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Rue Ste Catherine

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Address: , Bordeaux, France
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Pedestrianized street is city-smart.

I had very little interest in the 200-plus retail stores that line this mile-long street, said to be the longest pedestrianized shopping street in Europe. But plenty of people... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Rue st. Catherine is a main thoroughfare street in the middle of old Bordeaux. If you get lost just ask for rue St. Catherine. It is very commercial street with lots of cheap shops and cheap eateries, but alas fill of 'clochard' tramps, and beggars that are constantly begging in this street, lying in the middle of the street, pretending... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I had very little interest in the 200-plus retail stores that line this mile-long street, said to be the longest pedestrianized shopping street in Europe. But plenty of people were shopping. I applaud the pedestrianization; Rue Ste. Catherine was safe from car accidents. It was free of litter. There is a Ste. Catherine tram stop. There is a Galleries Lafayette... More 

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Sussex, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Parts of this street are classy, parts are tacky, some printed reviews give a very misleading impression, my opinion....don't bother

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

this is consumer society at its peak.Most of the shops open on a sunday afternoon also. My hotel was just off the main drag so i had to go up and down this street every time i went out. The contrast between the shoppers and the beggers was too much for me.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Best place to go shopping and spend the whole day just relaxing shopping and enjoying some beautiful food.whatever you want you will find it here.def worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Perfect day shopping along and around this street! A brilliant day for a true shopaholic! Lovely cafés to stop at slim the way too! Perfect!

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Prescott, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We were there in mid July and the sales were CRAZY! My kind of shopping where literally everything is on sale. The streets are packed, it is like what in the Midwest is called "sidewalk" sales with the merchandise on racks outside. Lots of bargains, lots people, lots of choices from big stores to small stores. Even the chocolate stores... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Interesting street. Bustling full of shoppers, holidaymakers and cyclists. Plenty of shops ranging from low budget to independent and high end designers. Countless places to eat, drink and sit and watch the world go by. Explore the side streets and Place de Victoire to escape the crowds.

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

Plenty of variety between big chains and smaller independent stores. Plenty of places on side streets to get something to eat. Watch out for slippery stone surfaces in the rain!

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This pedestrianised Rue runs straight for more than half a mile from Place de la Comedie to Place de la Victoire.There are loads of fashion and shoe shops,a Galerie Lafayette department store,the Utopia cinema which shows V.O [films in their original language] and Mollat[largest independent bookstore in France].This is one of the oldest roads in Bordeaux[originally part of the north-south... More 

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