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The 10 Most Photographed Places in Savannah

There is a well known fact about traveling: if you don’t take photos, it didn’t happen. Luckily, Savannah is full of photo-worthy sights begging to be captured on film. Take a look at the most iconic places to snap a photo below.

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1. Forsyth Park  

Once the southernmost edge of General Oglethorpe’s city plan, this 30-acre green space is home to various war monuments and a fountain inspired by the Place de la Concorde in Paris. Every inch of Forsyth Park is photo-worthy, but the fountain is especially popular for shutterbugs.

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2. River Street  

Whether you’re snapping a photograph of passing ships or capturing the art of praline-making, River Street is rife with photo opportunities.

A walk down the avenue of oaks at Wormsloe State Historic Site can soothe any weary soul. #VisitSavannah [📸: @leahshoup]

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3. Wormsloe Historic Site 

An avenue sheltered by live oaks welcomes you to Wormsloe State Historic Site and beckons you to stop and snap a photo.

The Mercer-Williams House is beautiful from any angle. 😍#VisitSavannah [📸: @benoit0844]

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4. Mercer-Williams House 

Walk to Monterey Square and you’ll find the infamous Mercer Williams House, made famous by the novel, “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.” The home, flanked by palm trees, has an air of eeriness that makes every photo extra intriguing.

Stepping inside the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist will take your breath away. #VisitSavannah [📸: @illuminaughhty]

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5. Cathedral of St. John the Baptist 

Whether you’re snapping the exterior or the interior, a photo of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is nothing short of jaw-dropping and awe-inspiring.

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6. Broughton Street 

Known as Savannah‘s main street, Broughton Street is home to beautiful buildings, twinkle lights and festive decor – all of which contribute to it being a must-photograph Savannah sight.

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7. Chippewa Square 

The famous bench is no longer there, but that doesn’t stop visitors from striking their best Forrest Gump post and snapping a memorable photograph.

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8. The Olde Pink House 

It’s not every day that you pass a pink house – especially a pink 18th Century Mansion! The Olde Pink House is one of Savannah‘s most popular restaurant, both for its beautiful appearance and delicious culinary offerings.

Bonaventure Cemetary is hauntingly beautiful. #VisitSavannah [📸: @cj_boyce]

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9. Bonaventure Cemetery 

Vast, oak-shaded and quintessentially Southern, Bonaventure Cemetery is a photographer’s paradise. Every corner is filled with monuments, Spanish moss-draped trees and the whispered stories of the cemetery’s inhabitants.

Tybee Island's historic lighthouse stands tall and proud under baby blue skies. #VisitTybee

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10. Tybee Island Lighthouse 

It’s easy to see why Georgia’s oldest and tallest lighthouse is a photographer favorite. Head to Tybee Island, Savannah‘s beach, to capture a photo of this beauty.


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4 Responses to “The 10 Most Photographed Places in Savannah”

  1. Teddie Mize says:

    Looking for a place to stay in Savannah. Retired military and FBI. Elderly have a dog obedience trained NEVER left alone. Would stay for a week. Retired so not sure of visit, but NOT in SUMMER. Thanks

  2. Susan McGahee says:
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  3. Sallie Breaux says:

    We are new residents of Savannah!
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