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Long Street

Address: Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks, Other
Activities: Nightlife
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Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks, Other
Activities: Nightlife

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Pretoria
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174 reviews 174 reviews
99 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Along with Green Market Sq a walk along Long Street is a must to get the party vibe of Cape Town. Long Street has great shopping and a large variety of pubs, cafes and restaurants to take your pick from. You can visit at night, but like any major city you need to be careful.

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Girona, Spain
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201 reviews 201 reviews
53 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

It's Located in the city centre of cape town, with a great atmosphere all the day long except at late night that could be dangerous. You cAn find all kind of shops with very good prices, better than the malls (Waterfront, canal walk...) and also a lot of pubs to eat or drink something enjoying the atmosphere around. Even at... More 

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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We were there for new years celebrations ,in day time this street is quite okay .At night it comes alive with bars and clubs and one can easily bar hop here .Eateries are quite cheap and environment is safe

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I just loved this street, we were warned about it but we had a local friend so we enjoyed a lot! We visited it for Thai message, for Street shopping, got a hand made marimba! my most cherished musical instrument from here (it was not available anywhere else). Ate excellent Indian food at Food Inn India, did Pub hopping almost... More 

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Friesland, Netherlands
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Just like any other downtown street in Africa, this street is a mix of bars, restaurants, cheap shops, not so cheap shops, tourism stuff, et cetera. Not really special, however, if you are around, just take a walk there. The streets around Long Street, with the markets, are nicer if you ask me.

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St. Helena Bay, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This part of town has a special vibe... Vibrant and full of character. The people are friendly and the environment reallt safer than expected

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London, United Kingdom
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615 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Long Street is one of the main streets in Cape Town. It is full of shops, restaurants, bars, cafes, museums, curio stores, some theatres, hotels and a lot of entertainment venues. As the name implies, it is a somewhat long street and is great for walking. Highly recommended!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I visited Long street during the weekend and was again moved by the busy life. there are shops with various goods to offer and lively peiople in the street. there are also lovely old buildings that stood the test of time.

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Israel
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101 reviews 101 reviews
31 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

I had dinner at the hamburger royale which was very good. I had hoped to catch a beer and some live music from one of the many bars. I was constantly bothered by beggers and people on the street making the feeling very unpleasant. Every corner had security people and the police constantly patroled but did nothing to clean up... More 

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The Mount, Pamplemousses, Mauritius
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

It was just nice to walk in cape town but i didn't found something special walking on Long Street! It is a normal road and there is nothing of wow

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