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Carytown

3166 W Cary St, Richmond, VA
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Ranked #16 of 102 attractions in Richmond
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Hiking, Shopping
Description: Section of Richmond that is great for walking, shopping or touring museums and galleries.
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New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

There are plenty of restaurants, bars and shopping here. I was shocked at all the tattoo parlors. Parking was easy during the day and a bit challenging at night. Overall my favorite place to go while I was in Richmond.

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Richmond Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Carytown is my favorite shopping and eating place on the entire East Coast. It is completely fun and whacky. It has all walks of life and any kind of restaurant that you might want. Great fast food both franchise and places like Doner Kebab but Thai, Indian, Mexican, Pizza houses. The shopping is mainly nonfranchise. Park you car and walk... More

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McClellanville, South Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We really had fun here during our recent visit to Richmond. There are so many cool shops and restaurants. Many of the restaurants had outdoor seating. We enjoyed stopping off for a beer and some people watching too.

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The area is full of small stores and places to eat. I was looking for a frozen yogurt and found not one but two, right next to each other.

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Key West, Florida
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86 reviews 86 reviews
17 attraction reviews
929 helpful votes 929 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Richmond can be a little disjointed with no one area standing out as the center of it all. Carry town is a little touristy but well worth a visit.

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Eden, North Carolina, United States
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63 reviews 63 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We visited this area twice in two days. Walking from shop to shop was delightful the first day. Shop owners were personable, informative, and glad to share stories of their businesses. The next day, we went back for the "Watermelon Festival." The street was blocked off and vendors filled the streets and sidewalks. We did not enjoy this event nearly... More

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Liked the variety and authenticity as well as a range of prices. There were many ethnic restaurants, some of which I was pleasantly surprised to find in Richmond.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is such a neat little street to visit when you come to Richmond. It is a must do. There are wonderful and unusual shops to browse as well as some of the best restaurants in the city. Take a day to wander down the street and enjoy!

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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191 reviews 191 reviews
50 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is a great street to stroll along. The street is lined with restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops, and an eclectic array of shops. The area has a bohemian feel to it. It’s a pleasant way to spend an afternoon. There is parking on the street, but there is also a free parking lot just off the street. Truly a part... More

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Florida
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152 reviews 152 reviews
10 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Carytown is an interesting place to visit if you have some time, but I was not overly impressed. There are a number of clothing shops and consignment clothing shops that were interesting, but the merchandise was not my style. There is an assortment of restaurants. A few tattoo shops. I can see how some folks might enjoy strolling here, but... More

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