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5th Avenue (Avenida 5)

Address: Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Specialty Shops, Shopping & Fashion
Activities: Nightlife, Shopping, Dining, Drinking
Owner description: Busy street lined with all kinds of shops, art and crafts galleries, cafes, restaurants and bars.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Specialty Shops, Shopping & Fashion
Activities: Nightlife, Shopping, Dining, Drinking
Owner description: Busy street lined with all kinds of shops, art and crafts galleries, cafes, restaurants and bars.
Useful Information: Activities for older children

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Barrie, Ontario, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Did not like how they would lie and deceive you just to make a sale, Alot of the same stuff in stores. Never pay what they want always bartor! sick with what you want to pay and if they say no walk away and they WILL take your offer.

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Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We went to Fifth Avenue after hearing people discuss it one day at breakfast. We took a cab and were dropped off. The stores ran the whole gamut....from high end stores to the family stores owned by locals. We soon discovered that if you wanted some deals....stick with the locals!! You can bargain with them on prices. Don't be afraid... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

It's an experience walking 5th Avenue. It has something that would appeal to every person. Very densely populated with the opportunity to spend your money.

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new jersey
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59 reviews 59 reviews
4 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We loved walking every night... No purpose just walking and enjoying the vibe :) Plenty of bars, live bands, all different foods, grab a coffee, an ice cream, browse shops and street vendors. Our condo was beachfront on Calle 6 so we just had to walk up the half block or so to 5th Ave. We preferred to turn right... More 

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Penticton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Everything to see and do on 5th. Great sports bar called EL Sports Bar. All NHL hockey games shown here. Great variety of shops and restaurants to choose from.

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Maryville, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I love walking 5th avenue it is a good place people-watching, shopping and restaurants. The shops are open late which makes visiting in the evening nice. There are several bars/dining establishments along the way, and a lot of options for shopping. You will see people with small animals charging fees for pictures. 5th avenue itself is nice for a visit,... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Definitely go to 5th ave and shop, much cheaper than the resorts for snacks and gifts, watch out for distractions while some of the locals rob you

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6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The area is neat to go see but the shopping is not the greatest. It is mainly more tourist shops and after going to about 4 stores you feel the rest of the shops are repeats. We were there for 3 1/2 hours and that was long enough.

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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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96 reviews 96 reviews
20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I love it here...you can walk back and forth 24/7 and still find a corner, a spot, a place for dinner, and somehow make it your own. I love it in the morning, around lunch time, in the evening, anytime is good, there is something for everybody: for families, for couples, for groups, for middle age people, for youngsters...it is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Many, many stores to shop and plenty of walking. Saw a great show in park by pole climbers and dancers. There are a million hustlers that will approach you, just say no and continue to enjoy yourself

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