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Address: Intersection of Greene St. and Harden St., Columbia, SC 29205
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Lots of hype

There seems to be a lot of hype to visit this party of the city, but I found the west side past the capital building much nicer, and way less run down. Additionally, the west side... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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56 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

while visiting the area around USC we came across five points. There are mostly second rate eatery's and watering holes. This matches most of Columbia; old rundown, dirty and dumpy - oh yes did I mention the numerous homeless that roam the city streets and five points area; higher than average crime. Not for a family visit

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58 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

There seems to be a lot of hype to visit this party of the city, but I found the west side past the capital building much nicer, and way less run down. Additionally, the west side of the capital was way nicer, with lovely places to drink and eat. Five Point seemed to be a bit more for the younger... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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533 reviews
160 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

If you look past the college dives (University of South Carolina is next to it) and bars pushing Bud Light and shots of cheap liquor, there are some quaint shops and restaurants to explore. Delaney's Irish Pub might be one to skip. Arriving at 9:55 am (they opened at 10) we were asked to wait 5 minutes outside in the... More 

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Amelia Island, FL
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109 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

While parking can be tough at busiest tumes, Five Points has a fun, funky vibe worth taking in. There are lots of places to grab coffee or a meal from chains like Starbucks or Salsaritas to non chains like Rise or Blue Cactus Cafe. Lots of small shops as well. Don't miss the Hootie & the Blowfish Sculpture. Hmm--what is... More 

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Philippines
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44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

My wife and I love walking around this section of town. Has great restaurants and the shopping is off the charts.

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SC
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Lots of nice, upscale shops open during the day. The college crowd is pretty obnoxious at night. Skaters are everywhere.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A fun filled area where there is always something going on. Adults enjoy the many taverns and eateries during the day. The college crowd takes over at night and it can get crazy late in the night. So it has something for everyone lol

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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78 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Restaurant and bar area catering to the adult lunch crowd during the day and college/suburban teenage crowd after dark. Mix of restaurants from semi-fine dining to hot dogs. Will satisfy most beer drinkers looking for microbrews.

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Thank MRRomanSC
Alameda
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83 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Hootie & Blowfish hung out here for about 5 years. The nicest point was the fountain and the cute square.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

My son wanted to go here to catch Pokemon and battle at the gyms especially around the fountain. Ended up spending a few hours there just hanging out. Ate at Groucho's and visited a few of the local shops. Good time, nice party scene, cheap drinks.

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