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Carytown

Address: 3166 W Cary St, Richmond, VA
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Ranked #11 of 159 things to do in Richmond
Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Hiking, Shopping
Owner description: Section of Richmond that is great for walking, shopping or touring museums and galleries.
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Hiking, Shopping
Owner description: Section of Richmond that is great for walking, shopping or touring museums and galleries.

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Richmond, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 NEW

Visiting Cary town has a varies restaurants, and interesting places to shop. These are mostly individually own shops. However, well respected and popular places. A must visit.

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Greatest place in Richmond for strolling, shopping and eating.....it's an amazing group of shops in a small area and very easy to walk the street. World of Mirth(toys), For the Love of Chocolate(need I say more), Bygones(vintage clothing), Alter Natives and Ten Thousand Villages(all kinds of things from other countries).....this area is a MUST if you're in Richmond!

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Chesterfied
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The five or six blocks which make up Carytown are a great eclectic combination of anything urban and artsy. Great food, old time theater, retail outlets and more. Nothing better on a warm Summer day than to walk between shops and be entertained by everything you see on the streets. Grab a sidewalk table while you can. Best time ever... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I spend a lot of time in Carytown. It's full of lovely old houses,unique restaurants and shops. The atmosphere is friendly. It's a great mix of old and new.

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Richmond, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Love all the shops, restaurants and vendors. Can always find unique gifts. A great place to spend a lazy day shopping and eating.

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Manassas, Virginia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Carytown is essentially one long street - filled with shops and restaurants and an unusual amount of pet-related services (vets, groomers!) The shops & restaurants are (for the most part) very small so they can feel crowded. Restaurants tend to have a long wait and on a cold day that can feel brutal. Traffic gets tight and tempers get testy... More 

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Richmond
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A unique 1929 movie palace with movies for $1.99 under an exquisite chandelier (Friday and Saturday nights have a special show - an original Wurlitzer organ and oraniist rises from the floor to dazzle the audience pre-show with lights and tunes, no extra cost!!) In Carytown you'll find excellent thrift and vintage stores with upscale merchandise, restaurants of all cuisines... More 

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Richmond
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great place to shop, eat, be entertained or just walk around. Great boutiques and specialty shops. Really good restaurants of all varieties!

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Carytown is a unique shopping district on Cary Street in Richmond Virginia. There is a menagerie of shops ranging from Antiques(Sheppard Street),Decorating (Decor) Pet stores & Vets(PJPetts, Cary Street Emergency Vet), Hair Salons galore (Karina's) upscale shops( Roan, Phoenix, Glassboat), a variety of Consignment shops (Hall Tree, Clementine,Ashby, Bygones Second Act...)Tons of restaurants (Burger Bach, Amici, Can Can, C Street,... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a very unique section of Richmond to explore. It has some neat shops, a very good baker, and very good restaurants. They also have several festivals throughout the year that are fun to attend. If you are looking for some cool costumes at Halloween for adults and kids also they have a wonderful shop for that. Take a... More 

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