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Address: 12th and Main St, Richmond, VA 23220
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 5:30 am - 8:00 pm

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Interesting place to stay, restaurants here and things to see in walking distance. free parking on some streets

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2016
Kingston, Rhode Island

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Midlothian, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Shockoe (flat rocks) is a wonderful area in Richmond to do a walking tour...see the islands, maybe herons in a rookery and find good places to eat and do canal boat tour......FUN

Thank jeannette y
Greenville, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The area was interesting with some art in the area. By the canal we passed an old building with painting on the wall that was fun. Then at the end by the canal there were several interesting sculptures like old school desks and wooden chair stacked artistically on each other. The cobblestone streets were amazing. There were several restaurants in... More 

Thank soyouwillknow
Kingston, Rhode Island
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Interesting place to stay, restaurants here and things to see in walking distance. free parking on some streets

Thank Likestotravel454
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25 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Numerous restaurants, small art galleries and night spots. This is a great area for enjoying food, art work and a night out at The Tobacco Company Restaurant.

Thank SandTrippers
Earlysville, Virginia
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We were excited to visit Shockoe Slip - the shockoeslip.org website said it was a great place to visit. We were very disappointed. Not much there, shops (there't aren't many) were closed, most restaurants were closed, canal trips didn't start til noon and then only 1 per hour. And this was a Saturday. Won't visit again.

Thank Jo C
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

The cobblestone streets and the stores make this a cute part of the city that gives a small town feel. The stores tend to be local owned, with a few chains, and the restaurants tend to be the same.

Thank jeepplover2000
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Shockoe Slip is near the James River and has two very nice hotels (The Berkeley and the Omni). E. Cary St. is a beautiful cobblestone street and within a few blocks you have numerous choices of restaurants. You can walk anywhere you want to go from this destination. It is a very charming area!

1 Thank travelexplorer27
Beavercreek OH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Richmond rolls up the sidewalks at the end of the day, except for this restaurant district. Two standouts are the Tobacco Warehouse and Sine. There are several more eateries there as well.

Thank Beavergal
Annapolis, Maryland
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111 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

In the shadow of the financial district sits the infamous Shockoe Bottom. It is at the bottom of a long steep hill near the Kinawha Canal. It used to be the rough part of town, filled with sailors, slaves, and the town's rabble. Today it is the hip and trendy part of town where anything goes. Young entrepreneurs are changing... More 

2 Thank Steve C
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

Strolled through Shockoe Slip on a quiet Tuesday and enjoyed the variety of restaurants. Many places were closed, but it was easy to see that during the height of the spring/summer, this would be the place to see and be seen in Richmond. Could use some more restaurant and shops to be considered a true destination

Thank LillyAtlanta

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