86 locals recommend ·
Tips from locals
Restaurants, bars, shops, and people watching are in abundance here.
A visit to Charlottesville isn't complete without a stop at the Downtown Mall. It is one of the most beautiful and successful pedestrian malls in the nation, and it's located in historic downtown Charlottesville. A wonderful mix of restored and renovated buildings that typified small "downtowns"…
Main Street was brick over and turned into a pedestrian mall back in the 1970's . Today it is a vibrant local hub for restaurants, bars, shopping, movie theater, live performance theater, live music, street musicians.
Charlottesville's downtown pedestrian mall is filled with cafes, restaurants, live theatre and music, a movie theatre with a cafe, many bookstore and specialty shops. No worries - there are parking garages and lots.
The downtown mall in Charlottesville offers a variety of food, music, entertainment.
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Charlottesville, VA 22902
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