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“Not very interesting place”

Savannah Historic District
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Owner description: Savannah's picturesque historic district brings the traditional southern atmosphere to life.
London, United Kingdom
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“Not very interesting place”
Reviewed March 8, 2013

You can do Savannah in one day. There are some interesting museums - we saw the Davenport House which was worth the $8 for entry and tour. The area around River Street was very commercialised and could do with some injection of originality. Even the restaurants looked likely to be rip offs and the little markets were offering typical tourist rubbish. In a place like Savannah which does not have too much going for it, they could have done a lot better in terms of interesting shops, art galleries, coffee and cake places, interesting craft things. I was surprised how rubbish it was in the City Market in particular - just restaurants and nothing in the way of crafts that would make it worthwhile going there. There is no comparison to Charleston where we have just come from and very disappointing.

Visited March 2013
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Potsdam, New York
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“Take a Trolly Tour and then walk ... and walk ...”
Reviewed March 7, 2013

The conjunction of squares and historic structures defies simple description. Savannah was so incredibly important to the development of Georgia and the Antebellum South and the Historic District is the heart of that community. Ya gotta see it for yourself, and to the first-timer, as we were in early March 2013, start with a Trolly tour and there are several to choose from. We took the Oglethorpe Tour, but rumor has it they are all good! Then, get your walking shoes on and with tour guide in hand, get out there!

Visited March 2013
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Shelbyville, Indiana
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“You must see Savannah!”
Reviewed March 7, 2013

Bike riding and walking through the historic district is a wonderful way to see the architecture - we first took a trolley tour, which is a great way to get oriented and learn some of the history. The best thing is all the squares and parks you go around. Super friendly city!

Visited March 2013
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Fanwood, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Up and coming, sophisticated, hip!”
Reviewed March 7, 2013

I liked the historic district simply for its beauty and charm. The live oak trees, which are not native to this region, are astonishing and well worth the trip. The spanish moss entwined on the limbs gives Savannah its charm and beauty in a way that is truly life-affirming. The architecture is absolutely the most enchanting aspect of a visit to this beautiful city. The grand old mansions face onto park squares that are open to the public day and night. Savannah is just one of those places you cannot truly describe, you have to see it for yourself to experience it fully.

Visited February 2013
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Shepherdstown, West Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2013

I loved the walk back in time. Gorgeous homes.. my boyfriend and I liked Jones St best! We also got drinks to go in the evenings and took our time wandering the lovely squares.

Visited August 2012
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