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Barbican

Address: Plymouth, England
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Ranked #5 of 111 Attractions in Plymouth
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

its a mixture of old and new, you have the cobbled streets & quirky shops and the old fashioned buildings. to the boats and al fresco bars, always busy day & night, great atmosphere

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Launceston, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Visited the Barbican today, just a lovely place with lots to see and do. Plenty of choice of places to eat and drink with culture and many places to see. Would recommend

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Nice place to stay in Plymouth, always something interesting going on. I always go here when visit England.

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Pymouth
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The old & the new combined, whether rain or shine there is always something going on or something to do here. Restaurants, cafes, shops, boat trips, the aquarium, the cobbles, the views across the bays &the smiles of the people walking by all help make the barbican #Plymouth great

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

On the edge of the sea with loads of history, shops, places to eat and, of course, the National Marine Aquarium. Plus, a few minutes walk will get you into the city centre. As cities go, Plymouth and the surrounding area have a lot to offer. And its naval history makes it a "must visit" if you have any interest... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is a lovely old place with loads of history and things to do. The shops are great and there are plenty of places to eat. The boat trips are great and views lovely. Very busy and full of atmosphere. A must see.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

When the weather is nice this is when its best because you can take your drink and sit along the side of the walls, can get a bit crowded at times. It is also lovely at night as the reflections of the lights on the water are beautiful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

nice place but full of drunks on bank holidays, weekdays tho nice scenery and nice for a stroll n fish n chips

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broadstairs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Very nice place to go, but certainly not wheelchair friendly. 20p for toilet unless you don't want to lock the door ! And only 15 minutes if you do pay! Coming to a council near you soon i bet

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Newport, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

A beautiful place to relax at any time of day or year. The Barbican has numerous restaurants with multiple cuisine choices, so me thing for everyone. You can find quaint mobile vans and food outlets along the stretch that offer quality snacks with stunning harbour views, rather than tacky burger vans. An assortment of cafés offer a range of coffee/cake... More 

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