Denmark reveals Elvis tribute

16th Apr 2011

A giant copy of Elvis Presley’s Graceland Estate set to open in Denmark as a tribute to the King, is expected to attract thousands of visitors.

According to reports, Graceland Randers is almost identical to the original building, except it is twice the size and will offer tourist facilities including a shop, restaurant and museum containing nearly 6, 000 items including guitars and letters.

Organisers hope the new attraction will lure 50,000 visitors a year. Meanwhile RandersTourism officials in Randers believe up to 125,000 Elvis fans could make the trip annually.

The project was initiated by Elvis fan, Henrick Knudson, who has been running the Elvis museum which currently attracts 25, 000 visitors.

The opening ceremony is due to take place on Friday’s opening ceremony before opening to the public on Saturday.



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