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Gatlinburg Space Needle
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Gatlinburg, Tennessee with the Space Needle at center
General information
Type observation, tourist attraction
Location Gatlinburg, Tennessee, United States
Coordinates 35°42′39″N 83°31′07″W / 35.7108144°N 83.5186272°W / 35.7108144; -83.5186272
Construction started 1968
Completed 1969
Roof 407 feet (124 m)
Top floor 342 feet (104 m) (observation deck)
Technical details
Floor count 3
Lifts/elevators 2

The Gatlinburg Space Needle is a 407 feet (124 m) tall observation tower in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, United States. The tower has an outdoor observation level that provides a 360 degree view of the Great Smoky Mountains and the city of Gatlinburg. Upon completion in 1969, it was the second tallest tower in the state of Tennessee. Currently it is the fifth tallest in the state, after several non-guyed TV and radio towers.

Along with being the tallest structure in the city of Gatlinburg, the Space Needle base also hosts an arcade with videos games, escape games and the Impossibilities magic show theater.

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