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  • 1. Bonaventure Cemetery

    Thunderbolt | Cemetery

    The largest of Savannah's municipal cemeteries, Bonaventure spreads over 160 acres and sits on a bluff above the Wilmington River. Once a plantation...Read More

  • Ellis Square

    2. Ellis Square

    Historic District | Plaza/Square/Piazza

    Converted from a public square to a parking garage in the 1970s, Ellis Square has been restored in recent years and is once again one of Savannah...Read More

    Ellis Square
  • Forsyth Park

    3. Forsyth Park

    Historic District | Park/Playground

    The heart of the city's outdoor life, Forsyth Park hosts a number of popular cultural events, including film screenings, sports matches, and...Read More

    Forsyth Park
  • 4. Fort Pulaski National Monument

    Thunderbolt | Military Site

    Named for Casimir Pulaski, a Polish count and Revolutionary War hero, this must-see sight for Civil War buffs was designed by Napoléon's military...Read More

  • 5. Jepson Center for the Arts

    Historic District | Museum/Gallery

    This contemporary building is one of a kind among the characteristic 18th- and 19th-century architecture of historic Savannah. The modern art...Read More

  • Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

    6. Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

    Historic District | House/Mansion/Villa

    Designed by William Jay, the Owens-Thomas House is widely considered to be one of the finest examples of English Regency architecture in America...Read More

    Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters
  • 7. Savannah Children's Museum

    Historic District | Museum/Gallery

    Adhering to the principle of learning through doing, the Savannah Children's Museum has open green spaces with several stations geared for sensory...Read More

  • 8. SCAD Museum of Art

    Historic District | Museum/Gallery

    This architectural marvel rose from the ruins of the oldest surviving railroad building in the United States. Appropriately, the architect chosen...Read More

  • 9. Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

    Historic District | House/Mansion/Villa

    This exuberant Greek revival mansion was the home of William Scarborough, a wealthy early-19th-century merchant and one of the principal owners...Read More

  • 10. Telfair Academy

    Historic District | Museum/Gallery

    The oldest public art museum in the Southeast was designed by William Jay in 1819 for Alexander Telfair. Within its marble rooms are a variety...Read More

  • 11. American Prohibition Museum

    Downtown | Museum/Gallery

    In the heart of City Market, America's only museum dedicated to the Prohibition era shares history from 1907 to 1933. In the 6,000 square feet...Read More

  • 12. Andrew Low House

    Historic District | House/Mansion/Villa

    Built on the site of the city jail, this residence was constructed in 1848 for Andrew Low, a native of Scotland and one of Savannah's merchant...Read More

  • 13. Beach Institute

    Historic District | Museum/Gallery

    Works by African American artists from the Savannah area and around the country are on display in this building, which once housed the first...Read More

  • 14. Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

    Historic District | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Soaring over the city, this French Gothic–style cathedral, with pointed arches and free-flowing traceries, is the seat of the Catholic diocese...Read More

  • 15. Chef Darin's Kitchen Table

    Thomas Square | Restaurant–Sight

    After making a name for himself at the Mansion on Forsyth Park, Chef Darin created his own cooking school in 2015 with hands-on classes for...Read More

  • 16. Chippewa Square

    Historic District | Plaza/Square/Piazza

    Anchoring this square is Daniel Chester French's imposing bronze statue of General James Edward Oglethorpe, founder of both the city of Savannah...Read More

  • 17. Christ Church Episcopal

    Historic District | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This was the first church—then Anglican—established in the Georgia colony in 1733. It is often called the "Mother Church of Georgia." Located...Read More

  • 18. City Hall

    Historic District | Government Building

    Built in 1906 on the site of the Old City Exchange, this imposing structure is now home to the city council. Its landmark tower clock and bells...Read More

  • 19. City Market

    Historic District | Plaza/Square/Piazza

    Although the 1870s City Market was razed years ago, its atmosphere and character are still evident. Adjacent to Ellis Square, the area is a...Read More

  • 20. Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens

    Garden/Arboretum

    In 1890, Mrs. Herman B. Miller planted three clumps of Japanese timber bamboo near her farmhouse 15 miles south of Savannah. As the bamboo took...Read More

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