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Barbican

Plymouth, England
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Ranked #5 of 117 Attractions in Plymouth
Type: Neighborhoods
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

When in Plymouth don't forget to go to Plymouth Hoe and then finish of with walk up til The Barbican. The area has cobble stone streets, cheap and fresh restaurant with beside sea sitting. Boat trips to Cornwall and to different island points should be one off event from The Barbican. People were swimming as well in the sea here.... More

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Milton, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

The Barbican area has everything you could imagine - shops, vendors, restaurants, good views, history, and more. We enjoyed being there.

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The Barbican has a great range of food options to suit any pocket and the Elizabethan architecture and historically significant landmarks are a must for any visitor.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

A bustling and lively part of Plymouth where a mix of marine / fishing and night life mix. Cobble stones etc. Warm when the sun is out but some of the outdoor restaurants could do with tidying up their act a little.

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
40 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Cobble streets, bars, restaurants and "atmosphere" make this place a "must visit" when in Plymouth, so don't miss out on a good time

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Ivybridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The friendly people,the lovely old part of Plymouth which is steeped in history,it is a must to visit,I have No dislikes

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Warwick
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Its been a while since I last visited but The Barbican hasn't changed love this area of Plymouth. Little alley's and cute shops.

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Wythenshawe, null, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

plenty to do and see there are many bars and resturant to visit great food plenty to drink also there are many boat trips for you and for the family you can sit out said and watch the bands play music or you can walk round the shops which sell lovely gift. there isn't anything that i disliked about the... More

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Full of history and yet modern and vibrant. You can see the actual place the Mayflower set sail for America, learn more from the Mayflower museum which is reasonably priced and offers a great view of Sutton Harbour, visit The Elizabethan House, enjoy art and craft shops, a choice of restaurants to suit all budgets and indulge in a tour... More

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York, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This is the old part of Plymouth, and many of the buildings date from long ago. Sadly, Plymouth was badly bombed in the second world war, and the powers that be allowed development of concrete housing between the front of the Barbican and the Citadel at the top of the hill. However, the harbour frontage still has that historic appeal,... More

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