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Cours Mirabeau

Aix-en-Provence, France
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Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Nice restaurants and shops. "Monoprix" is a good place to buy a gift and has a nice grocery store downstairs if needed. Be sure to explore the small cobble stone streets north of the Cours Mirabeau and east of the fountain (fountain de la Rotonde) where there are many more pub/restaurant/shop choices. One of my personal favorites is the Moroccan... More

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Colorado
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84 reviews 84 reviews
15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Centrally located with great shopping & people watching. Many museums & other attractions are directly off Cours Mirabeau.

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Penhook, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a wonderful place for a walk. Plenty of restaurants to choose from. Banks on one side of the street with ATMs. We love Aix for its outdoor markets. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, the markets are on the Cours Mirabeau...at least the non fruit and vegetable items. Lovely fountains. Restaurants visited by famous artists in the past if you... More

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Bedford, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

What a great place to stroll! There are lots of restaurants with outdoor spaces where you can sit and people watch. We went to the market nearby, picked up some things for lunch and sat on one of the many benches to eat. Make sure you visit the patisserie, Bechard- their products and service is exceptional. Lots of lovely shops.... More

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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105 reviews 105 reviews
37 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Very charmy central street, with lots of restaurants, most of them expensive, nice and fashioned stores. The fountains in the middle are magnificent and shows how the water has been important to the city since the Roman Era.

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San Diego
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93 reviews 93 reviews
31 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Great stalls with merchants selling everything from clothes and shoes to linens and other items from provencale. Follow the market to the end of cours Mirabeau to the left and continue on to the food market (but do this in the morning as everything gets packed up by 1PM).

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London, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
87 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We have visited this interesting an vibrant city on many occasions. The Cours Mirabeau separates old Aix en Provence for the modern Aix en Provence. If you love life, people watching and fabulous ancient buildings, this is the place for you. Cafe and restaurant life abounds here and you'll be spoilt for choice. One can catch a bus to Marseille... More

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Solvang, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This main shopping boulevard is a delight for all senses! Lots of fun restaurants and stores line one side of the street anchored on one end by a HUGE and very impressive fountain with changing water patterns and many surrounding statues and encircled by a roundabout. In the middle is another fountain much different in size and features -- a... More

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California
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333 reviews 333 reviews
80 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a beautiful street with lots of restaurants, bars and shops. It's a great place to take a stroll or to just people watch.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Beautiful city center. Lovely restaurants with outdoor dining. Be sure to ask if vendors accept credit cards (we rarely carry cash).

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