Savannah Historic District, Savannah

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Soak up the southern charm and rich cultural heritage of Georgia’s coast in Savannah Historic District. The district, named a National Historic Site in 1966, comprises a grid of tree-lined blocks dotted with 18th- and 19th-century architecture, classic storefronts, and picturesque green spaces. A well-known area for shopping and dining, the district also serves as the area’s cultural hub, known for its art and music. Have a cup of coffee on one of the many Spanish moss-covered terraces, or pay a visit to the Old Colonial Cemetery. Take advantage of the free hop-on-hop-off streetcar for a relaxing ride around the city center. With our international travel planner, Savannah attractions like Savannah Historic District can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • We really enjoyed the Historic District, the architecture was amazing and all of the history made me want to walk and see every nook and cranny. 
    We really enjoyed the Historic District, the architecture was amazing and all of the history made me want to walk and see every nook and cranny.  more »
  • its very walkable and beautiful. everyone is very friendly. laid out in a grid so easy to find your way around. 
    its very walkable and beautiful. everyone is very friendly. laid out in a grid so easy to find your way around.  more »
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  • There is so much to see in Savannah Historic District. It is best seen on foot. There are guided tours, walking as well as trolley. We took the hop on hop off trolley tour and also walked a lot. This part of the city is simply amazing with so much history on every turn, every street. Thoroughly enjoyed walking around the city.
  • My first time there and it was amazing! I am not one for tour buses, but we decided to chill and learn some history. The architecture and design of these homes and buildings are unreal, it looks like one big movie set. Very similar to homes in our area of Springfield in Jacksonville, but Savannah is on another level. The restaurants and businesses seamlessly flow with the historic buildings, and it is nice to see that people and visitors do not litter, and they respect the surroundings. The parks/squares are nice areas to sit and rest and get some shade, and possibly run into some people that need a picture taken. Very impressed with the city and this area, especially.

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