A lively district where history and entertainment meet.
Good Public Transportation
24+ Green Spaces
Savannah College of Art & Design
If there’s one place that can satisfy the interests of nature lovers, history buffs, and fun-seekers alike, it’s Downtown Savannah. With the district’s cobblestone streets, historic architecture, and Spanish moss-draped neighborhood squares, we never tire of exploring the new and old here. Downtown is a lively place whether it’s day or night. In the morning, grab a croissant at an eclectic cafe or indulge in a full-fledged brunch with bottomless mimosas. In the afternoon, visit an art museum or play pinball at an arcade. An evening out can look like dinner and a movie or karaoke and late-night ice cream. We love the vivacity of Downtown and also love how easy it is to navigate. Charming streets follow a grid pattern, and scenic historic squares offer unique and punctuated green spaces to relax, catch up with a friend, or simply watch the world go by. Public transport here is easily accessible and often low/no-cost. Horse-drawn carriages and walking tours are a common sight, as are artists and visitors from afar. There are so many stories to tell about Downtown and its history, and we’re glad to be a part of its ever-evolving plot.
Neighborhoods In Downtown
• Eastern Wharf/Upper East River
• Historic District
• Victorian District
• Starland District
1853Forsyth Park Established
Downtown’s largest park was officially named in 1853. Today, it’s the meeting ground for locals, tourists, vendors, and community events.
Savannah’s famous historical squares are well-kept green spaces for all to enjoy. Each unique square has a special story about Savannah to tell.
1966Added to National Register of Historic Places
A hallmark of Downtown is its 18th and 19th-century architecture. This well-preserved district provides us a history lesson in every street and building.
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