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World's Fair Park

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Address: Knoxville, TN
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+1 865-251-6861
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Lovely place for a stroll

We stayed in a nearby hotel so after breakfast we walked around the park. It is a lovely place for a stroll. The sunsphere was not open while we were there.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
mommypennylane
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Berea, Kentucky
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Basel, Switzerland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was dead, nothing to do, no water or fountains, actually quite creepy. Probably great during summer, but you don-t need to stop here in winter time.

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Berea, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a nearby hotel so after breakfast we walked around the park. It is a lovely place for a stroll. The sunsphere was not open while we were there.

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Mission Viejo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My first time up in the "ball" and although it was a cloudy day, the views were breathtaking and I received a bit of a history lesson as well. We were just sad the restaurant was not open for a warm beverage on such a chilly day!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spring to fall especially nice way to spend a morning or afternoon. The 'Sunshpere' is a treat for the view which goes to the mountains and some history around the interior walls. The long elevator ride to the top is also fun. Children and adults enjoy the entire park as there is a great playground and a newly added space... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not only is this a beautiful park but it's filled with pokemon!!!! Always filled with many different pokemon even the rare ones

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Burnsville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this park..it is very pretty and is a nice little scenic walk. My kids lived the fountain you can play in.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There isn't a whole lot to do in the park but it is a nice little scenic section in downtown Knoxville. Also you get the historic value of it being where the worlds tour was. Definitely neat to check out if you're in the area.

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Thank Blake I
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

great great place for any occasion. fun to bring the family out especiall during the summer when the kids can play in the fountains. good hang out spot. date spot.love coming here

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Originally the site of the 1982 Worlds Fair (originally titled Energy Expo), the city has built a very nice public space. Complete with fountains, lake and waterfall (man-made) it is the site of many interesting events throughout the year. The place comes alive 3 seasons out of the year as diverse events usually pack the grounds.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The World's Fair Park is a nice place to take the Family. There is a place for the children to play in the water. A place just to relax and the children having fun. It is also a nice place for couples to enjoy.

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