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A popular tourist destination composed of 200-year old brick market buildings with shops and restaurants.
As featured in 3 Days in Charleston
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188 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3155
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+1 843-937-0920
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Reviewed today via mobile

We wandered through our first afternoon in town. There are so many vendors, we wished we had more time. It is nice that is completely covered in case of bad weather, but yet still has open air windows.

Thank Renae S
Reviewed today

Since I was staying at a motel across the street, it was a nice way to get out and walk around (after a long day of driving) The shops I saw all offered things you could find just about anywhere else. I didn't see a...More

Thank Baba L
Reviewed today via mobile

Fantastic place to go for authentic downtown charleston. Everyone should visit the market. You won't regret it, its free to look.

Thank Shawn M
Reviewed today

Expected a market with lots of produce and flowers and a section for fish, etc. But got a bunch of souvenir shops. Very crowded and even some panhandlers. My least favorite part of our visit to Charleston.

Thank cuddly44
Reviewed yesterday

Outdoor, covered market with local goods, art, and crafts for sale. I thought the prices were a bit pricey. I enjoyed the Charleston farmers market better that was on Saturday morning. Note that street parking is hard to find in Charleston. Good place to visit...More

Thank Courtney K
Reviewed yesterday

Came for a few hours. Lots of well-made craft items and the gorgeous sweetgrass handmade baskets. Nice jewelry as well. Can easily spend 2-3 hours here. Nice artwork as well. Nearby on King Street are lots of stores as well. You should visit here while...More

Thank Susiewoozie12
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Can’t imagine visiting the city and not making a stop here. Lots of history, great vendors displaying art, jewelry and souvenirs. Grab a coffee or treat and just wander the market.

Thank Deborah I
Reviewed 3 days ago

A bustling place located in the heart of Charleston city. Walked from one of the end of the market to the other, crossing several streets in between. A variety of things can be found here from souvenirs to food and drinks. Both adults and kids...More

Thank magendran d
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful vendors, great pricing, awesome selection of items available. I love the historical building along with the bathrooms it is a must visit if in historical Charleston. The wares are very unique along with your typical fare that would be available in a city market.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Most of the market is open air and vendors set up each day. There are a variety of goods and there is something for just about everyone! Food, jewelry, clothes, toys, and many artistic booths to name a few. One part of the market in...More

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I have been there several times and have never seen a wheelchair rental available. I did bring my mother here on her rollator and she had no problem getting around.
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