River Street Market Place, Savannah

River Street Market Place, Savannah (must see)

Home of Savannah's riverfront district, this street, which meanders along the scenic Savannah River, is the heart of Savannah's vibrant nightlife, with an exciting assortment of bars, restaurants, & nightclubs. The beautifully preserved historic riverwalk boasts colonial architecture, stunning views of the river and historic landmarks and monuments. During the day, you can stroll along the riverfront, enjoying shops and eateries, wander through the open-air market or check out the indoor market, with lots of artisan stalls. Definitely, a nice area to spend time during the day or evening.

Why You Should Visit:
There is a food or snack selection for everybody and if you’re in the market for affordable souvenirs, this is the place.

Tip:
Check out the delicious candy shops and the honey store, as they are among the highlights.

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Sight Name: River Street Market Place
Sight Location: Savannah, USA
Sight Type: Shopping
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Walking Tours in Savannah, Georgia

Create Your Own Walk in Savannah

Create Your Own Walk in Savannah

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Religious Sights Walking Tour

Religious Sights Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 Km or 1.7 Miles
Historic Houses Walking Tour

Historic Houses Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 Km or 1.6 Miles
African-American Heritage Self-Guided Tour

African-American Heritage Self-Guided Tour

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Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.5 Km or 3.4 Miles
Specialty Shops Self-Guided Tour

Specialty Shops Self-Guided Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.5 Km or 2.8 Miles
River Street Shopping Self-Guided Tour

River Street Shopping Self-Guided Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.5 Km or 0.3 Miles
Museums and Art Galleries Self-guided Tour

Museums and Art Galleries Self-guided Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 Km or 1.9 Miles