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Market Square

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Charleston, SC
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This is a huge shopping area. If you're looking for it they probably have it. A big selection of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cindi B
Columbia City, Indiana
Historically Preserved

Confederate Museum on the top and air conditioned shops on the bottom. We did not go thru the... read more

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Milton, Florida
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An outdoor flea market, great for browsing.
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a huge shopping area. If you're looking for it they probably have it. A big selection of different types of items. Some things are a little pricey but overall good. Make sure you have your walking shoes on..

Thank Cindi B
Reviewed yesterday

Confederate Museum on the top and air conditioned shops on the bottom. We did not go thru the museum, because it opened later than we were there. The bottom has a variety of shops which include paintings, clothes for all ages and genders, food, and...More

Thank srpanderson70
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are several buildings covering several blocks, a lot of vendors and souvenirs. It can get crowded. We went during the daytime, I hardly find anything original or unique. It’s a great idea, nice old buildings, but the merchandise is not special at all. I...More

Thank Frances Q
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are definitely some unique things you can purchase here. I love the REwined candles. However, the walkways are over crowded especially when a cruise is in port. A lot of the stuff is kinda crappy.

Thank TravelingwithJeff
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's not what I thought it was gonna be. I thought it would be a cool food market, but it's a lot of tourist junk.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots of local vendors and opportunities to buy handmade souvenirs. We went to the evening market and met some very nice vendors. Jewelry, soap, baskets, christmas decorations, etc....

Thank Gerri H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Walking to is nice. It is always pack when open. Nice friendly people. Enjoy looking and talking to the basket weavers. Students loved here also.

Thank Tiffiny C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place to get locally made items. A lot of basket weaving. Plan on spending one-two hours of leisure shopping.

Thank mattinsonjr
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lots of local items. We bought a bundle of hand made flowers. Lots of local people making the baskets. Very crowded. Cool area with lots to see and lots of good restaurants in walking distance.

Thank Sunny0807
Reviewed 1 week ago

Several buildings covering several blocks. You walk from one to another but in a straight linear fashion. Be prepared for crowds. Lots of wares for sale some food and lots of culture. Reminded us of Pike's Place in Seattle.

Thank dennis w
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Lindy L
Is the market open Easter Sunday?
April 15, 2017|
Response from Freddie S | Reviewed this property |
Lindy I'm not sure if it is. I can't see why it wouldn't. It's a tourist place so maybe!
Where to park
October 31, 2016|
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Response from kaler00 | Reviewed this property |
Parking is available alongside the market, If you plan to park there I highly suggest you get there very early. Otherwise there is a parking garage located off King Street which isn't too far of a walk to city market. Plus... More
Is it dog friendly? I plan on having him in a soft crate but it would still be good to know.
August 24, 2016|
Response from Brittany J | Reviewed this property |
It's an open air market, but I don't recall seeing any and it's not listed as being dog friendly on the Bring Fido website.