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With cobble streets, brick buildings, and very steep stairs, it's easy to imagine what this would have looked like centuries ago. It's really basically a part of River Street, but definitely walking down both!
We loved shopping at the riverfront along Factors Walk. Many, many cool shops and restaurants in an old riverfront setting. You can just imagine pirates pulling up to port and heading to the nearest tavern for their rum.
Factors Walk is just above the Riverside area.
I thought the stand-outs there were the bridge walks, connecting the warehouses.
The low Riverside to the higher West Bay side. To unload and transport merchandise.
Very old steep and treacherous stone steps provide another access.
Sitting on a bench after walking a portion of Factors Walk, I tried to imagine what life was life for the cotton merchants. The port would have been bustling. There were different places where "historic steps" were. They were old and steep. We opted for...More
Architecturally this is a neat place to stroll and, possibly, take some pictures. The stores / restaurants, however, are not worth your time. Also, this area seems a bit dirty and smelly (think a semi-clean New Orleans). Glad to have seen it, but I'm not...More
We rented 228 E. Factors Walk for 3 nights when we visited Savannah for our niece's destination wedding. This place is right on River Street in the middle of all of the action. Shops, Restaurants, entertainment galore. If you want to be in the middle...More