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Historic Downtown Mall

Charlottesville, VA 22902
434 295 9073
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Izmir Turkey
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72 reviews 72 reviews
19 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Shopping, lunch, coffee and a movie here. Very nice shaded venue with some great shops. Something for everyone and nice folks.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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365 reviews 365 reviews
196 attraction reviews
809 helpful votes 809 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Ok so here is one historic town center that is- almost restored? Pedestrian-only mall is a great idea but the absence of quality stores ( except for one) made this a yawner. Foot traffic was sparse. Likewise the absence of street shows/ acts to attract crowds was disappointing ( at least during our visit).

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Kendall Park, New Jersey
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67 reviews 67 reviews
11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We were in town for a wedding and someone suggested that we go to the pedestrian mall for dinner. While it was Sunday evening, and many shops were closed, we had a nice dinner at Citizen Burger Bar (you can read my review on TripAdvisor) and window-shopped. We drove around the area a lot but ended up coming back to... More

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VA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Lots of people rave about how quaint and beautiful Historic Charlottesville is and that it's a must see. Don't believe the hype. Overpriced coffee shops and burger joints don't qualify as quaint. Locals are rides and pretentious. Not impressed.

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Virginia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Went to Pavilion to see a show. The Pavilion is located at the end of the downtown mall. Great location with restaurants everywhere. Staff at the Pavilion were great and show was awesome

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Madison, Mississippi
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58 reviews 58 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Shopping, restaurants and entertainment all in one place. This is a great place to visit for all ages. While this is located close to the UVA campus, there is a sophistication about it that is usually missing when you are around a college area. Very well done.

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Lexington, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Be warned about going to the mall on a Sunday--there is an odd man who walks back and forth clapping as loud as he can. It can spoil your experience of eating outside. Local workers told me he is there every Sunday and lives at the homeless shelter nearby. It spooked me!

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Baltimore
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

After a full day of touring Monticello we walked around the outdoor mall. It was a beautiful spring night and several street musicians were playing. After cruising for a place to eat we decided on Italian and ate al fresco at Sal's Cafee Italia. Eating in the open air center of the mall was just like eating on the street... More

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vb
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

after a long day driving and touring Monticello, we caught awesome free music at the Ntelos Pavillion. Then we strolled the pedestrian mall. Fun shops - antiques, quirky things. This was a Friday night, would have been nice if shops were open a bit later (most closed at 8 pm. Some at 9pm). There are many restaurants and bars still... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Except for Dave Matthews' fans, who can have a beer at Miller's, the tavern where Dave was a bartender and where de met LeRoi and Carter Beauford to form the band.

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