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“ONE OF THE BEST MARKETS I'VE VISITED” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Charleston Market

Charleston Market
Ranked #76 of 895 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Downtown
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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53 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“ONE OF THE BEST MARKETS I'VE VISITED”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2013

This market is such fun to explore. It was an old slave market, so carries a lot of history (as does all of Charleston). It was remodeled recently, but it still has its charm. The vendors are very nice, and you can watch the basket makers as they work.

Visited September 2012
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Oxfordshire UK
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great Market”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2013

An interesting place to visit with all the different merchandise on sale. Just enjoyed browsing and talking to people.

Visited May 2013
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Lexington, South Carolina
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Cool place to shop!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2013

It's like a big flea market,with lots of history! What makes it different is the local craftsmen especially the sweetgrass basket weavers!

Visited August 2012
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Macon, Georgia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Lovely!!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2013

It was wonderful!! There were lots of things for sale, but not a lot of old Charleston things. It was more like a higher priced flea market

Visited May 2013
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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112 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Mix of junk and lovely handmade items.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2013

Indoor market running down the middle of Market Street for several blocks, the Market is for tourists. You can get lots of "Made in China" knick-knacks to prove you were in Charleston, but you can also get (expensive!) handmade sweetgrass bakets. Vendors change all the time; there are some permanent booths and others which pop up every few days. We found the best gifts at the Historical Society booth, where the proceeds go to a good cause. Also loved the "letter cards" which are mounted photos taken of Charleston architecture. A bend in a wrought iron fence, for example, looks like an "S." You can buy your monogram or make words from single letters. Inexpensive and cool.

Visited May 2013
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