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New York City, NY (Chelsea)
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Ranked #105 of 830 attractions in New York City
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Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: Arts and crafts, City walk sightseeing
Description: Trendy New York City neighborhood, especially popular with the gay community.
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Lake in the Hills, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I walked from the port authority all the way to the WTC site one afternoon. It took me through Chelsea. What a wonderful area. Friendly people, small parks, nice dogs (and their owners). Much preferred over taking a cab.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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114 reviews 114 reviews
51 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This neighborhood is amazing. The Market is lively and beautiful. Delicious foods, clothing retailers, kitchen supplies, plants, coffees--this market has it all and more. No matter the weather!

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New York City, New York
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306 reviews 306 reviews
94 attraction reviews
757 helpful votes 757 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

This is where you see the art world of today. The galleries are plentiful. Get the Gallery Guide and see where the type of art you enjoy is being shown. Then look for the unusual and see it also. There are many restaurants nearby. If you have time check out Chelsea Pier.

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Toronto, Canada
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285 reviews 285 reviews
78 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Even though the Chelsea Hotel is no longer in operation, no visit to NYC is incomplete without spending time in Chelsea. I've stayed at the Chelsea numerous times...what a place it was...associated with Patti Smith, Robert Mapplethorpe, Bob Dylan, Sid and Nancy, etc. There are so many fine restaurants, clubs and art galleries.

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Hebron, lsrael
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104 reviews 104 reviews
104 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Chelsea is the section of Manhattan that is above 14th Street, below about 28th Street, & west of 6th Avenue (Avenue of the Americas) - New York's neighborhoods are not official, so the boundaries are not precise. This is considered the lowest part of western Midtown, but here are no real skyscrapers. It is well worth strolling here; & as... More

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Washington, NJ
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97 reviews 97 reviews
30 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Where else in New York can you find amazing baked goods (and I mean truly worth the calories), Bahn Mi sandwiches, fresh cooked lobster, Thai food, crepes, Asian fusion (Buddakan), an oyster bar, book store, clothing shops, high quality local meats, a vegetable/fruit market, an herb/spice seller that reminds me of a stall in a turkish souk, Gelato, fantastic soups... More

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Leuven, Belgium
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

it is like being transported to another world: delight to the senses - beautiful attractions, wafting smell of herbs, teas, healthy sandwiches..many more!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

The ONLY reason to visit this section of town is because Donut Planet. Deliciousness that is unparallel. The Market is fine but over priced.

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Rochester, New York
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932 reviews 932 reviews
261 attraction reviews
246 helpful votes 246 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Chelsea Market was a fun place to browse, and I could see this being even more so on a rainy day. I enjoyed the wonderful mix of boutique shops, bakeries, and restaurants. We shopped through a lot of these stores, finding fun stuff to purchase in many of them. Also, the Halloween spirit had infused many of the stores with... More

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Birmingham UK
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144 reviews 144 reviews
110 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Upmarket neighbourhood just north of Greenwich. Has the iconic Flatiron building to the east on Broadway and the High Line towards the west.

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