Historic Downtown Mall, Charlottesville

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  • This place is in downtown Charlottesville and has a lot of restaurants as well as many other places to hang out.  more »
  • the historic downtown area is very beautiful and full of great historic houses, all kinds of shops, bars and restaurants, a lot of action in a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere. Walking from side to side of the highway you will surely find something suited to their interests and tastes, The area is pedestrianised.
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  • My two daughter's and I almost skipped this on our trip to Charlottesville last week based on the bad reviews on here, but we were in the area and chose to stop by--glad we did. It was a peaceful plac...  more »
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  • We did not find much to shop here. We stayed nearby, thinking that this would be a good regular outdoor mall, but it's actually not. There are specialized shops selling interesting wares but no regular shops.
  • Always a fun place to take a walk. There are lots of different stores, restaurants, and shops all along the downtown mall. It's fun to visit during the day and even at night, there are so many things to do and see. Excellent for groups, dates, or just a relaxing break. I love stopping by when I am in town for a visit.
  • Super fun and inviting area to visit. Lots of unique shops and we loved all the used bookstores. Visited during Chalk Fest...really fun!
  • Such a quaint and beautiful place to spend the day! Lots of shops to visit and restaurants to eat at! There's a nice movie theater, too! Or... Just sit and people watch with your friends! I go to the Downtown Mall as often as I can!
  • Except for a handful of people walking and stores open, the place felt deserted when we visited one rainy Sunday evening in the dead of winter. Our preferred restaurant was closed so we settled for one that turned out to be a good pick. Not sure if this is always the case in the winter months but if you are planning to come over and dine here, better call your restaurant first to check if they're open.
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