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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.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“local crafts” (129 reviews)
“for sale” (194 reviews)
188 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3155
+1 843-937-0920
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

But you should go just to see everything offered. The sweetgrass baskets were over priced but the detailing and the fact that their made by hand is beautiful. The Old Whaling Company was my favorite. Their Indigo and Rice body butter smells so so good!!!!...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed yesterday

Wasn't expecting it to be that big! Had fun strolling through the various shops. Lots to pick from, from higher end stuff to cheaper souvenirs. Restrooms here. Several choices for food, but with all the fun restaurants in town.....why?!!!

Thank momdzall
Reviewed yesterday

Market had a wide variety of goods, some were made by artisans, all were pretty pricey. The market had a somewhat flea-market atmosphere.

Thank clp_1234
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had fun going through the various buildings. The have a nighttime market Friday and Saturday nights starting at 6:30pm with entertainment.

Thank Jeffrey V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The City market was a pleasure to casually stride through 4 connected city blocks of shopping, from jewelry to crafts, local foodstuffs to touristy findings. Just a block off the port and in a very interesting part of the quaint city. I recommend spending 1-1.5...More

Thank robertmlovemd
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great place to get your kitschy souvenirs. T-shirts, jewelry, baskets, paintings, pottery – you get the idea. It was packed the day we were there and once we got to the end we saw why – there was a cruise ship that...More

Thank yahoody
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The market has a huge array of crafts, foods, t-shirts, a few restaurants all the things you might find in a tourist market with a Charleston flavor. Special gifts, Carolina gold rice, stone ground grits, Sweetgrass baskets things you may not find someplace else. Then...More

Thank Kerry G
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have visited several times. It's not my cup of tea but, sometimes you go with the flow. The interior is lined on both sides with booths or kiosks. Just to give you an idea of what types of merchandise are for sale. Clothing and...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Typical market with many crafts etc...The largest item was straw baskets that were hand woven & beautiful but I found them very expensive

Thank virginiaalice5
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a must see ...four or more city blocks of merchandise under roof. A variety of foods, candles, jewelry , clothing artworks and more. Stroll through and you are bound to find something you need.

Thank Mary S
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Debbie B
26 July 2017|
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Response from swampfoxmom | Reviewed this property |
I am Not sure about that... didn't see any dogs on leashes in the market area. We live here in Charleston but I've never brought our dogs into the market.
18 April 2017|
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Response from kgsouthcarolina | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, I would think so.
9 April 2017|
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Response from Timmer07 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there! If you are going to be at the market or that area for any length of time, I feel that the best place to park is in the nearby ramp. When heading south on Meeting Street, go a block past the market and turn left on... More