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Bluff View Art District

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Address: 412 E 2nd St, Chattanooga, TN 37403-1133
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+1 423-265-5033
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
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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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Art with a view of the river

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... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2016
Dee W
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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Reviewed August 29, 2016 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2016

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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Reviewed August 28, 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed August 4, 2016

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

Thank dino2mom
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6 reviews
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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Reviewed July 6, 2016

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

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Memphis, Tennessee
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Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

This isn't an attraction...it is something to do when you don't have something to do. There is a nice, but small sculpture garden. Worth a look if you like art. Pay attention to hours. It was after hours but gate was open so we went in. Can do the while thing in 30 mins. When you leave grab the yellow... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed June 21, 2016

Park on the High Street bridge or close to the Hunter Art Museum and put on your walking shoes. You can spend all day in this district: breakfast and coffee at Rembrandt's, walk across the glass bridge to downtown and back, Tony's Pasta for lunch, Hunter Art Museum and art gardens outside.

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