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Charleston City Market

188 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3155
+1 843-937-0920
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A popular tourist destination composed of 200-year old brick market buildings with shops and restaurants.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“local crafts” (147 reviews)
LOCATION
188 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3155
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+1 843-937-0920
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"sweet grass baskets"
in 278 reviews
"sweetgrass baskets"
in 234 reviews
"local crafts"
in 147 reviews
"for sale"
in 232 reviews
"handmade items"
in 66 reviews
"hand made"
in 65 reviews
"fun shopping"
in 57 reviews
"vendors selling"
in 93 reviews
"nice market"
in 53 reviews
"sea grass"
in 45 reviews
"air conditioned"
in 173 reviews
"food items"
in 53 reviews
"several blocks"
in 49 reviews
"jewelry"
in 553 reviews
"stalls"
in 205 reviews
"wares"
in 192 reviews
"art"
in 244 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Typical in appearance, we were impressed by the high quality and uniqueness of the available products. There is a nice ambiance to the market.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Walking plaza with local goods for sale. Looking to purchase local goods this is a very busy place with lots to choose from.

Thank Todd B
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Reviewed 6 days ago

From the front i thought it was small. It goes on and on and in the end we skipped the last piece. There's a lot of little things that I just don't buy anymore to bring back. Also bought my rice to bring back at...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I should probably first off say, I’m from Seattle and pikes place market probably has ruined me when it comes to markets. But many of the booths the items being sold seemed like they had been there for years without selling. I expected local foods,...More

Thank Heather T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent way to shop for those 'one of a kind' items as gifts or for yourself. So much to choose from. Do yourself a favor and just walk through first from front to back; then, from back to front to choose what...More

Thank ramblin1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the many places that we had on our list of to dos. Fun place to find neat gifts for the folks back home. Pleasantly surprised to see Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit there. Fun to just walk through on a hot day.

Thank Christie C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A huge outdoor market bringing back memories. Historic and well preserved the market functions well and provides a enjoyable way to get the kinks out. Need to shop as prices vary for same items

Thank Bill S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

No trip to Charleston is complete without visiting the Charleston City Market. The market was changed over the years. It was more open with more unusual vendors. Now it is more commercial, but still worth the time to go through it. My favorite are the...More

Thank granfran500
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I heard this market was really cool but was really disappointed to find vendors selling overpriced crap. Nothing was quality or really anything someone would actually want. Very touristy souvenir stuff and overall, overrated.

Thank ksnow3
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible collection of highly skilled local merchants with unique offerings. Many very talented craftsman.

Thank FDR4321
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Judy S
9 April 2018|
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Response from 1KirstenV | Reviewed this property |
I did not see a list of shops and we went several different days. There were tons of artists who make jewelry, in fact I bought a hand blown glass pendant that is absolutely stunning.
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Joyce G
20 January 2018|
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Response from SaraJets | Reviewed this property |
Can take uber which costs $17-20 dollars
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VikkiBee
14 November 2017|
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Response from Kenneth F | Reviewed this property |
Not that I saw. Folks were pulling bags and getting them stored.
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