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Rue Ste Catherine

Bordeaux, France (Rue Sainte-Catherine)
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Ranked #23 of 85 attractions in Bordeaux
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Shopping
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

As Famous as this particular street is, and if you are visiting Bordeaux for the first time i recommend you pay a visit, Rue Ste Catherine offers nothing that is not available on your high street at home, high street brands and small boutiques line this lengthy street, eateries and bars abound so finding something to eat is not a... More

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new rochelle
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198 reviews 198 reviews
101 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

If you are hoping to do some shopping, this is the place to go. There are several high end stores along this route. However, if you come from a major city, you have the same exact stores. You may find some unique Bordeaux shops here, but you may also find some interesting shopping off the main shopping area

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Calgary, Canada
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143 reviews 143 reviews
23 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

If you want to shop while in Bordeaux and not spend too much money, this is the street. Many international shops located here such as H&M, Mango. Always busy. Check out the side street for many interesting bistros, coffee shoos and small local shops

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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758 reviews 758 reviews
504 attraction reviews
515 helpful votes 515 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This is just a shopping street that every country in the EU has. Yes is has a stone street but most of the shops are not that rare and everything you can buy here you can buy elsewhere.

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Fuerteventura
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320 reviews 320 reviews
137 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

A big plus in this streets favour is that it concentrates the shops that are not in shopping centres into this street and leaves many other more attractive streets free of both the shops and the crowds. It is quite nice to walk down to see the people and also convenient because it is fully pedestrianised, however the parallel streets... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Truth is if you are expecting a special shopping experience you won't get it on this street but the clash of cultures and people is something to behold. it is much better in the evening when you can have a choice of whatever kind of food you want and brassieres are quite impressive. it is not everyone's cup of tea... More

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Sydney, Australia
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301 reviews 301 reviews
86 attraction reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is said to be the longest pedestrian street in Europe at well over one kilometre in length, gradually sloping down from the Grand Theatre end to the Place de la Victoire. The further down you go, the cheaper the retailers get and the more tourist rubbish there is. The top bit is quite nice though and the view down... More

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Bordeaux, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Worth a visit if you like shopping in a pedestrianised area. All the big shops without the risk of being run over.

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Sydney Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
13 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

A very pleasant streetscape, but most of the stores are dreary international chains, and then lower down a whole series of trashy souvenir and two-dollar shops. To be avoided.

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Povoa de Varzim, Portugal
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76 reviews 76 reviews
4 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I will never return to this street. 1/2 of the street is filled with kind of chinese shops the other 1/2 has some chains as h&m sephora ou pull &bear. Very disorganised, there is no place to eat something decent, etc...

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