A Trip To Graceland: Elvis Presley’s Home In Memphis.
A mansion on a 13.8-acre estate in Memphis, Tennessee, United States, it was once owned by singer and actor Elvis Presley.
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His daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, has been the owner of Graceland since his death in 1977. It was opened to the public as a museum on June 7, 1982.
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It has a total of 23 rooms, including 8 bedrooms and bathrooms. To the right of the entrance hall, through an arched opening, is the living room.
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Next to the living room is the music room, which is where all his magical songs were birthed. The grand piano here is historical proof!
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As Elvis’ fame grew, the number of fans who would congregate outside his house multiples. His neighbours, most of whom were happy to have a...
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...celebrity living nearby, soon came to find the constant gathering of fans a nuisance.
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In the mid-1960s, Presley enlarged the house to create a den known as Jungle Room, which features an indoor waterfall of cut field stone.
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It also contains a white staircase leading to the second floor of the house with a wal of mirrors.
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This floor features Elvis’ bedroom at the southwest corner that connects to his dressing room, and bathroom to the northwest corner.
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It also houses his iconic purple Cadillac; possibly one of his coolest cars, the 1956 vehicle will have you shake rattle and rollin’!
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Not to forget his iconic pink Cadillac! It set style for the era, was sung about in popular culture, and was copied by others around the world.
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An annual procession through the estate and past Elvis’ grave is held on the anniversary of his death.
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Known as Elvis Week, it includes a full schedule of speakers & events, including the only Elvis Mass at St. Paul’s Church, a huge highlight for fans.
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