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Gas Street Basin

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Address: Gas St., Birmingham B1 2JT, England
Phone Number: 44-121-643-2514
Description: Once a thriving port, this area where several canals meet offers colorful...
Once a thriving port, this area where several canals meet offers colorful canal boats, bars, cafes and restaurants.
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Nice place to walk by

This place is nice to walk by. It follow a channel used in fluvial transport in the XIX century. It was refurbished in the 1990s, and now has some interesting pubs and restaurants... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Rio Grande, RS
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Rio Grande, RS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This place is nice to walk by. It follow a channel used in fluvial transport in the XIX century. It was refurbished in the 1990s, and now has some interesting pubs and restaurants in the extension. The promenade along the channel is a nice place to sightseeing.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

........ of how relaxing it is to walk along the canals and just watch the world go by. Give yourself time to wander along the canals - they are what made Birmingham the city it is today.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Went with friends to have a general wander around & have something to eat & drink, there are plenty of pubs & eateries along there

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

An interesting walk and some nice views of the back of the properties. Quiet and the tow paths all updated. A small section with a very low arch. Interesting to see some of the people who live on the boats. Nice easy walk from mailbox to ICC and a gentle strol.

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Halesworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

brilliant area of birmingham central to restaurants events and a wonderful array of boats with access to the saline centre and convention centre

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Cannock, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Lovely place for walks. Nice bars to stop and have drinks and light lunch. Very busy at night time. So be carefull not to fall in canal.

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Isla Plana, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A taste of the canal in it's horse drawn era, with buildings from the period maintained alongside more modern offerings. Much to see, and many choices for eating canal-side, watching the boats to and fro on their travels....

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This area along the canal in Birmingham houses numerous shops, restaurants, and overall has a 'happening' vibe. Mostly new, there was an energy there we did not see in other more industrial parts of the city. There are numerous canal tours available for those wanting to explore the waterway. It is a great place to walk around in the evening... More 

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North West England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

It is a nice area to stroll around with lots of bars and restaurants - such a shame so many are chains, though. Very few original eating and drinking places.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We visited Gas Street Basin prior to a theatre trip. In the warm summer evening sunshine the basin is a wonderful place to explore. It wasn't particularly crowded and the canals reflect ripples on the red brick walls. Not as I remember it was in the 1960's! You are spoilt for choice as regards to places to eat and it's... More 

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Address: Gas St., Birmingham B1 2JT, England
Phone Number: 44-121-643-2514
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham>  > Ladywood

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