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Address: Svetlanskaya Street, Vladivostok, Russia
Description: Named after the 1873 frigate Svetlana, this historical street is the...
Named after the 1873 frigate Svetlana, this historical street is the longest in the city and contains numerous memorial buildings.
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Being the main downtown street, you can find most things that you want - the weekend farmers markets (when held) are very interesting, with great quality produce at excellent... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Munford, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I found that exploring sides streets and other parts ad the city was more interesting. I did have someone who has lived here for two years show me around, and he also likes shops from different parts of the city better.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Being the main downtown street, you can find most things that you want - the weekend farmers markets (when held) are very interesting, with great quality produce at excellent prices. A huge variety of shops cater to everyone, and its interesting just to walk along and see the people.

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Narraweena, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Though it does have a ГУМ department store similar to the Svetlanksya street in Moscow, it is very different but still has something about it which makes it worth a walk along. Lots of shops and if you walk along it for a while you'll come across a few statues/monuments as well as some impressive buildings.

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Odessa, Ukraine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Packed with cars, covered with ice on the sidewalks and mud on the street. Traffic jams expected, better avoid. Walking is simplky dangerous due to slippery ice

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I was pleasantly suprised by the street. I'm not sure why, but I was expecting something a little more communist in architecture, at the very least, a lot more drab. It's a great long street to walk down, even the bank buildings are pretty. Be sure to stop in at Presto for an amazing coffee!

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I found Svelanskaya Street to be, together with others in the center, a little bit like a mini-Moscow. The buildings are nicer than in other parts of the Russian Far East, but that area is quite small. Nonetheless, it is nice to walk around, there are some shops, restaurants, and beautiful buildings around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Not so much fun on this street. But it deserves attention because there are many historic buildings, shops and restaurants.

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pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

If you're looking for souvenirs, there are not a lot of places. Buy them where you see them. The area along the river on the weekend had souvenir stands set up. Check out prices and then bargain. Often a bargain if you buy two of the same thing.

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Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

This street struck me as an average street, worth wandering along. Some of the buildings are interesting but what is more interesting is exploring some of the hidden little alleyways along it.

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vladivostok
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

A pleasant stroll along Svetlanskaya is a great way to spend an hour or two particularly if vyou have an interest in architecture

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Address: Svetlanskaya Street, Vladivostok, Russia
Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Far Eastern District  >  Primorsky Krai  >  Vladivostok

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