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Downtown Asheville Art District

Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-505-8341
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Tons of things to see.

We spent the day strolling through the shops before we grabbed a bit to eat. Our favorite shop was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cottonwood, Arizona
Neat side of town

This area is full of different shops and talent. I would rather purchase here than the large... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rome, Georgia
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Association of fine art and craft galleries in downtown Asheville, NC
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Asheville, NC 28801
Downtown Asheville
+1 828-505-8341
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent the day strolling through the shops before we grabbed a bit to eat. Our favorite shop was Affairs of the Heart.

Thank GailBash
Reviewed 4 days ago

This area is full of different shops and talent. I would rather purchase here than the large businesses. Really enjoyed our visit.

Thank 132Karen132
Reviewed 5 days ago

a collection of arts and crafts over several streets. it is a large square area of small shops and restaurants with street performers.

Thank Cynthia U
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our walk, we parked our car on Franklin street and headed to dinner, we enjoyed the walk and all the art along the way

Thank Lewis B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun fun fun to walk a round Asheville checking out all the eclectic stores and great exercise too! Lots of shops, and places to eat.

Thank donnamurphy2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great selection of independent stores and a great atmosphere Highly recommend as so different to the normal downtown experience Loved the vibe

Thank Collin M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to walk around and explore. Great little interesting and unique shops with curiosities, interesting bars with live music and characters about. Quaint to bustling old buildings housing eclectic food and snacks and plenty of beers ,craft beers local and from the area and...More

Thank JPutnam1
Reviewed September 13, 2017

We love to walk and see the diverse world around this lovely city. Fancy to cheap, odd ball to historic, you get a taste of everything. Asheville maintained it's historic buildings, unlike so many other cities. New businesses are opening, new buildings being built. Old...More

1  Thank golden2002
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Downtown Asheville is all restaurants, art galleries and boutiques, so there is a lot to see, however, I found it was a lot of the same stuff. Still, there's a lot to look at and almost everyone can find something to take home.

Thank TravelingFool39604
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Wonderful night life with great restaurants and lots of activities. Street musicians, good parking, something to do for the whole family can be found.

Thank hburcham
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Pam S
February 16, 2017|
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Response from JMBender | Property representative |
The downtown art district which is a easily walkable area has mostly commercial galleries that show a very diverse selection of art. Exhibiting a wide range of art. They range from local to regional to national and... More
Matthew L
November 3, 2016|
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Riverside Dr, Asheville, NC 28801
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Response from Dennis L | Reviewed this property |
Hmmmm....I'd say possibly, but this really isn't a classic Southern city in my experience. There certainly is charm and history, particularly around the Biltmore area, if that's of interest to you. I've lived in the... More