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Market Square, Knoxville

4.6
#1 of 97 in Things to do in Knoxville
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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  • We enjoyed a nice meal at Myrtle’s Chicken & Beer, shopping at Earth to Old City and checking out the art installation in the park across the street.  more »
  • Many restaurants, shops, etc. in the center of downtown. Anyone visiting Knoxville should visit Market Square.  more »

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