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Address: River Street, Between Abercorn and Barnard Streets, Savannah, GA
Phone Number: 9123084113
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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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Great place to walk and watch the ships

Great place to go and watch the cargo ships as they go by. Nice stroll along the river and plenty of places to eat and pop into. Festivals are always happening down at the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Gainesville, Virginia

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Gainesville, Virginia
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Great place to go and watch the cargo ships as they go by. Nice stroll along the river and plenty of places to eat and pop into. Festivals are always happening down at the riverfront. The downfall is getting down to the river itself. However, instead of trying to walk down the steep cobblestone streets, go to the hotels along... More 

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Loved it. Loved it. Loved it! Resturantes, shops, vendors, history, architecture, river, ferry, music, benches to sit and watch the ships come and go.

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Lake Wales, FL
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

There are plenty of shops to keep you busy here. The Savannah Candy Kitchen got most of my attention(and money.) We went at night, rode the free "Ferry" across the river and back. Then had dinner and spent a few hours browsing through the tourist items. The buildings themselves are worth seeing this area.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Beautiful river walk! Filled with shops & delicious restaurants & river views ~ don't miss it when visiting Savannah!

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Savannah, Georgia
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

as stated in an earlier review there are rosemakers everywhere but as someone who has lived there and worked there and toured around the city and is knowledgable about the city I recommend you take a look at who is making the roses ...in all honesty if you are going to buy roses from someone on the river I recommend... More 

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New Philadelphia, Ohio
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Most cities I have been to, extra care is taken to keep any waterfront area clean and respectable. Not so in Savannah, sadly. All you will find in Riverfront Plaza is cheap wares stores (as a tourist, I'm supposed to want this garbage?) and loud, cheap bars ($2 shots advertised loudly out front- wahoo). As I am no longer 21... More 

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Hartsville, South Carolina
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34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Riverfront Plaza in Savannah Georgia is a great place to walk around and look at the shops, check out the pubs and restaurants.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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133 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Let me be clear, the Riverfront is NOT a bad place to be. I'm referring to the historical buildings that house all of restaurants, bars, gift shops, chocolate shops, etc., etc. It is extremely Kid Friendly, with all kinds of things to keep their interest. One of the first things you'll notice, as you drive down the "ramp" to River... More 

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RHODE ISLAND
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

anything on River St. is worth a visit. I love River st. and the stores and small cafe style places on the street. you will love seeing the stores and watching the candy stores making candy and then you can buy some for yourself to eat. this is a very historic street in the history of this great town. My... More 

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Mountaintop, PA
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Tourist trap, all the junk shops , junk from China , panhandlers, and bums you would never like to see, if you like that kind of thing go for it, WWII memorial ship traffic, and restaurants .

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