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The two main sections of Charleston’s downtown that every guest should know about would be the residential "South of Broad" district and the "French Quarter" district. Both lying beside one another arising from the tip of the peninsula. The South of Broad district is a residential neighborhood with some of the best examples of Charleston architecture ranging from Roman to Gothic revivals and the famous Charleston "Single" and "Double" styles. The French Quarter is also residential which inculdes historic sites and also a large number of art galleries. The shopping disrtict is a third area along King Street between Broad and Calhoun streets and Market Street where the open air market is open 364 days a year. It is easy to walk all these sections of Charleston, so park the car and wear comfortable shoes.
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