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Address: Knoxville, TN
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Rejuvenated section of town with lots of live Jazz, blues and rock music.

Rejuvenated section of town with lots of live Jazz, blues and rock music.

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Many eateries, nightlife, & pubs

There is a variety for everyone in this area looking to get out on the town for fun with friends: dance clubs, pubs, fine restaurants, and a pizzeria with pool hall and live... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Erica W
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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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129 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Friends and I absolutely the character of the old city. The shops and eateries are fantastic. Can't say enough about the atmosphere. Highly recommend to everyone.

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Thank Samuel H
Knoxville, Tennessee
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Walking is the best way to travel through the Old City. You see more and don't have to worry about parking. The numerous store employees are happy to help you and take care of your needs.

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Thank 12franallpaul
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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10 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

There is a variety for everyone in this area looking to get out on the town for fun with friends: dance clubs, pubs, fine restaurants, and a pizzeria with pool hall and live bands. Parking can be an issue but if you're willing to walk, you can currently park for free under the overpass near Barley's Taproom & Pizzeria.

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Thank Erica W
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70 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

When the sun sets, or as it is setting, head to Old City. Good Bars and restaurants. Crown and Goose. and Boyds Jig and Real is awesome!. What a wonderful selection of scotch!. And the Melting Pot is a great place for dining with friends. Music venues with live bands are in several places down there as well, especially on... More 

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Thank Doug S
Knoxville, Tennessee
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56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

There are lots of good places to go in the Old City. Boyd's Jig and Reel is our favorite in the old Manhattan's location.It has good food , good drinks, and good music.Tuesdays at Boyd's is special. Any musician in the Knoxville area may stop by and jam together. We've heard some great music on those nights.The Crown and Goose... More 

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Thank slynetlewis
Knoxville, Tennessee
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64 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Young people all around. Unique shopping and dining. Kinds of stores not the usual. Easy to park and stroll. Undergoing a renaissance. Parking easy.

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Thank Joseph D
Lenoir City, Tennessee
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61 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The Old City is basically an expansion of Market Square. Good restaurants, cafes, coffee shops, and a variety of stores with fun stuff to look at. It's a good place to visit when you want to get out and do something without anything particularly in mind.

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Thank Sling-0
Knoxville, Tennessee
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54 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Ive lived in Knoxville for 20+ years now and I'm very happy with how much the downtown area has improved. Lots of great restaurants and attractions. We love Knoxville!

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Thank Don B
Holiday, Florida
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24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We ended up in Old City by accident. It consists of old buildings that have obviously been converted into Lofts and shops. It looked to be very trendy and Young. You can take a trolley around town, and it will drive you through Old City.

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Thank Evelyn I
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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78 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

music, jazz, sports, and "pick-up" cafes and bars. Could be ffun for a night of bar hopping. Small area served by free trolley so drink all you want.

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