Charleston City Market

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 6 publications
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6 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

The Charleston City Market is home to more than 50 sweetgrass basket weavers who demonstrate their hand-weaving techniques daily. Full review →



Most of the buildings that make up this popular attraction were constructed between 1804 and the 1830s to serve as the city's meat, fish, and produce market. Full review →


Frommer's 34

Charleston’s City Market dates back to 1788 and remains a fun if touristy place to explore, crammed with arts-and-crafts stalls, restaurants, and the city’s famed Gullah “basket ladies”. Full review →


Lonely Planet

The historic market is the crowded center of the district, with vendors hawking junky souvenirs from open-air stalls. Full review →


Michelin Guide 53

Today the long sheds offer a virtual flea market of foodstuffs, T-shirts, jewelry and sweet grass baskets. Full review →



In the present day, the market is a shopping favorite of locals and tourists alike. Full review →

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