Hidden Treasures
in Memphis, TN

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If you’re looking for must-see hidden spots in the area, you’ve come to the right place. We have everything you’re looking for to enjoy the town – whether for a few, fun vacation days or as a new resident. The area is full of quaint little plazas and gardens, and gorgeous cathedrals for a fun-filled afternoon with friends and family.

Among hidden treasures, you will also find important memorials and historic buildings that you won’t want to miss during your outing. Below you’ll find a detailed description of each location, along with their address, phone number, and website, to check out more information. We also have a useful map to easily plan your visit to every spot you want to hit.
A Schwab
A Schwab

163 Beale St
Memphis, TN 38103   Directions

(901) 523-9782

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One of the original shops on Beale Street, A. Schwab's is an old-fashioned dry goods store that also sells voodoo paraphernalia. This shop contains every item imaginable in its football field sized building. Browse through the hundreds of unique specialty items and souvenirs.

Burke's Books
Burke's Books

936 S Cooper
Memphis, TN 38104   Directions

(901) 278-7484

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Burke's Books provides a home for wild, homeless books. Check out the second-hand and rare book selections, as well as a handful of newest novels fresh off the presses. This charming independent bookstore is said to be one of the oldest in the country, having opened in 1875.

Court Square Center
Court Square Center

62 N Main St
Memphis, TN 38103   Directions

(866) 282-8541

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Take a break from the hustle and bustle of downtown at Court Square. This urban park is a small haven for those in the city. One of the original city squares, this plaza offers the shade of a pavilion, beautiful Greek statues and cooling fountains. Look for the occasional outdoor concert, lunchtime karaoke and even visits from the circus elephants!

Crystal Shrine Grotto
Crystal Shrine Grotto

5668 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38119   Directions

(901) 767-8930

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For a touch of art integrated into the beauty of nature, visit the Crystal Shrine Grotto. This man-made cave is located inside Memorial Park Cemetery and features the work of Mexican folk artist Dionicio Rodriquez. Ten scenes depict the life of Jesus Christ, but even non-Christians will appreciate the beautiful art and the peaceful ambiance of this grotto.

Five in One Social Club
Five in One Social Club

2535 Broad Ave
Memphis, TN 38112   Directions

(901) 308-2104

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Express yourself at Memphis's finest social club, Five in One. Five in One is a living art project, and the city's home for contemporary performing and visual arts. This studio not only produces and displays artwork, but also teaches group projects and sells items from local manufacturers and vendors.

Flashback | The Vintage Department Store
Flashback | The Vintage Department Store

2304 Central Ave
Memphis, TN 38104   Directions

(901) 272-2304

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Step back in time on your shopping excursion at Flashback. This eclectic vintage and consignment shop is known as Memphis's Vintage Department Store. This clean and classy store offers the best in vintage furnishing, accessories and clothing at reasonable prices. Whether your tastes run elegant or funky, you are sure to find something from the 1920's, 30's, 40's, 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's or even 90's that you will enjoy.

Goner Records
Goner Records

2152 Young Ave
Memphis, TN 38104   Directions

(901) 722-0095

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Looking for a lost record? Find every sort of tune at Goner Records. This record store carries a variety of vinyl albums, as well as a few cassette tapes and CDs. Music aficionados can find popular bands as well as underground and local bands as they wander through the isles.

Lansky Brothers
Lansky Brothers

149 Union Ave
Memphis, TN 38103   Directions

(901) 529-9070

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Men can dress like the King himself when they do wardrobe shopping with the Lansky Brothers. Four Lansky shops are located in the Peabody Hotel lobby, providing unique and inspired clothing to all their shoppers. Find men's sportswear or vintage-inspired clothing. Men and women can find those perfect pairs of pants at the contemporary denim boutique.

Peabody Hotel
Peabody Hotel

118 S 2nd St
Memphis, TN 38103   Directions

(901) 529-4000

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Watch the famous Peabody Ducks at the Peabody Hotel. For over 75 years, five ducks have graced the hotel lobby's marble fountain with their presence. The Peabody Ducks march alongside the Duckmaster twice daily. When not marching or lounging in the fountain, the ducks reside in the rooftop's Duck Palace. These ducks are definitely a hidden treasure that is unique to the city of Memphis.

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