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Bluff View Art District

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Address: 412 E 2nd St, Chattanooga, TN 37403-1133
Phone Number: +1 423-265-5033
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Perched on the bluffs overlooking the Tennessee River, Bluff View Art...

Perched on the bluffs overlooking the Tennessee River, Bluff View Art District is widely known as Chattanooga's premier spot for quality dining and culinary delights made on site throughout the District's many kitchens, bakery and coffee roaster. Its location provides for a breathtaking destination in the heart of the city where locals and travelers alike may view equally stunning works of art, horticulture and architecture, all of which define the District's unique atmosphere.

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The Locals Love It, and So Do We!

This area near the University and the Aquarium is popular with locals and tourists alike, providing smoothly landscaped areas for bicycling, jogging and walking.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Norcross
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This area near the University and the Aquarium is popular with locals and tourists alike, providing smoothly landscaped areas for bicycling, jogging and walking.

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Groveland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The River Gallery may not be Moma, It may not be the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, It may not be the Toledo Museum of Modern Art, but here you can not only see a nice collection that has been gathered from all over the country, but you can purchase the art as well. Then it is off to... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great area to walk and see many types of art, sculptures and food. Parking can be tough depending on time of day visited. Galleries and museums as well a quaint shops or eateries to visit. Different experience at night with things lit up so it was fun visiting daytime and again at night. Lovely day.

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Des Moines, IA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This District is definitely worth a visit. There's lots of outdoor sculptures around the Hunter Museum (even if you are there in the evening after it closes), and in the small sculpture park down the street from the museum. In fact, there's also a lot of public art throughout the neighborhoods and the walk between the District and downtown. And... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely place to walk around, get a bite to eat, a sip of coffee, an eyeful of the river. My only complaint is that I wish there were more! It's so charming and cozy in every nook and cranny but only occupies a block.

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French Lick, In
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

Nice art area. The entire bluff view area is really nice. Restaurants and shops/museums. Close to downtown.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

The Bluff View Art District is a wonderful area of Downtown Chatt that should be visited by all! Great shops with a wonderful, quaint feel about it. I didn't eat there, but the aromas coming from Tony's was enticing! Loved the bakery and the sculpture park overlooking the river view. The only thing I think BVAD needs is a fine... More 

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Oxford, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

It's obvious that Chattanooga has many residents who love art and loved making their city a showcase of beautiful art, architecture, and gardens. Throughout the city, one can see sculptures, murals, fountains, modern and traditional architecture, all in some of the most beautiful natural and designed settings of any Southern city. It is reminiscent of great European cities for its... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Nice for a evening walk The sculpture garden closes before 5 or 6. View over the bridge on river Tennessee is very serene.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Great location. close to the walking bridge and surrounded by restaurants. Very pretty sculpture garden too.

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