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Thornton's Arcade

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Neighborhood: Leeds City Centre
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Address: Off Briggate, Leeds LS1 6LQ, England
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The Ivanhoe Clock

The Arcade has changed during the time I've lived in Leeds. Shops have opened and closed but the chiming clock provides a wonderful continuity. Look up above and behind as you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Blacktown, Australia
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75 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Title says it all, arcade full of shops. Yes it may be old and look nice, but it's a shopping centre. Must be better things to look at.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The Arcade has changed during the time I've lived in Leeds. Shops have opened and closed but the chiming clock provides a wonderful continuity. Look up above and behind as you enter from Lands Lane.

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The great thing about this and other arcades in Leeds city centre is that they are all different. They have different styles of architecture and decor as well as a range of different shops. The larger, more modern shopping centres and designer outlets both in Leeds and other cities in the UK are almost identical in that they all look... More 

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Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The shopping and ambience is lovely. Lots of great shopping and cafes to make the trip downtown enjoyable.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This is one of the lovely little arcades in Leeds packed with little independent shops. A great place to wander when you're shopping in this fab city.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Another beautiful old arcade with interesting little shops. Make sure you visit the Belgian chocolate shop!

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Beautiful There is a number of arcades and ancient pubs worth a visit. We went and thouroughly enjoyed the architecture

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We walk through here every time we have a shopping trip to Leeds- loads of little independent shops and lovely decor.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

The olde world charms was here in spades. I love architecture and I really enjoyed walking around this area. The roof is beautiful glass victorian detail. The walls were lovely too with beautiful tiles that goes back to bygone era. You can't beat a bit of beautiful structure and finish.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Pretty. Full of expensive places to shop. Also good to shelter from the rain in the city centre.....

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