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“Continually growing and improving!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of River Arts District

River Arts District
Asheville, NC
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Ranked #21 of 83 attractions in Asheville
Type: Art Galleries, Neighborhoods
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Lake Charles, LA
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117 reviews 117 reviews
27 attraction reviews
Reviews in 47 cities Reviews in 47 cities
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
“Continually growing and improving!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Love, love this area and the artisans who grace it with their unbelievable talent. You will not see finer or more unique items anywhere. From the handmade and dyed fabric, to the incredibel pottery and porcelain china imprinted with Belgian lace-what a feast for the eyes and now with the Junction, the White Duck Taco Shop and 12 Bones- a feast for your belly as well! Go here!

Visited October 2013
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Up close and personal!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

This area is fantastic!! Spent an entire afternoon walking in and out of the studios, learning about the different mediums and fantastic conversations with the artists plying their craft.

Be sure to pick up a guide that gives a breakdown of the artists at the different venues, as they are spread out! And the guide also gives the hours that the studios are open, as they are not typical store hours.

Many offer classes, open to the public. I'm looking forward to coming back to try some!!

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Guatemala
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Great place for all kinds of local art.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

I've been here several times and can spend hours wandering around the buildings, talking to the artists and hands on display of all kinds of art. I always find something to love and purchase.

Visited May 2013
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San Diego, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“River Arts District”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

The River Arts District is a fun place to wander in and out of studios where you can see artists at work. Do not miss the White Duck Taco place for lunch! Also heard good things about The Wedge Brewery and 12 bones. Nice place to spend a couple hours and have lunch.

Visited October 2013
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 attraction reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Enlightening”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Went to the Jonas Gerard gallery. Truly a gifted artist -- the prices for his work represent that and were too steep for us.

Visited October 2013
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