On a visit to Knoxville you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Knoxville. These places are what Knoxville is all about. These must see places in Knoxville will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Market Square, Knoxville, TN 37902, USA
The Market Square is a pedestrian shopping mall where you can shop for everything from art, clothes, accessories to jewelry. Dating back to the 19th century, today the place offers a rather quaint complex with beautifully lit pathways adorned with street musicians and artists.
Many political events have taken place at the square and the place is ca...
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3500 Knoxville Zoo Dr, Knoxville, TN 37914, United States
09:30 am - 06:00 pm
The Zoo Knoxville covers around 53 acres of land and is the biggest year-round attraction in Knoxville. The zoo is home to around 800 animals and birds including African Elephants, African Lions, Bali Mynah, Giraffes, Hornbills, Malayan Tigers, Baboons, Rhinos and Red Pandas among others.
The zoo also organizes tours, shows and animal encounters fo...
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2915 Island Home Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920, United States
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
The Ijams Nature Center is loved for its range of activities. Nestled in the green park, the center offers hiking trails, boating, river Boardwalk, a historic site, a Beer garden and a Historic Mead’s quarry which will keep you busy for quiet a few hours.
If you love nature or simply want to spend a few hours experiencing the beauty of Knoxvi...
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810 Clinch Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902, United States
09:00 am - 10:00 pm
The Sun-sphere Tower was built in 1982 for the World Fair which played an important role in balancing the economy of Knoxville.
The Sun-sphere’s classic golden design (and its 300 foot height) is hard to miss in the park and a ride to the observation deck offers you a panoramic view of the neighborhood. The tower tops the list of ‘free ...
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525 Henley St, Knoxville, TN 37902, United States
06:00 am - 11:59 pm
The World's Fair Park is loved for its relaxed green corners, beautiful fountains which are a favorite during summers, events held at the auditoriums and its iconic Sun sphere which has an observation deck open for visitors.
The World Fair park was opened in the 1980’s to cope with the struggling economy of the city and till today, the park r...
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Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The University of Tennessee is loved for its fabulous campus with historic buildings that embrace the green lawn and trees.
Apart from being one of the iconic universities in USA and enviably famous for its home-grown sports teams, the place is loved by the locals for its stadium matches.
If you love football and are in the city during the football...
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604 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902, United States
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Tennessee Theatre’s fantastic acoustics and glamourous stage welcomes tourists and locals alike for an unforgettable experience as they see the performances here. The ornately decorated hall itself is loved for its classic architecture and royal embellishments and if you love to see shows the ‘old-school’ way, you will love ho...
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211 Center Park Dr, ste 3040, Knoxville, TN 37922, United States
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
The Breakout Knoxville is an escape game with multiple rooms that follow interesting themes including kidnappings, island escape, hostage escape and other rather intense themes.
If you love mystery and have a detective hidden in yourself, you will love to find a way out of the rooms as you decipher the rather curious clues. The whole experience add...
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601 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902, United States
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
The East Tennessee History Center breathes the city’s past into its modern day and you can see everything from pottery, art, textiles, and Civil War items among other historic pieces. The museum is home to over 13,000 items which forms its Permanent collection.
Other trending collections include fine-art prices, paintings and historic stories...
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1050 Worlds Fair Park Dr, Knoxville, TN 37916, United States
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Knoxville Museum of Art is loved for its variety of visual arts of all kinds- from paintings, sculptures, metal displays, lights, glass to everything which oozes the art-pulse of Knoxville.
The museum also arranges regular events, workshops and seminars that cover all the aspects of art and even Knoxville’s rich nature and culture.
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1714 Andy Holt Ave, Knoxville, TN 37916, United States
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Clarence Brown Theatre offers a rare mélange of high quality production, drama and music, mixed with some of the best talent from all over the country.
If you are not a theatre-lover, you will be convinced by the enthralling performances and for those who already love theater- seeing a play here is a treat!
The theater showcases classics...
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1327 Cir Park Dr, Knoxville, TN 37916, United States
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture explores the history of human culture across the world and its evolution along with other trending exhibits.
The permanent collection includes ancient Egyptian relics, ancient artefacts of the native people of Tennessee, ceramics, textiles, rare dinosaur fossils, Tennessee’s war history and other ...
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Old City, Knoxville, TN, USA
The Old City is part of the ‘The Bowery’ area and even though called the ‘old city’ is not the oldest part of Knoxville.
Throughout its history many renovations and refurbishing have taken place here throughout the late 20th century and today, the whole neighborhood is flooded with urban restaurants, chic cafes, bustling sho...
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803 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902, United States
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Bijou Theatre was opened in 1909 as a part of the already existing Lamar house (built in 1817) and still stays true to its classic architecture, acoustics and ‘small-theatre, big feel’ ambience.
The theatre has special seating which are immersive and is loved especially for music concerts and is an experience in itself as you breath...
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Phillip Fulmer Way, Knoxville, TN 37916, United States
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Neyland Stadium is where the sports pulse of University of Tennessee showcases all its athletic talent- from football, baseball, to running tracks, the stadium has hosted many events over Knoxville’s past and still continues to do so.
If you love sports or simply want to cheer for the talent, join the adrenaline rush prominent during the ...