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Underground Atlanta, Atlanta

Categories: Shopping Malls, Wildlife Areas, Shopping, Nature & Parks
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1.4/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web
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  • This is one step above an abandoned mall, with little to offer. Despite the historical aspect of the building, I wouldn't waste your time. 
  • Went since its like the iconic thing to do in Atlanta.. HORRIBLE. I mean its pretty neat that it's underground. But Atlanta has not put any money in that place in years. Nearly all the shops, restaura...  read more »
  • We visited here 10 years ago when it was full of a nice variety of shops and it's full of closed store fronts, cheap knock off jewelry stands, and odd clothing stores. The smell of u...  read more »
  • READ THIS REVIEW IF YOU VALUE SAFETY! I've grown up in Atlanta and have witnessed first hand the decline of Underground Atlanta, unfortunately. When I would go with my family as a child, it was usually pretty busy with people of all types and backgrounds. It was fun, entertaining, and very much a part of historic Atlanta. A few years later, we visited and took some of my family from Mexico to visit, and we noticed it had gone downhill in terms of service and the type of crowd that hung around there. Then, last year (2015) I brought one of my international friends there to visit, thinking it would be the same...I felt SO UNSAFE this time around! There were crowds of people just hanging around outside that were visibly high or on drugs, I felt threatened, and I felt that in general there were sketchy people just walking around, not to mention that the place (shops and restaurants) are no longer of any quality, in my opinion. Everything was just dead and the atmosphere was dark and depressing. I'm normally a very positive person, but I don't recommend it in general. This is definitely not a "family outing" kind of place (kid friendly). It could have just been that one time that this happened, but based on the fact that I've been to Underground several times (and reading other people's experiences) I don't think I'm the only one who has felt threatened or unsafe. With renovation and new owners, however, I'm confident the place can be revived again. It really does have cool history to it, but I don't think it's worth it for your safety.
  • Nice place to go to and learn about the history. They have very unique brick sculptures and signs so that you can read the history. However when we were outside looking at the different attractions a security guard told us we weren't allowed outside, nor were we allowed to "loiter" around the train attraction that was there. It was disappointing that we were forced to leave as the kids were learning about the underground railroad. The mall it self is beautiful. Brick all around, and full of rich history. We loved learning. We went on a Wednesday at 1p when there was supposed to multiple vendors with samples, there was nothibg. Most the stores and restaurants were not even open. I wouldn't go for shoppibg, but it is amazing to see and learn the history, if they don't tell you to leave.
  • The underground was sold to an investment company, so most if not all of the leases are not being renewed once they expire. It feels empty and not as busy. I am excited about the new transformation and hopeful for our city that we will enjoy a new and better experiences downtown at and around the underground location.
  • Have been going there since the late 1960's to present. Has gone through various bust and boom cycles, but visit there was the worse ever. Nothing left but a few food court stores, shoe stores and many carts selling various cheap merchandise. Zero clubs or bars anymore. Did not feel real at ease even though during the early afternoon. I cant see why anyone would want to go there except to hang out and cause trouble. No way at night! Sorry to see it go as years of memories back to college days in late 60's. Large clubs, big bands,Fat Tuesdays! All gone.A shame but things come and go and crime and white flight took this venue down.
  • OMG... this place should be filled in with "Fill Dirt"! This is nothing more than an UNDERGROUND SLUM ! Don't believe the images you see on Google... This place is disgusting at best! We were too afraid to stop to take current pictures... We just wanted to get out of there as fast as possible. Dark, Dingy & Dirty, with a bunch of really scary people just hanging out. We had a very bad feeling as soon as we went down the stairs. Come on Atlanta! REALLY? You have got to be kidding me! Why does a place like this even exist in the state Capitol??!! Start filling the dump trucks... Burry this place ASAP. Add this to your list of "What NOT TO DO while In Atlanta"!
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