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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
188 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3155
+1 843-937-0920
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is totally a “meh” attraction. You can walk through it in about 10 minutes. The leather wallet place is the best attraction and has cheap prices. Otherwise, you won’t miss much if you don’t visit it.

Thank Jeff5123
Reviewed today via mobile

We had such a good time exploring the city market. We found so much unique art to put in our new house.

Thank trippinchris
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There are lots of vendors and some unique items. I recommend checking it out to see some of the hand made items and chat with the vendors.

Thank Megan C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Could spend hours here! So many beautiful home made items that seemed rich with the flavor of the city... My favorite place to visit in the downtown area.

Thank Ricky M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had such fun at this wonderful and whimsical open air market! They have everything from gourmet chocolates to local superstitious clay figures. We spent way too much money and had way too much fun doing it!

Thank Shan0824
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Charleston City Market is right where you will pass it several times if you are seeing the city on foot. The interior houses many vendors, the exterior is an interesting tribute to the Temple of the Wingless Victory in Athens, Greece. In 1788 this...More

Thank CaptTrouble
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

While walking around Charleston we found the city market and decided to walk through. I was pleasantly surprised by the vendors and their items. Everyone seemed nice and not overly aggressive. There were plenty of unique and interesting items. I made it out without my...More

Thank GoVols79
Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved walking around, great bargains... beautiful hand made artisan goodies, lot so many gifts there, wow, all excellent quality!

Thank Marcia G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Charleston City Market is several blocks of varied vendors and shops in an open but covered market style buildings. Here you will find jewelry, artwork, baskets, food, gift shop items and souvenirs. There is a great specialty biscuit shop inside one of the enclosed...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my first time to Charleston. I traveled there with my family from the DC area. We only went into the city center for a day. I thought Charleston was lovely. It has beautiful architecture, and the people were friendly. There is a lot...More

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2 August 2018|
Response from cmsdrama | Reviewed this property |
I have been there several times and have never seen a wheelchair rental available. I did bring my mother here on her rollator and she had no problem getting around.
2 June 2018|
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Response from JOANNE M | Reviewed this property |
HI There, I honestly do not know, I would call the hotel and ask them. Best using a car to get around in the area, everything is about .5-1 ml away for good food shopping etc.