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Savannah Historic District

Address: Savannah River, E. Broad St., Gwinnett St., and Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Savannah, GA 31401 (Yamacraw Village)
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Civil War Walking Tour of Savannah
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Ranked #1 of 199 things to do in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic walking areas, Neighborhoods, Other, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Group tours/bus tour
Owner description: Savannah's picturesque historic district brings the traditional...
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Type: Historic walking areas, Neighborhoods, Other, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Group tours/bus tour
Owner description: Savannah's picturesque historic district brings the traditional southern atmosphere to life.
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Gilford, NH
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47 reviews 47 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Great architecture, beautiful parks, well designed with much charm and history. Great to just stroll and look.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We walked around Savannah and enjoyed discovering new things. We didn't fancy the carriage ride or the trolley bus and it was easy enough to walk from square to square taking in the sights.

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Ottawa, Canada
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340 helpful votes 340 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

The historic district contains more than twenty city squares filled with museums, churches, mansions, monuments and famous forts of the Revolutionary & Civil War eras. One of the best ways is to take a horse and carriage ride around town. Simply beautiful. A tour will provide you with information on the many historic mansions.

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Southport, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Awesome city, have to come back couldn't see it all in one weekend. The river front is beautiful and plenty to do. The architecture is can't miss and the locals are friendly

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Charlemont, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Beautifully restored historic buildings; lush well established squares with monuments and fountains; and delicious foods.

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LEO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Savannah and the historic district are a wonderful way to spend the day walking this beautiful area. The city maps are well marked and easy to follow. We took one of the trolley tours the first day and heard the stories and marked the sites we wanted to visit on our maps The next day we spent the day leisurely... More 

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Wheaton, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

The historic district is fairly compact and you could do it all on foot. Almost every square is really intesting. We used the Savannah touring company shuttle bus with the on/off privaleges. The cost was $28.00 per person but it was well worth it. The guides explained the sights and attractions of almost every square and sights at other locations.... More 

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Blairsville, Georgia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Very similar to New Orleans French Quarter. Lots of little shops and you can get tours if you want them. You can easily walk to anywhere you want but finding a parking space is a bear. Definitely try to come, especially if you are into antiquing as it seems to be a paradise for that! Wish I could have walked... More 

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Morristown, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Love everything in historical Savannah! Everything! It is beautiful, romantic, artistic, and fun. We walked everywhere. The squares of the city allow leisurely walks with many interesting stops.

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We discovered Savannah's history is well preserved through its beautiful parks, historical plaques, statues and renovated homes. There is so much to see and do, we wished we had at least three or four full days to explore its parks, museums and restaurants. My party of four stayed in the Historic District on East Bay Street and liked being close... More 

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