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Address: Intersection of Greene St. and Harden St., Columbia, SC 29205
Phone Number: 803 748 7373
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Good for shopping

Great local businesses. Small eateries are great for lunch. Lots of shopping for gift items. Sidewalk cafe seating are great for gathering.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2016
Carol R
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Maryville, Tennessee
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great little area to shop and grab a cup of coffee or a beer. Close to coljege. Curb side parking is metered, there is a all day parking area for a reasonable price. Some cute little shops and restaurants

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Thank Anna E
Columbia, South Carolina
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58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

In the early 1900's what is now Five Points was a misquio infested swamp. Somehow it was drained, although flooding occurs frequently during heavy downpours, It's proximity to USC make it a must for having fun, college aged or older.

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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Great local businesses. Small eateries are great for lunch. Lots of shopping for gift items. Sidewalk cafe seating are great for gathering.

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Thank Carol R
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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119 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

The area appeals to the undergraduate crowd, but can be enjoyed by all. The area is near campus and has some good restaurants and shops, but knows its main demographics is college students.

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Thank jeepplover2000
Columbia, United States
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

You will find a mixture of people in 5 points and they have lots of cameras up now for safety due to a lot of fights that happen with the college kids. The area has tons of bars all walking distance and cheap drinks. As your walking you can get some food from a local vendor selling basically chicken on... More 

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Thank Christina D
Bogota, Colombia
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71 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Lots of people, action and great food!! Great place to grab a beer and fast food while socializing with friends.

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Thank BobCarman
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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121 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Great place for a family visit. Historic area with two nice fountains. Cute boutique shops. Many delicious restaurants like "Yesterday".

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Thank Grandna W
Pittsburg, Kansas
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Definitely worth the visit. Get out and walk around. Explore several restaurants and shops. Lots of energy.

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Thank MrsPierce2U
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

It gets busy on weekend nights during college semesters. There are a lot of good restaurants and pubs and even while we are not in college anymore we really feel welcomed.

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Thank Nikolette R
Columbia, South Carolina
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

This has been my favorite part of the downtown area since I was in college 35 years ago. It's still full of students from nearby USC, still has plenty of restaurants, bars and nightlife, still is a great place to walk around and shop at the individually owned small shops (d*** that ubiquitous Starbucks, though!), and still doesn't have enough... More 

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