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Downtown Franklin, Franklin

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Historic Walking Area
Built around a town square featuring a Civil War monument of a lone Confederate soldier overlooking the center of town, Downtown Franklin offers a glimpse into its history, along with a collection of modern boutiques and art galleries. The site of a major Civil War battle, the town features a 16-block area on the National Register of Historic Places that's filled with restored Victorian buildings, many of which now house antique shops, gift shops, and bookstores. Shop around town, stroll down one of the walking trails, and dine at one of the many restaurants in the area. Parking is free and within easy walking distance from everything the town has to offer. To visit Downtown Franklin on your trip to Franklin, use our Franklin itinerary builder.
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  • Awesome place. Just waiting for Andy and Barney to step out onto the square. Some interesting shops with lots of Civil War history all over town.  more »
  • Great shops, plenty of Southern hospitality, and lots of fun. Downtown Franklin is the jewel of the South. I stayed at the Magnolia House B&B and walked to downtown every morning. There are many inter...  more »
  • We went over to Franklin to see the battle site and took a walk through downtown to check out the shops. The town is cool with a number of special shops. Unfortunately, it was late afternoon on a Sund...  more »