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Market Square, Knoxville

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Must see · Landmark · Tourist Spot
Located in the center of downtown, Market Square is the bull’s-eye of the city in every sense. Founded as the regional farmers' market in the 19th century, the square was a common ground where locals and visitors from all walks of life congregated. After a period of decline, the area was revitalized, and today it’s a bustling pedestrian mall, dotted with restaurants, bars, and shops. Try some of the local or international cuisine, see a concert or street performance, and admire the works of resident artists and craftspeople.The historic square is also the perfect place to stroll with your pet or sit and people-watch. To visit Market Square and get the most from your holiday in Knoxville, create itinerary details personal to you using our Knoxville day trip planning app.
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  • Stay away. Its a dangerous Homeless haven... I was a patron of two businesses tonight until they rolled up the sidewalks early.. My family went to take a stroll after abd see the Giant Xmas tree but....  more »
  • This was a fun place - we had lunch there - but not alot going on. Maybe it was the time of day or Covid or both. We ate a great roof top bar, only draw back it had an extremely limited menu  more »

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