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Address: 3166 W Cary St, Richmond, VA
Activities: Hiking, Shopping
Description: Section of Richmond that is great for walking, shopping or touring museums...
Section of Richmond that is great for walking, shopping or touring museums and galleries.
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A very hip part of Richmond

Carytown has everything you need! Shops,restaurants parks and galleries. A lovely part of this city!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
GinaMDF
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Rockport, Massachusetts
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South of Boston
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

My daughter and I enjoyed our breakfast out, but in February, there was not much in the form of "street events"/festivals in Carytown. We found the stores to be very expensive, and way out of our league. We were not very impressed.

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Rockport, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Carytown has everything you need! Shops,restaurants parks and galleries. A lovely part of this city!

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Richmond, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

If you like quaint old shops and good food it's definitely worth a look. If you like to people watch, I can't think of anyplace better.

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168 reviews 168 reviews
41 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Lots of shopping, nothing terribly unique, I did like the olive oil and spice store. Some restaurants are pretty good and some are so-so

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

When visiting Richmond Virginia you need to go to Carytown. There is all kinds of shops and restaurants in this old area of Richmond. You can find just about anything that you are shopping for.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Carytown is a fairly long street of small shops and restaurants. Unlike Georgetown and many other urban shopping streets, it is still fairly untouched by the blight of national chains. You will find an entertaining selection of stores, including a very fun little toy store that my daughter loved. Well worth an afternoon of exploring.

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Richmond, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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 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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