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Greenville’s most iconic landmarks

Consider these our Hollywood signs.


Greenville’s lookin’ pretty. | Photo by @chris_leyland_photography

We’re giving you the 411 864 on Greenville’s landmarks — from the Liberty Bridge to the Medusa Tree. Learn about their history, fun facts, and just why Greenvillians and visitors alike find them so iconic.

Liberty Bridge

Address: 206 S. Main St.
Nearby: Falls Park, The Grand Bohemian Lodge

Is anything more quintessentially Greenville than the Liberty Bridge? This $4.5 million beauty was built in ~1 year and is 345 feet long, 12 feet wide, and 8 inches thick.

The Furman University Bell Tower

Address: 3300 Poinsett Hwy.
Nearby: Furman University

You don’t have to be a Furman grad to know that Furman University has one of the most beautiful campuses. A popular stop along the Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit Trail, the Bell Tower continues to be an iconic shot for many an Instagram post.

GVLtoday Medusa Tree

Root, there it is. | Photo by GVLtoday

The Medusa (or Root) Tree

Address: Greenville Health System Swamp Rabbit Trail
Nearby: Falls Park, The Governor’s School

This 80-year-old American Beech tree has been a staple of downtown and was recognized as the 2023 Heritage Tree by SC Parks and Recreation + TreesSC.

The Westin Poinsett Hotel

Address: 120 S. Main St.
Nearby: M. Judson Booksellers

This historical hotel opened in the 1920s, making it a symbol of Greenville for ~100 years. It continues to be a popular backdrop for bridal + wedding pictures.

Wyche Pavilion

Address: 318 S. Main St.
Nearby: The Peace Center

Did you know the Wyche Pavilion used to be the production site of Duke’s mayo? You can read more about the history of the Wyche Pavilion here.

The Peace Center

Lights up. | Photo by The Peace Center

The Peace Center

Address: 300 S. Main St.
Nearby: Grill Mark’s

Located in the heart of downtown, this major landmark + cultural center brings in ~360,000 people every year.

Fluor Field

Address: 945 S. Main St.
Nearby: Gather GVL, South Carolina Children’s Theatre

Did you know that Fluor Field is a mini replica of Boston’s Fenway Park? This ~7,000 seat stadium is the home of The Greenville Drive. Pro tip: Check out the Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum while you’re there.

GVLtoday Paris Mountain State Park

Take a hike. | Photo by @upstatedaily

Paris Mountain

Address: 2401 State Park Rd.
Nearby-ish: Pebble Creek Golf Course

Paris Mountain has something for everyone. You can fish, rent a kayak, play on the playground, go swimming, and bike + hike on the trails.

The Landmark or The Daniel Building

Address: 301 N. Main St.
Nearby: The Commerce Club

This 25-story building is the tallest in Greenville. Before it was called the Landmark, the building was named after Charles Daniel — owner of Daniel International Corporation — who built the building in the 1960s.

Mice on Main

Address: Various locations
Nearby: It’s a secret

By far the smallest landmark on our list, these nine bronze mice are hidden along Main Street. If you find them all, you can forever boast the title of “The Big Cheese.”

GVLtoday Unity Park

Someone call Queen Latifah. | Photo by James Simpson Photography

Unity Park sign

Address: 320 S. Hudson St.
Nearby: The Commons

The Unity sign in this 60-acre park quickly became one of Greenville’s most Instagram-able spots.

Chihuly Sculpture

Address: 55 University St.
Nearby: Mellow Mushroom, The Governor’s School

Artist Dale Chihuly was commissioned to created “Rose Crystal Tower” to honor Harriet Wyche, a life-long Greenville resident who helped establish Falls Park.

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