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“Fun visit, but hard to find a parking space”
Review of Sunsphere Tower

Sunsphere Tower
Ranked #12 of 171 things to do in Knoxville
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 300 foot tower built for the 1982 World's Fair.
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We were just passing through town and saw that there had been a World's Fair here, so we went to check it out. The park was nice, and the tower was cool, but we had a really hard time finding a place to park. There might be parking lot or garage we didn't see, but there weren't signs directing us to them. We ended up parking on a side street a few blocks away.

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"great view of the city"
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

The weather finally cooperated on our last day in town. We took the elevator up to the 4th floor observation deck. I love the factoids all around the circle that help tell the story of the area. Great views. Doesn't take a lot of time to visit, but worth every minute.

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Really cool view from the observation deck. Got some cool photos, read up on a little history. Had fun!

Thank Melissa C
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Free elevator ride to observation deck which affords stunning panoramic views to the surrounding area!

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

The height is great. You can see most of downtown Knoxville. The paintings inside the sphere are very nicely done.

Thank tlcapley
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