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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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Although I grew up in Charleston, I always stop at the Charleston City Market. There are 3 complete areas with artisans that sell anything from grass baskets, art, Charleston souvenirs and so much more. It brings back memories that I love and I can always...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

We headed to the 1841 historic market complex which consisted of three restored open air sheds and a Great Hall. Glad they were all undercover as it was raining on our visit and we were able to stay protected from the rain for about 4...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Brissy2
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A really great place to shop and get fun things for anyone you know with a variety of goods at different prices points. All while supporting local entrepreneurs.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank stephanyeaguayo
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We always walk through the market and shop when we’re in Charleston. It’s fun to browse through all the unique crafts and food items.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank brittsh1
Reviewed yesterday

A good stop for purchasing craft items and other souvenirs. The market extends for four blocks, beginning with the section under the Museum of the Confederacy. The building housing it all is also historically interesting, design based on an ancient Roman temple. In addition to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Frank C
Reviewed yesterday

Don’t miss this market. Great spot to talk to local vendors who are passionate about their craft. Bring quarters for the parking meters, although the bar gave us a few dollars worth even thigh we didn’t eat there.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jonil494
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was one of my favorite markets to visit. There were many unique items being sold. I was able to purchase several things that I felt were at a decent price. I look forward to returning.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jamie F
Reviewed yesterday

The Market has many different booths of interesting items. You can buy souveniers and clothes and food and quaint gifts. Fun visit if your out for a walk.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marilyn S
Reviewed yesterday

Opened everyday, various vendors and artists fill the spaces with original merchandise. Everything under the sun can be found here.Great for local resourced items from baskets to jewlery and photos to art.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sls8806
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not much activities. We came in on January, on Monday. Bought a few souvenirs, there is a good Stetson hat place, kids dress, and roses made of bamboo, I think? That's it.

Date of experience: January 2019
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hawks2019
August 1, 2018|
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Response from mscarol81 | Reviewed this property |
I've never seen one either. The aisles between the tables can be quite crowded on any day and make visibility of things for sale difficult for seated people. Please be careful with the uneven streets and sidewalks as well.
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