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“Great view of Knoxville”
Review of Sunsphere Tower

Sunsphere Tower
Ranked #9 of 194 things to do in Knoxville
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 300 foot tower built for the 1982 World's Fair.
Pomfret, Connecticut
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great view of Knoxville”
Reviewed August 20, 2014

This sphere gives you great views of the city of Knoxville. There are informational plaques so that you are aware of what you are seeing. This sphere gives you are beautiful view of the parks below, and the area is clean and best of all...free ! Take a few minutes to utilize this great addition to Knoxville. The militiary monument ( which is visible from the Sunsphere) is also very nice to visit.

Visited August 2014
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Kingston, Tennessee
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“A must see when you're visiting Knoxville! Great views and its FREE! ”
Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Kids of all ages love going up in the sphere. I'm a little afraid of heights so I stood closer to the center.

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Hickory, NC
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89 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Not much going on...but a nice view”
Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

Went here on a Friday morning...looks like the park its located in could be a happening place on a good weekend but a rainy Friday was boring...its free and a nice view of the city from the top..but dont expect much else...its a been there done that kinda thing...

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63 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Why not?”
Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

You have a commanding view of the entire Knoxville area. It's a short walk from market square. It's free! So why not visit this landmark?
The view is stupendous. Did I mention that it's free?

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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Check It Out If You Are Close”
Reviewed August 9, 2014

The view was great and it was free. There were a couple of displays but overall I think we spent no more than 30 minutes up at the top. If you are near there then don't miss it. I would not recommend making a special trip downtown just for it though.

Visited June 2014
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