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rue de Bethune

Address: Lille, France
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Ranked #23 of 53 Attractions in Lille
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We happened to be in Lille on New Years Day (a public holiday, hence everything is closed!!) so went to the UGC cinema and watched the hobbit. if it says VTSoF on the listing it means it is in it's original language with french subtitles! probably common knowledge but just so you know ;-)

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london
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77 reviews 77 reviews
26 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Rue de Bethune lacks charm but is still good for shopping as there are many French high street shops and a branch of the more expensive Paris department store Les Galeries Lafayette. Also to be found are Le Majestic and UGC Cine Cite cinemas which show many films in English with French subtitles.

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Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Almost all the middle range franchised shops one knows in France are on this street, so it's very simple and quick if you are looking for clothes. Try the sides streets and surroundings too for more original shops, it's worth it!

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Doetinchem, The Netherlands
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74 reviews 74 reviews
17 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

And no French police in sight, and no security staff, ordinary shops, not worth a visit. I liked nothing here

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Lille, France
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Not a whole lot here, just chain fashion retailers like H&M. The street isn't marvellously clean and isn't worth 'visiting'- but it is the main pedestrian connection between the stations and Republique Square so visitors to Lille will no doubt walk down it.

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Pune, India
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263 reviews 263 reviews
151 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

The Rue Bethune is a wonderful street in Lille and probably the most happenning place in the city. One can find numerous cafes, bars, restaurants, shops and other shopping destinations here located under some wonderful buildings. A perfect place to roam around and enjoy an evening.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Lots of fine shops, cinemas and places to take a coffee break. A must see if you are in the Lille area.

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Nottingham
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Rue bethune has some great shops and of course the famous brasserie 'Au Moules' is situated on the Rue Bethune. Recommended!

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Maidstone
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92 reviews 92 reviews
8 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

A very pleasant stroll with a great variety of shops and plenty of potential spend lots of Euro's ! Or perhaps window shopping until you go back after saving up :)

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Sussex, England
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142 reviews 142 reviews
62 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

But not tecnically part of the old town, which has very upmarket shops rue Bethune is full of French style at prices the locals wil pay

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