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Carytown

Address: 3166 W Cary St, Richmond, VA
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Ranked #13 of 81 Attractions in Richmond
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Activities: Hiking, Shopping
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Owner description: Section of Richmond that is great for walking, shopping or touring museums and galleries.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

If going to Richmond, it's definitely worth the trip to this area. Something for everyone from casual restaurants to fairly fancy, great stores to browse in, and wonderful people watching. I particularly enjoy Can Can (French, but brasserie style and not stuffy) and the Galaxy Diner (total other end of the spectrum).

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Princeton
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Cary Street is really a gem of a street and a wonderful way to spend an afternoon in Richmond. I love to stroll along with my granddaughter. We like to go to the bookstore, stop for ice cream and then just walk along the street and watch the people having fun. Later we turn on Bedford and head for the... More

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richmond, virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Some of the best food, drink and unique shops anywhere. Visit the Byrd Theatre for a throwback experience. Asheville NC downtown and Carytown in RVA, loads of fun esp on a sunny day

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Fremont
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Forget the chain stores. If you're visiting Richmond, don't miss Cary Street. The stores, antique shops, and restaurants are fantastic. Some of my favorite restaurants are Can Can, Carytown Cupcakes, Carytown teas, Plan 9 Records, the Byrd Theatre, and Chop Suey Books.

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Waldorf, Maryland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Carytown has been transformed into a fun, hip, preppy boutiques along the main street. We enjoyed browsing and picking up local artisan items. Picked up a sock monkey and wine purse. There is a neat wine and cheese place that is great for taking a break from shopping. I really like this place. Something for everyone and a great way... More

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PA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Carytown was a pleasant surprise for us. We liked it so much that we returned the next day. If you like really good tea - don't miss the Carytown Tea shop which is just past the main store area - and tucked behind another building. There's a little something for everyone in Carytown... clothes, music, home furnishings, art, beads, and... More

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Eclectic, culturally diverse, interesting, unlike a shopping mall. You can find some real treasures in the shops at Carytown. It is a fun place to visit and there is plenty of wonderful restuarants. They have some special events like Watermelon Festival, Restuarant week and Christmas on Cary. I always enjoy going there!!

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Cary, NC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Great place to walk, shop and eat. Lots of consignment shops with great finds. People very friendly.

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Kilmarnock, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

we walked up and down the roads all morning stopping in various shops. Shoes, kitchen wear, toys, you know, the usual stuff. we had a blast and we ate at the Mellow Mushroom. Very very good wings and pizza. Def recommend that place!!

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Crystal Lake
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A great part of Richmond with restaurants, shops, people watching, etc. Also near the museum district.

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