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River Arts District

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Address: Asheville, NC 28801
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Driving by and the River Arts District can definitely distract you with its vivid colors and graffiti. Stopped to take a few pics but didn't get a chance to walk around and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

wonderful friendly artists at work but they also take the time to chat and share their perspectives and philosophies - wonderful relaxing walk -

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São Paulo
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place to visit if you are looking for antique things, the variety is large, since small pieces till furniture.

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Thank Audirmartins
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is the definition of eclectic super cool backyard junkyard feel with tables made out of old welded together gears and junk yard art super cool cheap beer looks like there's a mini stage for people to come perform on weekends and nights definitely a place that locals come to hang out.

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

River arts district continues to develop as the go to destination spot of Asheville after you see a local mansion or two. It is a solid attempt at promoting artists and it uses the river area as a backdrop. Definitely a must see. Please support the local artists. Cost of most art is reasonable. Please take something home to remember... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Asheville has done a great job of promoting their artists and crafters. There is artwork galore all around the city and there is something for everyone's taste and budget. We really enjoyed going in the galleries and shops - so many unique works of art ranging from jewelry, pottery, fiber arts and paintings. Anyone who loves the arts would enjoy... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had high hopes here. It was freezing cold when we visited. The district sort of has two areas and no one told us really how to get from one side to the other. There was no side walk to walk on and many cars. It would have been better to drive, but no one offered us info. Also...very few...maybe... More 

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Thank Karen A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the River Arts District. Such an eclectic place. Galleries and shops to browse through and delight all your creatives senses. Also great restaurants to enjoy. A great place to visit.

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Thank Terie D
Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Asheville has the most amazing artists! Very diverse . You can find everything you never knew you needed or wanted.

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Driving by and the River Arts District can definitely distract you with its vivid colors and graffiti. Stopped to take a few pics but didn't get a chance to walk around and explore. Will venture out again next time I'm in the area.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were extremely disappointed by the few and not very interesting shops that carried "arts and crafts" in the downtown Asheville district. We were told this was the place to go in the former warehouse district just outside the downtown area (a car is needed or walking shoes and stamina). Strung along the main drag are a number of studios... More 

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