of almost any walk. It should move above many other Venetian sites in terms of visitor priority and you should definitely make the time to stop in here. Scuola is a Greek word that means an organization dedicated to prayer, assistance, and/or education. This religious confraternity, founded in 1478 to perform charitable acts, is dedicated to St. Roch, the patron saint of the sick. The Scuola is one of the most important treasure chests of Venetian paintings, a virtual shrine to the followers of Jacopo Tintoretto, and a dazzling monument to his work. It holds the largest collection of Tintoretto’s paintings anywhere with the walls and ceilings of the Great Upper Hall completely covered with his canvasses. Great Discoveries audio tour guides visitors through this wondrously unique building, pointing out and describing its most important artworks. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com.

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Tourcaster - Lower Downtown Denver Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Lower Downtown Denver Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

This is a Rocky Mountain Audio Guides tour of the 25-block LoDo area in the heart of Denver. The official historic district boasts many restuarants,brewpubs, retail stores and theaters. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com.

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Tourcaster - Italy - Venice - Piazza San Marco show

Tourcaster - Italy - Venice - Piazza San MarcoJoin Now to Follow

Piazza San Marco is as overwhelming as it is exhilarating; overwhelming for its size and the hordes of tourists it holds, and exhilarating because as squares go this one is nearly perfect in its shape and architectural details. Grandiose buildings and monuments define its boundaries, on its western side stands St. Mark’s Basilica, a uniquely Venetian Byzantium-Gothic building that was completed in 1094. Next to the Basilica stands the luxurious Doge Palace constructed in 1419. At the end of the square towers the tallest structure in Venice the Bell Tower. Several museums also are found on the Piazza, including the Library of Sansoviniana, and the Correr Museum. The symmetry and beauty of St. Mark’s and its Bell Tower can leave even the most callused traveler dumbstruck. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com.

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Tourcaster - Italy - Venice - St. Mark's Basilica Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Italy - Venice - St. Mark's Basilica Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

St. Mark’s Basilica has majestically dominated Venice’s Piazza San Marco for over 900 years. It is unique for the wealth of its history and for the magnificence of its facade and interior. It was designed by an unknown Byzantine architect, who supposedly modeled it after the Apostoleion in Constantinople, giving it an opulent style with mosque-like onion shaped domes that clearly reflect the influence of the Orient. Some 8,000 square meters of mediaeval mosaics, made from gold, semi precious stones and Venetian glass, covers the walls, and cupolas. Countless numbers of pilgrims and tourists alike have been awestruck by the golden magnificence of this, the largest and most lavishly decorated 11th century church. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com.

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Tourcaster - Italy - Venice - Ca' Rezzonico Palace Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Italy - Venice - Ca' Rezzonico Palace Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

Great Discoveries audio tour of Ca Rezzonico provides today’s tourist with the most entertaining and informative way to visit this majestic 17th century palace. It is one of the few palaces in Venice permitting public insight into what lies behind the ornamental facades of the exquisite buildings lining the Grand Canal. To have a palace on the Grand Canal was in itself prestigious, but to have such a splendid and unusually large one constructed by Giorgio Massari and decorated by Giambattista Tiepolo was certainly distinctive. Today it is one of the finest museums in Venice, housing a wonderful collection of 18th century Venetian art. Because objects designed for great palaces are displayed in a palace setting, the contents and the building harmonize in a way impossible to duplicate in a purposely-built museum. Our carefully researched tour identifies and locates the most relevant works of art to ensure that you do not miss the important pieces and that you clearly understand each items artistic and historic significance. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com.

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