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“local crafts”(161 reviews)
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A popular tourist destination composed of 200-year old brick market buildings with shops and restaurants.
As featured in 3 Days in Charleston
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188 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3155
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+1 843-937-0920
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Didn’t know what to expect, but it is amazingly clean and well organized. Lots of variety of booths. Even though there were a lot of people it didn’t feel crowded. Worth walking through.

Thank msa23_2000
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nothing spectacular. Really just a small craft/souvenir place. We did hear some nice live music from some of the local musicians playing for a buck or two.

Thank Shannon S
Reviewed yesterday

Historically interesting large shopping area devoted to local crafts and merchants. Area to walk through and look perhaps to buy but 20 - 30 minutes is enough for us.

Thank Curiosity797572
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This veeeeery long set of buildings are full of gifts and trinkets that you are sure to walk away with more than one.

Thank Suedaisy77
Reviewed 3 days ago

We walked through the city market to get out of the rain but found everything to be way overpriced. We understood these were local artists but if they priced their goods to be more reasonable they may increase their sales. We could have skipped this...More

Thank russell-bowser
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The sweet grass baskets are the stars of the show and it’s an interesting place to people watch but if you’ve visited craft markets before it’s not that special. The sweet grass baskets are beautiful and extraordinary well crafted but we thought way over priced...More

Thank Bringstheeagle
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Having attended my fair share of craft, market and vendor shows, this one just didn’t stand out. Granted, the vendors are friendly and kind, but the offerings were somewhat redundant (baskets, jewelry, knitted items.) Nothing stood out to me, but if you have exhausted your...More

Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Open air/ covered market with lots of venders. Local crafts to shops. Nice to stroll to buy or people watch. Near carriage tour start

Thank Lbjcartier
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Hungry Detective loves this spot. Great shopping and more. Plan a few hours of fun!!! VERDICT: Guilty of providing a good time.

Thank TheHungryDetective
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love to travel and explore, and I always try to give a positive review but I was not impressed at all. Most of the string of buildings were filled with tourist junk. Granted, there were some beautiful baskets (shockingly expensive) and one interesting stall...More

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hawks2019
2 August 2018|
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Response from mscarol81 | Reviewed this property |
I've never seen one either. The aisles between the tables can be quite crowded on any day and make visibility of things for sale difficult for seated people. Please be careful with the uneven streets and sidewalks as well.
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