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Bluff View Art District

412 E 2nd St, Chattanooga, TN 37403
423 265 5033
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Ranked #12 of 78 attractions in Chattanooga
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods
Activities: Dining, Leisure education, City walk sightseeing
Description: Neighborhood lined with small shops, galleries and two museums.
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

The area has a sculpture park you can walk to, great little shops for coffee, artisan breads and shopping. It also has one of the bike rental racks nearby if you want to ride around and take in the buildings and vibe of the area. Great for a leisurely stroll on Sunday afternoon with a coffee or pastry in hand

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Lilburn, GA
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

The Bluff View Art District is a testimony to the importance of art in our lives. The District combines works of art, beautiful buildings and nature to provide a level of serenity and contentment hard to achieve in our busy lives. We've visited several times from the Atlanta area, and I never tire of it. The works of art are... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This is the first place that I tell travelers that must try. Hard to explain the ambiance, but it's like a visit to a European village. Coffee shop, restaurants, B&B Inns, reminiscent of boutique hotels, an artisan bakery, sculpture garden, art gallery and bocce ball court. The family who owns this lovely place, revitalized a declining area and created a... More

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Wrangell, Alaska
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The area is scenic and very interesting but I have to give this an average rating because it is not wheelchair friendly. It is impossible to access most of the eateries and small galleries/shops in this area.

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Birmingham, Alabama
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

First of, my partner and I love Chattanooga. We don't visit there that often, but when we do and the weather is nice and cool, we loved to visit this spot. It has a fabulous art shown room filled with great paintings, sculptures, ceramic and jewelry pieces by local and outside artist. One can always stop by Rembrandt's for a... More

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Canton, Georgia
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My husband and I love to visit this part of the city of Chattanooga, for its beauty, views of the Tennessee River, walking paths, art galleries, and a few very wonderful dining establishments. There is a bakery that provides some incredibly delicious offerings to the local eateries. Yum! Don't forget to visit Rembrant's Coffee House there!

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Waverly, TN
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This art district is very unique. I felt like I was in Italy because of the views of the river, the buildings, the artwork and everything else. We didn't get to spend much time here but what time we did, it was worth stopping and getting out and looking at the unique artwork.

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Marstons Mills, Massachusetts
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We had dinner at the Back Inn Cafe and it was a very pretty location and the food was terrific. Here was nothing not to like here.

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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We strolled through the art district after visiting the Hunter Museum. It is a small area, but nicely landscaped with several sculptures laced throughout, as well as a small but well-manicured sculpture garden. There are a few restaurants, an artisan bakery, a bed & breakfast, and an art gallery here as well to enjoy.

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Whether you're an art buff or not, it's worth a walk to the Bluff View Art District. The buildings are so neat and there are some great restaurants and shops there. If you're in Chattanooga with some time to kill, go for a walk there.

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