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Scenic Lookout, Historic Site
810 W Clinch Ave
Knoxville, TN 37902


  • There's no wigs here
  • Don't jump in the elevator.
  • Erected for the 1982 Worlds Fair, the globe atop this 266-foot-tall tower is layered with 24-karat gold dust. Each of its panes cost roughly $1000 at the time of construction. (From Aerial America)
  • Did you know? The Sunsphere and the Tennessee Amphitheater are the only remaining structures from the 1982 World's Fair.
  • Contrary to popular wigs.
  • We're parked under the wigsphere
  • Pretty Sweet
  • No wigs =\
  • Great views of the city
  • Decent views. No wigs. Place is falling apart though
  • Cool relic from the World's Fair!
  • Beautiful view especially at sunset.
  • Slowest elevators ever! The view of the city is awesome, but the gold on the windows makes the glass look dingy when looking outside.
  • I loved the view from the restaurant, but I wish you could go to the very top
  • It is very shiny!
  • Music in Motion DJ & Lighting for Wedding & Events!... Visit our site @
  • An icon of the 1982 Worlds Fair, this landmark appeared in a March 1996 Simpsons Episode where he and three friends travel to the Sunsphere and find it is now the Wigsphere (a warehouse for a wigs)
  • Cool new bar called Icon.
  • nice view from the top layer
  • Tip the awesome bar staff. Check out the Rocky Top Comedy Contest Fri October 14th just two blocks away at the Square Room

Nearby places

1060 Worlds Fair Park Dr
Union Ave. (btwn Walnut & S. Gay St.)
701 Henley St (at Clinch Ave.)