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West Street (Xi Jie)

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Address: West of Yangshuo County, Yangshuo County 541900, China
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am

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Foreigner street

All types of restaurants including fast food McDonald's and KFC. Amazing ambiance in the evening and lighting too. Apart from the restaurants, it's filled with shops from clothing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Best seen during the day when not as crowded, great for the local beer fish meal (most restaurants offer this).Great for small gift souvenirs shopping. Hire a bike and see the country side.

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Mermaid Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

This street is so busy at night, it's a bit of a crush to move around. But the lights, the stalls and the restaurants are all a bit of fun. There are many stalls to buy knick knacks, some are good and others are not, but you can be the judge. But as you walk around this street, the ever... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

West Street is just awful, and I would avoid it at all costs. It is a complete tourist trap filled with mostly grubby, run down restaurants and shops catering to tourist tastes at inflated prices. There are a couple of nice restaurants but nothing to write home about to be honest. I mean there is a KFC and McDonalds which... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

A nice walk in a touristy area. The views up the street to the karst are special. There is one store on the right that sells authentic handcrafts-- their prices are exceedingly steep, but the work is beautiful (and they have very clean bathrooms)

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China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Similar as Li Jiang and other travel city. but some of the restaurants are quite good.just dont buy the fake honey even how real it looks like!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

All types of restaurants including fast food McDonald's and KFC. Amazing ambiance in the evening and lighting too. Apart from the restaurants, it's filled with shops from clothing to trinkets. Watch out for the prices though as locals hike up the prices even for Chinese from other parts of China!

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Turin, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Lots of little shops, good for a leisurely stroll around. We spend an hour or so, one could probably do more if you like to shop around.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Many shops and restaurants. Don't forget the laneways and streets running off West St. German restaurants selling German sausages ( made of China beef!) on the street front. Little lane opposite Macdonalds has Lucy's Rest/ hotel and a couple next door all do western breakfast and real coffee also cheap accomodation

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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

A tourist ghetto of food catered to overseas visitors. Not really anything of interest to be found here

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Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I think that this place was ok, but not amazing. It's ok to visit for an afternoon. The people were friendly, and there was a variety of things on sale, but it was very touristy. Worth a visit I think. The surrounding area was very nice, and the walk to the top of the hill in the park gave some... More 

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