Savannah, GA

Exciting historical and interesting sites Savannah City in Georgia

Jax Hudur

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Savannah is a historic city in Georgia. It has a lot of American history deep within its root. So, if someone is the kind of person who loves to explore historical sites and learning a thing or two, Savannah would be a great choice to spend some time there in the spring.

When a whole district of a city is designated as a National Historic Landmark, it is evident that there are things worth exploring there. This district has several parks, fantastic eateries that have a great selection of southern cuisine. Furthermore, someone can have some drinks at one of the several rooftop bars there. Imagine looking at the river while taking a sip of a cocktail. Heavenly!

Now, let’s discuss the best places that are a must to visit in Savannah, Georgia.

River Street

The street alongside the Savannah River is known as River Street. The best time to go there is after breakfast. This place has bars, boutiques, galleries as well as restaurants. Additionally, there are clothing stores, souvenir shops, bakeries, and much more.

As stated above, someone can have drinks at one of the several rooftop bars there while enjoying the view of the River with a cocktail in hand. There are some Historical Monuments here as well.

Approximately, there are six historical monuments in this area. These are Washington’s Guns, the Old Harbor Light, the African American Monument, the Olympic Yachting Cauldron, the Waving Girl, the Anchor Monument, as well as the World War II Monument.

There are plaques close to every historical monument that state facts and information about these locations.

Forsyth Park

The Forsyth Park is also a place to be in the morning. It is situated downtown in the historic district of the city. The total area of this park is approximately thirty(30) acres. The fountain present in this park is very iconic, and almost everyone who visits this park takes a picture with it. So, don’t forget to do that. There are paved trails there, good for walking or jogging. Additionally, there are play areas for the children, tennis courts, and a basketball court if someone feels like playing some hoops.

There are no crowds there in the morning, so this park is extra peaceful. Go there before sunrise to get stunning pictures when the sun rises, or you can opt to take a quiet morning walk. There is an excellent place for coffee and breakfast close to the park called The Sentient Bean. It is present at the southern boundary. It can easily be located on East Park Avenue.

Multiple events and festivals are also arranged in the park. There is also a farmer’s market here every Saturday in the morning.

Historic District

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This one is also mentioned above in the introduction. This is the most exciting part of the city. A lot of the buildings and blocks of this district are older than two hundred years. At that time, there were only thirteen colonies in there. The building that is the oldest is believed to be built in 1734. Nowadays, it is used as a local bar and a tavern. It is called Pirates’ House.
It is advisable to book a tour guide as the history, and the backstories of this place are worth much more. No one wants to miss that. So, please make the most out of it.
Another important place to visit in Historic District is the Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Seeing this place in person is an absolute delight. It is a Roman Catholic cathedral that was completed in 1873. It has French Gothic Architecture, which is food for the eyes and the soul.

Savannah City Market

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The best way to explore a place is to visit its markets. The city market in Savannah, Georgia, is present close to River Street. It has a lot of shops that have anything you could imagine buying. There are multiple eateries here as well that serve baked goods. There are fine dining places as well as cafes here. If someone wishes to try some local wines, this is the place to go.

Tybee Island

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There is a beautiful Island just a little while away from Savannah, Georgia, where one can go for some peace. It is present besides the Atlantic coast called Tybee Island. It is the perfect place for people that a looking for adventure or adrenaline junkies. There are options here, such as kayaking, swimming, hiking, as well as biking. The food in the restaurants here is excellent as well.
In case someone makes up their mind to go to Savannah, Georgia, for this Spring, the purpose of this article is completed. Thank you for coming this far.

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