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Tempe Sights and Landmarks Guide, Arizona

Tempe, AZ US - Sights: City known for hosting popular events

The city of Tempe located in the state of Arizona is considered to be among the best sightseeing places in the world. In fact, people who have visited this city love it as many consider it to be the greatest places to live in. If you love to tour places around the globe, you should not miss this place, as the city has lots of things to offer to its visitors. The city of Tempe has developed into a central tourist hub in recent times owing to some of the beautiful locations that one can enjoy. You will get some brief idea about this beautiful and attractive city as some of the popular locations are listed below.

The city of Tempe has the corporate headquarters of the US Airways and it is also the home to the Arizona State University, which is the largest and oldest campus. Tempe is also the long-time host of the famous Fiesta Bowl, the game that you can view only if you visit the University of Phoenix Stadium.

Insight Fiesta Bowl Party

If you visit the city of Tempe around the time of New Year’s Eve, you can see the city hosting the Insight Fiesta Bowl party, which is considered to be the largest New Year’ Eve parties of the nation. In fact, this event has a typical national band, which heads the concert, supported by many other national and local bands. One more popular place is the Gammage Auditorium, which is a site of the Super Bowl XXX and the presidential debates. The city is also the host city of the spring Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Kiwanis Community Park

The Kiwanis Community Park is one the famous tourist spots in the city of Tempe. The park was created as an outdoor recreation destination built over an area of 125 acre in 1972. The park serves as a recreation centre as it features tennis courts, soccer fields, volleyball courts, basketball courts, baseball fields and a lake. This park has the world’s second largest outdoor/indoor wave pool.

Tempe Beach Park

You can also visit the Tempe Beach Park, which is located in the heart of Tempe. This park also hosts a series of events and festivals besides offering a Splash Playground and five miles of pathways. Arizona Mills, the largest shopping mall of Arizona, is located in the city of Tempe. There is a huge rush of students and pedestrians in the Mill Avenue, which is a popular entertainment and shopping area.

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