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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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Funky collection of speciality stores

A fun diversion, this district dances to it's own drummer. The gorgeous BYRD theatre is a huge drawcard. My favourite store was Luxor Antiques which has anything and everything... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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847 reviews 847 reviews
425 attraction reviews
353 helpful votes 353 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

A fun diversion, this district dances to it's own drummer. The gorgeous BYRD theatre is a huge drawcard. My favourite store was Luxor Antiques which has anything and everything you could image from the past. I could have happily spent hours in there just browsing and reminiscing. Chop Suey book store and Mongrel were also great finds.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Carytown is a fun little area chock full of cute little shops and great eateries. We had a fun afternoon strolling the street, shopping and eating. Don't miss Bev's ice cream shop and Can Can. Give yourself at least 2 hours so you don't miss anything!

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Pennsilvania
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139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Visited on a Saturday around 1 p.m.and this place was full of people. Stopped for lunch, a bit difficult finding a place to park. After lunch drove around Main St. People everywhere. all parking spots were taken on Main St. Saw many shops and restaurants. I will not return.

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Chester, Virginia
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27 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Lots of eclectic shops and eateries, funky little neighborhood, fun to walk around and window shop. Parking is not great, best to arrive early. Especially enjoy Dixie Donuts and Greek on Cary.

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Columbus
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

My two girlfriends and I visited Carytown last spring and just returned from our second visit. You will find interesting shopping and terrific dining options all along Cary Street. The shops' staffs were helpful with their goods and could offer suggestions for other shops. The Daily Restaurant was excellent - it was our second time there. I wish I lived... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We went with a small group and went through many of the shops and eateries of Carytown. Very eclectic and full of vibrant street sellers and young people. Stopped several times at different bars and pubs for their local fare. Great Afternoon

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Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Carytown has grown from a small shopping center, to the place to be on a Friday or Saturday night! The town offers great food, shopping, and fun for the whole family.

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Columbia, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Busy area once you find a parking spot behind businesses walk from there. Lots of different shops selling speciality items, several restaurants good place to visit will go back again

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Cary street trumps the SD Gaslamp Quarter hands down! I've been here several times during my two week stay in Richmond, and the place is just amazing. A walk around the streets is fun and entertaining, with all the cool hipsters around. The restaurants are very good too. I've eaten at a couple here, and both experiences were great. A... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This whole district is hopping especially on the weekends. But the best place there is the Carytown Cupcake shop. Yeah, I know you've OD'ed on cupcakes already. But those were fad. These are classic and delicious. The cake is firm. The icing is enough, but not too much. Recommend the Carrot Cake and the Almond Joy. Get a coffee and... More 

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