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Church Street Historic District

Address: Mobile, AL
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Ranked #6 of 29 Attractions in Mobile
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Owner description: Home to several beautiful 19th-century houses.
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Owner description: Home to several beautiful 19th-century houses.
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Boulder, Colorado
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279 reviews 279 reviews
49 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

While in Mobile we went to the church street area. We decided to first drive around to see where we wanted to start our walk. During the drive we went past the Spanish plaza that looked nice with the fountain and white arches. But as we drove around there were a lot of hotels and not many old homes. So... More 

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Houston
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79 reviews 79 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We parked the car and took a walk along the area admiring the historic homes. Many little shops to browse. And majestic large oak trees to shade the area and bring back reminders of long ago days.

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Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We were told by a friend that if we only had time for one walking tour we should see the Church District. It was great! You can get self guided maps at the Welcome Center on Royal Street and walk around as many historic districts you want. The history is phenomenal.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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207 reviews 207 reviews
93 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Mobile has done a wonderful job preserving the historic areas of this city. It was a very rainy day over Christmas weekend when we were here, so enjoyed driving through this historic area. Hopefully next time, we'll be able to stroll the area and enjoy this wonderful southern historic district.

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Walt Disney World, Florida
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163 reviews 163 reviews
47 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Had such a great time driving around!!! It was amazing, it was like walking in to a movie set back in time. My wife and I are from FL and it made us want to move there. So nice lots of fun.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Just park the car and walk till your legs hurt or you fill up your sd card with pictures! If you like older architecture, you will love this place!

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Delray Beach, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We did our own driving tour of the historic downtown area and loved the beautifully preserved and maintained homes along Government Street and all the side streets. Just lovely,refined southern living!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Tons of shops and restaurants. They have parking lots where you can pay to park and then shop or eat at your leisure. There is not a lot of street parking - but the parking lots are in select locations where it makes it easy to get every where.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I adore history and architecture, this street is a gem! Lovingly mantained homes with huge Oak trees. I will certainly spend more time walking around on my next visit to Mobile.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Park your car and geab your walking stick or umbrella and witness these southern charmers lined up on Church Street.

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