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Up-scale contemporary art galleries

You can stroll from gallery to gallery. Pick up a Gallery Guide in your first stop and continue on. There is something for every taste.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Portland, Oregon

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Portland, Oregon
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can stroll from gallery to gallery. Pick up a Gallery Guide in your first stop and continue on. There is something for every taste.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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346 reviews
162 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We unfortunately visited the area on a Monday and most places were closed. We could visit very few galleries only and it did not look as exiting as I thought it would. I generally love modern and contemporary art and I thought there would drawings everywhere but was a bit disappointed. Maybe I was expected too much... But there are... More 

Thank BananaLu
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117 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Chelsea and Chelsea Market are fun places to walk around. Lots of scenic streets, nice shops, and lots of cafes and restaurants.

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Brooklyn, New York
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645 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

We were in Chelsea for the beginning of our chocolate tour. We met right in front of Chelsea Market. The streets are full of cafes and there is plenty of shopping to be done there. It's a nice place to spend the afternoon.

Thank Wanda C
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115 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Chelsea is worth checking out!! It has lots of beautiful streets to wander through. Lots to see and walk around. Loved the cafes, shops, high line and markets. This is THE place I would visit again!

Thank ChapmanSar
Porto Alegre, RS
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Probably one of the best place to stay in manhattan... it has a lot of places to eat/drink... it is a little bit younger than the rest of the island...

1 Thank robenlunardi
Breda, The Netherlands
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23 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Nice area in New York City! It has a lovely indoor market and tourist attractions such as The High Line (a park on a former railway) run there.

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Whitby, Canada
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603 reviews
199 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

I like the eclectic variety of restaurants and clubs that Chelsea has to offer. It does not seem as busy as other places in New York, and I can always find a good meal or an event to see.

Thank FlyAtNIght
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490 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

this place is a very nice place famous with building that has trees on roof , it is in the south if manhatten and you can go through metro or the big bus tour , at night it is very crowded due to bars

Thank Yasserradwan
Austin, Texas
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93 reviews
56 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Chelsea, another must see place in NYC. Fabulous shopping, great restaurants. I love just wandering around and looking at the buildings. Plus you never know when you might see a celebrity, so keep your eyes and your camera ready.

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Home to hundreds of art galleries, beautiful brownstones, and one of New York’s newest and most popular attractions, Chelsea is one of the city’s jewels when it comes to neighborhood life. The contemporary art scene is an integral part of the neighborhood’s identity, with gallery openings almost every night of the week and countless exhibits to explore. As a longtime hub of gay culture in New York City, it’s also a diverse district with a vibrant nightlife scene. The opening of the High Line, an abandoned elevated train track transformed into a world-class pedestrian park, gave this neighborhood new life as a tourist destination. The High Line provides visitors with a tranquil, elevated space with incomparable views, providing an unparalleled way to experience the city.
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