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Address: Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
Activities: Walking, City walk sightseeing

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Such a cool funky place. Everyone is so nice.

The people, stores and food are amazing. A great place where everyone is accepted. There is such an array of various cultures and people it makes this street in Nelson so unique.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The people, stores and food are amazing. A great place where everyone is accepted. There is such an array of various cultures and people it makes this street in Nelson so unique.

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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65 reviews 65 reviews
15 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This small town has excellent restaurants and a nice (Touchstone) museum. Great variety of places to eat..something to please everyone. It's also a walking town.

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Kila
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Great stores and restaurants. We walked up and down several times. Nice speciality stores and funky clothing.

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Quebec City, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

You will find a lot of sport's shoppes plus cafes, restaurants. Check for the opening hours, they are variable.

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Nelson
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Baker street has a vibe unique in small town Canada. While filled with many unique independent restaurants, cafes, and craft stores, what makes this stretch of downtown Nelson most remarkable are the people who walk along it. Some of them are indeed refugees from the 60's and the Hippie culture. But along Baker Street you will find people from all... More 

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I have been to Nelson many times and it is always a joy to be here, summer or winter. In the winter the skiing and snowboarding is superb (so I am told, can't take part in that sadly due to a dodgy knee) and in the summer hiking is excellent and some is also possible in winter). Baker Street an... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

If you don't walk both sides of Baker Street, end to end, then you haven't seen Nelson. Poke you head in any number of shops and for sure you'll spend a few dollars but I/we always have an awesome time and we're not what you call big spenders. Just good value for what we spend on food or clothing. Love... More 

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Geraldine, Canterbury, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I am all over the old buildings , the independent shops and the cool and friendly locals. We stopped by the rock and gem shop and there was this hippy guy who was trying to buy a crystal to help him move his furniture. lol I love hanging out in Nelson.

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British Columbia, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Very expensive to shop in Nelson lots of women's clothing stores but very very pricey not sure how the average wage earner is able to support the stores here because of the high prices

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Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
16 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

food was good and had something for everyone. Had the salmon, was great, had the 1/2 chicken, was great and the borscht was good too!

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