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Address: 3166 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3504
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Section of Richmond that is great for walking, shopping or touring museums...

Section of Richmond that is great for walking, shopping or touring museums and galleries.

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Lots of unique shops and restaurants

We walked around and went into lots of the cute shops. Found some records and kitchen materials that were couldn't live with out. Went into a chocolate shop that you could smell... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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219 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked around and went into lots of the cute shops. Found some records and kitchen materials that were couldn't live with out. Went into a chocolate shop that you could smell before you went inside. So much to see here. Fun day of browsing.

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Richmond, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Carytown is one of the first shopping areas in Richmond, VA. There is an amazing collection of boutique shops, eclectic restaurants and a movie theatre that houses an original working Wurlitzer organ. You can find Asian fusion, French, Italian, Mexican and American food all within a short walk of each other. In August, there is a Watermelon festival that brings... More 

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Albany, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A throwback to the feeling of the '60s, this district of casual restaurants and eclectic shopping is well worth a visit if, like us, you enjoy that kind of ambience. It is small and easily walkable, safe and friendly.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of really fun stores of every kind. Enjoyed my afternoon here. Bought some unique items at an antique/consignment store. If you like shopping but don't want to go to a mall, you'll enjoy this stretch of town. Note, however, it's geography before you take off on foot. The downtown area of Richmond stretches along the river and it's a... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is always fun to visit Cary Town. Wonderful place to people watch for fun. You can find music, clothes, eclectic everything. They have clothes, toys, movies, nicknacks, food and snacks.Whether you are a carnivore or herbivore, you will find something

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A few blocks of boutiques and restaurants. Some unusual gifts. It was a nice way to relax and take a stroll on a nice day.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you really want to get a feel for Richmond come to Carytown. There is an amazing assortment of locally owned shops and restaurants. There is nary a chain in sight. Weekends the sidewalks are packed with families , couples, and teens all having fun. Park at Kroger walk down to Boulevard on the left hand sideof Cary; walk back... More 

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Winter Haven, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a great time checking out the arts and craft shops, bookstores as well as the delectable old fashioned ice cream offerings! Totally a must if you are in the area!

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great boutiques for a unique shopping experience. I recommend Fiamour Lingerie, Lex's and The Daily for lunch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spend a whole day shopping at eclectic shops and boutiques, fantastic bakeries and the best chocolate shop found anywhere! Many many good to excellent restaurants of almost every description, from Thai to Italian, French and Middle Eastern. Tons of people watching, and even a farmers market and street flower stand. Visit the huge spice shop, and consignment and thrift stores... More 

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