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Key Info

675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE

Price & Hours

24/7 daily; shops and restaurants operate indi...


Entertainment and Nightlife, Free, Cafes, Shopping Type
2 hours to Half Day Time to Spend


  • 5.0Value
  • 5.0Facilities
  • 4.0Atmosphere

Once home to the Southern headquarters for Sears, Roebuck & Co., the Ponce City Market is now a massive mixed-use facility featuring offices, education centers, coffee shops, restaurants, boutique shopping and more. The building's roof is also an attraction itself, home to two unique draws: Skyline Park, where visitors can play games like Skee-Ball and mini-golf or go for a ride down a slide, and 9 Mile Station, a rooftop beer garden. Foodies will want to sign up for one of the best Atlanta tours, which visit the market.

Visitors generally enjoy Ponce City Market, saying they appreciated the varied and delicious food options. The roof and its attractions also earn high praise from travelers. Others were not impressed with the complex and complain of overpriced food and difficult, expensive parking.  

You're welcome to walk around Ponce City Market anytime, though its attractions, shops and restaurants have varying operating hours. The market is located 3 miles northeast of downtown and you can get there by driving, but parking is not free and can be a hassle, according to previous visitors. Instead, take the MARTA No. 2 or 102 bus. Visit the Ponce City Market's website for a full list of vendors and attractions. 

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