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Bluff View Art District

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Address: 412 E 2nd St, Chattanooga, TN 37403-1133
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+1 423-265-5033
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07:00 - 23:30
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Tue - Sat 07:00 - 23:30
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Perched on the bluffs overlooking the Tennessee River, Bluff View Art...

Perched on the bluffs overlooking the Tennessee River, Bluff View Art District is widely known as Chattanooga's premier spot for quality dining and culinary delights made on site throughout the District's many kitchens, bakery and coffee roaster. Its location provides for a breathtaking destination in the heart of the city where locals and travelers alike may view equally stunning works of art, horticulture and architecture, all of which define the District's unique atmosphere.

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Charming, relaxing, beautiful, educational!

What a wonderful little experience this is! It's a very charming, relaxing, beautiful, educational little area with lots of artwork, architecture, and sweet sites. You'll enjoy!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2016
Julie D
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

What a wonderful little experience this is! It's a very charming, relaxing, beautiful, educational little area with lots of artwork, architecture, and sweet sites. You'll enjoy!

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Collierville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

You CAN have it all! Relax, enjoy and entertain young adults also. Love love love this place with all its charm and amenities. Perfect location. Once when kid was at orientation I even lucked out and could hear the music from a festival while rocking out on the front porch enjoying an iced coffee and macaroon!

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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

I didn't expect to find a world-class art gallery and hand-made chocolates rivaling Europe's finest all within one block overlooking Chattanooga Landing. But it's exactly what you'll find (and a whole bunch more) when you go to the Bluff View Art District. The River Gallery has an amazing collection of art and artists. The artisanal chocolates are just around the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This area near the University and the Aquarium is popular with locals and tourists alike, providing smoothly landscaped areas for bicycling, jogging and walking.

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Groveland, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

The River Gallery may not be Moma, It may not be the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, It may not be the Toledo Museum of Modern Art, but here you can not only see a nice collection that has been gathered from all over the country, but you can purchase the art as well. Then it is off to... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Great area to walk and see many types of art, sculptures and food. Parking can be tough depending on time of day visited. Galleries and museums as well a quaint shops or eateries to visit. Different experience at night with things lit up so it was fun visiting daytime and again at night. Lovely day.

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Des Moines, IA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

This District is definitely worth a visit. There's lots of outdoor sculptures around the Hunter Museum (even if you are there in the evening after it closes), and in the small sculpture park down the street from the museum. In fact, there's also a lot of public art throughout the neighborhoods and the walk between the District and downtown. And... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is a lovely place to walk around, get a bite to eat, a sip of coffee, an eyeful of the river. My only complaint is that I wish there were more! It's so charming and cozy in every nook and cranny but only occupies a block.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Nice art area. The entire bluff view area is really nice. Restaurants and shops/museums. Close to downtown.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The Bluff View Art District is a wonderful area of Downtown Chatt that should be visited by all! Great shops with a wonderful, quaint feel about it. I didn't eat there, but the aromas coming from Tony's was enticing! Loved the bakery and the sculpture park overlooking the river view. The only thing I think BVAD needs is a fine... More 

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