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Of historic value

The beautiful buildings are of historic value. The night life is bustling. Some restaurants towards the upper end are worthwhile.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

A bustling cosmopolitan street in Cape Town with amazing options for food, stay and drinks. Not sure about the night life as we didn't venture there after 5pm. It's vibrant but seems doggy as you may not know whom to trust and whether to trust anyone on the street. if you have some spare time during the day, visit. Not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I went to the Long Street Baths almost every day during a two-week visit to Cape Town in July. The building itself is a wonderful Victorian gem. The original, wrought iron turnstile gates are still at the main entrance. The general impression was of a clean place. The entry price is reasonable: it was R21 a time when I went.... More 

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Brisbane
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is a great place to see the fusion of Central African people trading alongside chic fashion boutiques. One does need to be constantly on guard as far as picpockets etc but its a fun morning

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

The beautiful buildings are of historic value. The night life is bustling. Some restaurants towards the upper end are worthwhile.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Long Street has many shops, cafes and restaurants and a nice atmosphere. What makes it different from many other shopping streets are the historic buildings, which are beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I think this is the only place u can find some fun and some nightlife where clubs and pubs , like all south Africa its not safe to be late try to be in group or use taxi

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Long Street has changed into an uncomfortable area to visit. Its former interesting cosmopolitan nature is gone. However, the area beyond the municipal swimming pool sport trendy restaurants well worth frequenting.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Besides the bars and restuarants, you can spend an entire day walking the street, and visit the different shops. If you have a different kind of shop, it'll be on or just off long street. If you looking old vinyl records, tea pots, antiques or different crafts, you'll be pleasantly surprised by what you can see here, anything and everything.

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Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I had read about this street on Trip Advisor and how wonderful it was, so I dragged my group of 10 (including a one and two year old child) along. It was 6 pm on a July evening. Maybe peak hour is a bad time to visit. Parking was a night mare, it was chilly. The street it self was... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I really don't understand why people get so excited about this street. It is only bars; during the day none of them are on rooftops or in a spot where you can enjoy the sun. I also got really bothered by people in the streets even if I didn't look like a tourist. Don't do it alone or you will... More 

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