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Chapel Street

Penzance, England
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Ranked #8 of 23 Attractions in Penzance
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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English first
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

A street of wonderful historic buildings in the heart of Penzance with the Egyptian House the highlight

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Full of character, a must to visit if walking around Penzance. I particularly like the pyramid house.

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London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
38 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We often enjoy a walk around Penzance. Many different & interesting buildings. Turks Head & Admiral Benbow are worth a visit.

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UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

An unexpected surprise of very quirky shops, buildings, churches and old pubs We ate in The Turks Head - the oldest pub in town -and The Admiral Benbow - set up like the inside of a pirate ship!. Both had good food and friendly service

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Girona, Spain
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127 reviews 127 reviews
46 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Wonderful boutique shops, excellent and unusual household items, antiques, books--you name it. And the delicious Bakehouse restaurant is off on an alley.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Amazing street ...just look up...admiral benbow on roof...Egyptian decor on house fronts,lost and found cafe with enormous slices of homemade cake in tranquil rooms of Hypatia house, Saturday market with total organic produce..u can feel the the well worn path of the smugglers from the harbour steps!

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Whitehaven
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89 reviews 89 reviews
24 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Loved strolling down this street to the sea front,in the afternoon but it's more enchanting in the evening.the oldest pub in Penzance (Turks head) the admiral Benbow with it's pirate theme was also nice and the Dolphin at the bottom of the hill served lovely fresh sea food. Other places of interest we're St Mary's church, the Methodist church and... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Always make a beeline for chapel street love all the quirky shops, Also the Turks head and the Admiral Benbow. Lots of places to eat well worth a visit

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Parker, CO
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Lovely street with many interesting shops to explore---good antiques, books, and an amazing shop filled with handmade utilitarian objects. Also good dining options here. This area of Penzance has great ambiance!

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Very nice small shops, interior design, art, clothing and bric a brac, it is a pleasure to wander around and then stop at the pub fpr a drink and enjoy the social and relaxed atmosphere

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