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Main Street

Address: Main Street, Gibraltar
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Ranked #16 of 28 Attractions in Gibraltar
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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88 reviews 88 reviews
26 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I found the whole experience of Gibraltar's Main Street to be very surreal - it was almost like walking through Kingston. It's nothing special and hardly worth making the effort to visit Gibraltar for.

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I visited Gibraltar a while ago, I have found it very hard to find anything nice to say about it. Driving off the island was the best part. I didn't like it, the smell, the flies to the numerous electrical shops it was just not my cup of tea. I could have been anywhere there was no sense of culture.... More 

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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
26 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Lots of familiar shops in this High Street - BHS, Marks and Spencer, Dorothy Perkins, F&F (Tesco), but knowing that this is a tax free haven for cigarettes and booze I thought these clothes shops would be cheaper if no VAT but goods were the same price as at home! Jewellery is supposed to be a bargain buy but again... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Looked good bargains if you want booze, jewellery etc. places to eat and drink alcoholic and coffee . We ate at the Gibralter Arms and had good food and reasonable drinks

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Ellon, United Kingdom
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17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We visited in late September and were greeted with a torrential rain storm. We're stuck at the bus station for an hour or so. It was like looking from the back of Niagara Falls. Anyway we got to Main Street eventually but unfortunately all the power was cut. Visited a nice pub but unfortunately could not get a meal due... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

from duty free to shopping, mixed in with a lot of history and great buildings. You will all visit main street even if you dont know it.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Nice enough to take a stroll. Same shops as in the UK and some souvenir shops available. Lots of places to have lunch.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I think my expectations were too high for Gibraltar. I wanted a cuter town but it was like any other tourist street on Europe. I did find a cute dolphin ring at a shop. There was a festival going on the day we visited. So there was lots of music and people around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Plenty of the usual shops to browse but not many bargains unless sale on. If you drink and smoke you are in heaven but do be aware of customs limits. £10 for litre bottle of Tanqueray Gin. £23 for carton (200 cigarettes). Plenty of eating places.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

A very pleasant stroll through the centre of town. Plenty of opportunity for you to part with your cash from the posh shops to the many food emporiums. Must recommend the Raja Hindustani in Kings Street. Their curries are fab.

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