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Address: Avignon, France
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A great street for shopping in Avignon with all the top brands and local trade ,cafes and restaurants

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Jane B
Cannes, France

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Cannes, France
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great street for shopping in Avignon with all the top brands and local trade ,cafes and restaurants

Thank Jane B
Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 376 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rue de la Republique has a distinctly commercial character, so don't mistake it for a notable cultural-historic attraction. It's good for an hour’s worth of recreational shopping, but it’s nothing special. A word to the wise: Motorists tend to drive quite fast on this busy street. We saw pedestrians jaywalking and ignoring crosswalk lights at grave peril, and there were... More 

Thank Citallwic
Ithaca, New York
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the main avenue for traffic inside the walls. If you are into shopping this is a real mix of national names and local shops. This is accessible by car but very restrictive. This main avenue is good for a drop off and then park at the underground Palace parking area. Very easy to get to from the metro... More 

Thank ken8572
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

This is the Main Street in the old city with many name-brand stores. Nothing remarkable, but watch your wallet and purses. Pickpockets are common.

Thank Riverdog1
Southwest USA
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68 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Pleasant enough place to stroll but sort of a Tourist Trap. The Nicholas has some great wines and the Monoprix has a nice selection including some local products. With a few more exceptions it average or slightly above.

Thank Chacoan
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Dull high street with chainy shops. Only bought a couple French brand shampoos from a pharmacy as they are half the price of London prices. The positive is the high street is close to Avignon Train station SNCF, bus station (PEM) and tourist information office.

Thank LondonPeony
San Francisco
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This street is the commercial heart of Avignon. Architecturally speaking, there are some nice buildings, but if you don't want to window shop or buy something, it is merely the way to get from the gate to the Palis des Papes. There are pedestrian only areas in the city that make shopping less hectic than on this main thoroughfare.

Thank vidadoro
Calgary, Alberta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The first impression was: it's clean for a street near train station. As soon as you exit the station, this is the street facing you that takes you to Old town centre ( if one considers City Hall as the centre ) directly through this straight street. It does not have wide boulevard feel as the street has only two... More 

Thank tak3
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The smaller streets off to the side had more interesting shops, it seemed. Parts of the street seemed "sketchy" at night.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The Rue de la Republique starts directly in front of the central Gare in Avignon, and takes you through Place L'Horloge and directly to the Palais de Papes. Yes, for the most part, it is a high street, but what a beauty! There are churches, theaters, and the lovely Square Agricol Perdiguier, which is a peaceful, easily accessible (and very... More 

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