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“Touristy and not what I expected -- can be missed.” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Riverfront Plaza

Riverfront Plaza
River Street, Between Abercorn and Barnard Streets, Savannah, GA
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Ranked #53 of 100 Attractions in Savannah
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Shopping
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Owner description: This nine-block pedestrian plaza is located on the former grounds of the city's cotton exchange.
Saint Robert, MO
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Touristy and not what I expected -- can be missed.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

It was a nice place to walk along the river, but overall the rest was a tourist trap. The stores and restaurants are very different from what you'll find in the rest of the historic district. Not recommended unless you're looking for some trinkets.

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Collinsville, Virginia
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“Riverfront”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

Great shops and lots of things to see. Love the cobblestone roads and the many different local talents! Only issue was that we had a person in a wheelchair and the area is got really wheelchair accessible.....but still had a great time.

Visited October 2012
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Savannah, Georgia
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“Tourist Trap”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Crap stores, crap restaurants, everything overpriced. Don't bother! The riverwalk with all the signs to read about the history is the only reason worth going down on River St. and the Savannah Candy Kitchen.

Visited September 2012
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“Watch out for the Cobblestones”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Original warehouse district of Savannah now a tourist attraction. Lots of shops to spend your money. Best part is just sitting in one of the river side parks and watching the ships and the people.

Visited July 2012
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
“A Different Place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

8-9 August 2012. This was such an excellent place to visit that I will definitely go back. There are many restaurants, little shops of all types, plenty of sites to visit and take pictures of. Many of tours you can take of historical sites. We did the “Old Town Trolley’s Ghosts & Gravestones” tour and Chris the tour guide was excellent. His personality was the greatest and he is very informative. I’m a former Girl Scout and saw the home establishment for the Girl Scout. There is so much to see that we did not get a chance to see a lot. We had friends we visited one of our two days there. Definitely will go back because I felt I was in a different country and I will have to restock back up on my candy. Smile! My teens (18 & 19) enjoyed their selves.

Visited August 2012
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