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Address: River Street, Between Abercorn and Barnard Streets, Savannah, GA
Activities: Shopping
Description: This nine-block pedestrian plaza is located on the former grounds of the...
This nine-block pedestrian plaza is located on the former grounds of the city's cotton exchange.
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Nice evening on the Riverfront

Walked around down on the Riverfront before dinner. Bought a few gifts in the shops. Enjoyed listening to music and people watching. Watched a huge cargo ship come into port.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Walked around down on the Riverfront before dinner. Bought a few gifts in the shops. Enjoyed listening to music and people watching. Watched a huge cargo ship come into port.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This place had it all. We fixed all of our buzzes right here. We had our romantic stroll along the waterfront, got a bit of history along the way (war memorial and waving girl statue), we stopped at the shops and market, and even though we were not hungry, we surely were not in short supply of nice places to... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

There was always something to catch your attention, whether it was the beautiful river with the bridge, the ships, statue of the waving girl, sidewalks made of rocks, shells and uneven stairs. Even the people you encounter are a sight, with so many skilled artists in painting, weaving baskets or making flowers out of palm leaves. Also a lot of... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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76 reviews 76 reviews
24 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We visited Savannah during the "off season" in December, but everything was open and there were lots of people along the riverfront and plaza. We had to step off the sidewalk often to make our way as they are narrow and crowed in places. This was not a hardship though as most of the traffic is streetcars, trolleys, etc. There... More 

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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189 reviews 189 reviews
77 attraction reviews
2,687 helpful votes 2,687 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The riverfront parks in cities closer to me have nothing on Savannah's! Loved all the statues and monuments. And the historic/informative signs that told about the river, the street, the buildings, etc. Plenty of places to sit and relax. Even a couple of spots for kids to play. Absolutely a ton of "Kodak Moment" spots. More parking would be nice,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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311 reviews 311 reviews
194 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The walk along the river is beautiful at night, sadly we were only here one night and had no time to enjoy the area during the day. However at night it is really full of life with tourists and locals mingling to enjoy the fresh evening air. There are plenty of eateries and bars to keep you busy, and many... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I love walking through the riverfront. At night you'll hear musicians playing. Every time we visit its a new experience. It's really nice through the week and during the off season when the crowds are down. Great place to sit on the river and people watch. Plenty to eat and drink at local places. I don't suggest driving down to... More 

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Ferndale, Washington
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100 reviews 100 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Lots of shops of all sorts, eating places, from soda/drinks, candy stores, baked goods, chowders, to sit-down restaurants, great view of the river. One can see big container vessels and other ships, boats in the river. One can sign up for river tours with and without dinner. The weather was nice when we were there in the afternoon, so we... More 

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New York City, New York
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662 reviews 662 reviews
239 attraction reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Although there are a myriad of tourist "junk shops" this historic area affords visitors a chance to see fabulous architecture, some amazing antique shops and a couple of excellent eating places. This is not a glamorous place that rivals Paris or London but a part of American history that we should all be proud of. I would not recommend this... More 

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93 reviews 93 reviews
27 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Came into town one night passing through to Charleston. Had a great time walking around and a great dinner. So many people on a Saturday evening in September. Great to see the area doing so well. Lots of bars and beat shops and so much history in this great town!

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