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Chelsea

New York City, NY (Chelsea)
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Ranked #139 of 864 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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Darwin, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

Visited the markets on a Sunday... well I can honestly say I won’t rush back. Shops over priced, no seating, everyone crowded into one walkway... Not an enjoyable day. It’s all good to be able to get something to eat / Drink, but what's the use if you can’t find a seat to sit at and enjoy your food.

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Cape May, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

a great addition to a NYC visit...Chelsea Market on 75 9th Ave is full of indoor food halls and shopping.. Also The High Line is a 1.45-mile-long New York City linear Free, public park on Manhattan’s West Side, built 30 feet above street level on an old rail line, with river & city views. It runs from Gansevoort Street in... More

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Tucuman
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214 reviews 214 reviews
139 attraction reviews
234 helpful votes 234 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

A popular dining and nightlife area, the center of gay social life in Manhattan or so they say, High Line Park (built on a railway 30 ft above Manhattan), the Rubin Museum of Art (Himalayan Art), B&H (the biggest, most complete and best camera and photography equipment store I have seen in the world!!!), Chelsea International Hostel (the biggest in... More

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Los Angeles, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

So many restaurants, shopping, Chelsea market. The places to visit are endless. So much to do in this area! It's near the famous meat packing district, the Highline, and the village. A must see!

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Belgrade, Serbia
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333 reviews 333 reviews
300 attraction reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Going down toward the south from the Hell's Kitchen, we (my wife and I ) found ourselves in the Chelsea, very nice and pleasant region of New York. Between 14th street to the south and 30th street to the north and between the Hudson River and West Street to the west and Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Avenue) and Seventh... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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158 reviews 158 reviews
63 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Chelsea is a fun neighborhood to visit when you are in the city. If you have a pretty day and like to walk you can visit galleries (last I heard there are 300) till you are cross eyed then enjoy one of the fabulous coffee shops or have a beer or glass of wine. Walking the HiLine is a must.... More

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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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358 reviews 358 reviews
301 attraction reviews
379 helpful votes 379 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

It seemed to me as a neighborhoud that undergoes improvement in many ways. Lots of restaurants and things to do. Great night life.

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Maine
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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

On a sunny Spring day we found ourselves in Chelsea area. We toured some art galleries, which are not typical storefront displays, but hidden away in warehouses. We walked along the relatively new park along the old elevated rail line. This is probably a great garden treat to local inhabitants, but coming from Maine it's not exactly the great outdoors.... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

Amazing market! Some lovely shops in the. Great choice of food. Some great picture opportunities too. Definitely visit again soon

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Lake in the Hills, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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