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Address: , Charleston, SC
Phone Number: 843-937-0920
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Activities: Shopping, City walk sightseeing
Description: A popular tourist destination composed of 200-year old brick market...
A popular tourist destination composed of 200-year old brick market buildings with shops and restaurants.
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Lots of jewlery, spices and artwork

This place has a variety of everything without being 'cheap', Lots of nice silver jewelry, T-shirts of good quality, spices, Gullah crafts, pottery, and of course the iconic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Athens, Georgia

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Athens, Georgia
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108 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This place has a variety of everything without being 'cheap', Lots of nice silver jewelry, T-shirts of good quality, spices, Gullah crafts, pottery, and of course the iconic baskets. The vendors are nice and local and will talk your ears off about their crafts. We bought way too much. The paintings of local color, sea life, and history were my... More 

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New Hampshire
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165 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Several hundred feet of local vendors and artisans provide you huge selection of items from local art, souvenirs, and of course the signature reed baskets. Want to bring something home to remind you of your trip, this is good place to start. Outside the market is two rows of additional stores and restaurants for your pleasure. And about half way... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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890 reviews
162 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 716 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Fun place to stop while youre walking around town to see the local crafts they make. Didn't find anything I'd be interested in but enjoyed it nonetheless.

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Crisfield, Maryland
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106 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I expected more. It is very nice and clean and well organized, but there wasnt anything in that market that interested me. Expensive hand woven baskets, hats, and other misc items. Belts and odd clothing ....

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Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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111 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

So many vendors and goods to choose from , it's hard to see it all. We were there on a Thursday when a cruise ship was in port. Lots of people. A fun outdoor market that is right in the middle of many places to eat. The carriage tours all start and end at the market.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Loved the variety of items. The roof top has a great view! The market is quite busy no matter what time of the year I go.

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Stow, OH
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Fun shopping. You could spend all day wandering in and out of all the various shops. From jewelry to artwork to clothes to Christmas ornaments, you can totally find it all. And some of it is even air-conditioned.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I like the roof top bar good views. Always fun to walk through the markets but beware, it is always busy no matter what time of year

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Love the market such a variety of items craft, new and handmade. Prices vary but great people and the buildings were clean and some air conditioned. A must if your in Charleston.

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Walterboro, South Carolina
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Been to this gigantic incredible City Market on many occasions. Never disappointed. Always great buys, exceptional artisans, wonderful variety!!! Excellent whenever you go but before Christmas it is one stop shopping for the whole family. Located conveniently in the downtown area; close to many of Charleston's better restaurants and entertainment centers, plus right next to the Horse Drawn Carriage tours.... More 

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