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Downtown Franklin, Franklin

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#2 of 11 in Neighborhoods in Tennessee
Historic Walking Area · Neighborhood
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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. Plan to visit Downtown Franklin and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Franklin attractions using our Franklin road trip planning app.
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  • There are many quaint shops with interesting items to browse. Many storefronts/restaurants are very pretty as well as the residences. Many buildings exceptionally beautiful . Added plus is that you....  more
    There are many quaint shops with interesting items to browse. Many storefronts/restaurants are very pretty as well as the residences. Many buildings exceptionally beautiful . Added plus is that you....  more »
  • It's nice place to walk around and see all of the old shops. Stopped in at the Franklin visitor's center but they didn't really have that much info on things to do. They had lots of things to buy... 
    It's nice place to walk around and see all of the old shops. Stopped in at the Franklin visitor's center but they didn't really have that much info on things to do. They had lots of things to buy...  more »

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