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The Cotton Exchange

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Address: Wilmington, NC 28401
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The Cotton Exchange is located in the old restored section of Wilmington and has a good selection of shops, coffee shops, and restaurants. Good for a rainy or cold day.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
Bergbahnn
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Beavercreek, Ohio
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Vienna, West Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Little shops with a variety of stock from wood, crafts, food, books,art. For unusual items this is the place

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Beavercreek, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Cotton Exchange is located in the old restored section of Wilmington and has a good selection of shops, coffee shops, and restaurants. Good for a rainy or cold day.

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Thank Bergbahnn
Bradenton, Florida
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633 reviews
139 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This is a truly unique shopping experience with multi-levels, fun shops and good restaurants. Do not miss this wonderful and unique area.

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Oak Island, North Carolina
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89 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Lots of shops... paddys hallow is a great place to eat and they have a wonderful coffee shop (java dog) there too

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Thank Sara L
Southampton, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Great little maze of shops. Some very interesting. You have to weave your way through different buildings. A little touristy and pricey.

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Thank Eileen K
Wilmington, North Carolina
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

New pet store offering local products that specialize in organic and/or home made dog treats, toys and other items. This store features local art as well. Not only do they support other local vendors they also support & give to Adopt An Angel!

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Thank Lorraine C
FAIRFAX
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Lots to see and do in this historic building. The Basics is wonderful for Sunday brunch but many of the stores were not open on Sunday.

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Thank PAULA C
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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I love going to the Cotton Exchange - what's not to like about old brick and historic buildings? I love wandering through the large variety of stores and always find something for our dog, our home or myself! Sitting in the sun on the patio is always fun and we've met some interesting visitors to the area while doing so...If... More 

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Thank Carolyn H
Palm Harbor, Florida
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80 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

So nostalgic. A great piece of history. Lots of shops and great restaurants! They have a soy candle shop and an olive oil shop.

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Thank jeanne p
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This building has a lot of history and has a lot of modern shops in it. You could easily spend 2 to 3 hours hitting all the different shops and some eateries too.

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Thank Micklight

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