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Market Square, Charleston
(3.5/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
Visit Market Square and shop for gourmet foods, collectibles, art, millinery, children's clothing, and the area's famous sweetgrass baskets. Wander through the Greek Revival-style great market hall that was built in 1841 and is now a National Registered Landmark. Inside, check out some fishing gear or stop for lunch. Then explore the open-air sheds outside where you can pick up authentic Southern spice mix,  pickles, preserves, or locally made wafers. Be sure to visit the basket ladies, who weave baskets using a traditional method of African origin, passed down through the generations. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Market Square and many more Charleston attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Charleston trip generator.
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  • It was very interesting to visit the Market. The basket weavers were very interesting to watch. Lots of variety of products. 
  • this market dates back to the 1700's and served as the location for the sale of fruits and vegetables and goods brought in from local farms. Today it houses a lot of vendors selling local wares and gi...  more »
  • Lots of vendors, lots to choose from but most seemed over-priced. It felt like the vendors marked everything up because of the tourist trade. We have craft markets at home that are much more reasonabl...  more »