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Marion Square

Charleston, SC (Downtown)
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Ranked #28 of 106 Attractions in Charleston
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Nightlife, Dining
Description: A section of Charleston where hotels, restaurants and nightlife are found.
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Saturdays it's full of families, tourists, strollers. Lots of music and prepared food as well as local produce and crafts. Look for the okra pickles--they're amazing!

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Toronto, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
35 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Any other day its just a park with grass, statue and fountain at the corner of a busy downtown neighbourhood but on Saturday they have a variety of vendors set up with local grown produce, food that was interesting and with modern twists mainly for the health minded folks who want great tasting food. There was music and break dancers,... More

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Hampton, South Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Every Saturday I want to be at Marion Square. Everything from food to music can be found there. Kids and grownups love it, you can shop and eat and just sit and watch people!

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Milwaukee, WI
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Nice fountain on the SW corner of the park. Take a history tour and they will tell you all about the public hangings that took place in Marion Square back in the day. Otherwise, it's a park. A couple homeless people laying around, but nothing fancy.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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120 reviews 120 reviews
73 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This was fun and has a great atmosphere. Mostly locals and families., but it was great for people watching and a relief from architecture and touristy stuff. especially, if you have children.

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Some lovely artwork in pop up tents ... At night, drunks at the fountain. though a police care was in the park, it's a shame.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The annual outdoor 'Juried art exhibition' is always interesting if only to try to show you how out of step you are! Every ribbon was awarded to an 'arty' piece with the exception of the Mayor's Choice which was a charcoal REAL work of art. We bought a photo print from Steven Hyatt who had been featured in a photo... More

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Montrose, New York
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75 reviews 75 reviews
24 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

This is a beautifully charming small but great park to walk through. It is centrally located to all in downtown Charleston and has well maintained grassy areas, fountains, and statues. Great to spot to enjoy a relaxing afternoon, taste & purchase local foods, treats & unique items from the many local artisians that are frequently set up in the park.

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
29 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The square is located downtown and gives a place to relax and stop to enjoy the scenery. There are some churches and hotels along with several restaurants nearby.

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This affords you a great opportunity to try local foods and buy locally from farmers, chefs, and artists. Get there early to score the best deals and to get a seat to have a meal (BBQ, Greek, Vietnamese, Crepes).....

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