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“nice little excursion”
Review of Sunsphere Tower

Sunsphere Tower
Ranked #9 of 198 things to do in Knoxville
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Owner description: 300 foot tower built for the 1982 World's Fair.
Salt Lake City, Utah
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“nice little excursion”
Reviewed April 9, 2013

The view was great, but the informational displays weren't very well presented or interesting, would have liked more pictures of the Worlds Fair.

Visited April 2013
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Mooresville, Indiana
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3 reviews
“great view”
Reviewed April 2, 2013

the observation lounge offers a GREAT view of Knoxville & some great history lessons to boot. a definite "must do" and its FREE!!

Visited April 2013
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Columbia, Tennessee
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“If in Knoxville you gotta go see it!”
Reviewed April 1, 2013

It's like the archway in St Louis ...you just have to go up in it to see the view! Out of the respect for what it must have cost to build it...you just have to. But as much as I want to promote this city's speciaI thing, I have to say that the comments when you step off the elevator were how hot and stuffy it was and that was Easter weekend of 2013 and it was very nice outside.. Not hot at all! Also would like for there to be a restaurant in the sphere but for today there is at least a lounge. You still need to go there....just to say you did.

Visited March 2013
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BeccaSmith_79
Level 5 Contributor
38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Neat :)”
Reviewed March 25, 2013

Might as well go up if you are walking around downtown Knox. It was cute, and fun to read about its history.

Visited March 2013
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knoxville
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Iconic Ultra Lounge”
Reviewed March 19, 2013

Great food and service and the view was amazing! We first thought it was a little too much to get to but we were way wrong. Very easy to park and to access and well worth the trip.

Visited February 2013
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