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16th Street Mall

16th St, Denver, CO 80202 (Central Business District)
303 534 8500
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Ranked #52 of 142 Attractions in Denver
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Type: Malls, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Shopping, People-watching
Description: Located in the heart of Denver, this vibrant area offers a variety of shops and places to relax.
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Columbus, Ohio
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139 reviews 139 reviews
59 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

The concept is a good one -- a consolidated area downtown with restaurants and retail aplenty, with many hotels nearby. But for this visitor, a walk through the mall was smoky, smelly and engaging in ways not intended or wanted. I am not sure why there are so many lost souls here, and I am not clear why the city... More

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131 reviews 131 reviews
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124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Loved the concept of an outdoor pedestrian wait...no there were buses, the buses go up and down and are free in case you get too tired or lazy to walk or your bags are too heavy.. But the stores are typical of any american malls. Nice to pop in and out of a store though without dealing with typical mall... More

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Dallas, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

This is a SUPER touristy area... parking is terrible, and I was expecting more. If you start at Larimer square, you will have a better time. Don't start at the other end of the mall. It is dirty and crazy touristy.

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Houston, Texas
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295 reviews 295 reviews
64 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Whether you just want to people watch, grab food from a stand, go shopping, or listen to music ,16th street mall is a pretty solid guarantee. If I'm staying around 16th street, I know I'll always have something to do. Tons of happy hours, tons of shops, lots of coffee, and a free metro rail. Take 2-3 hours on 16th... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Very nice area and the shops are great too! There is a free bus that will take you up and down each side for those who cannot walk much!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

People aren't really inviting like in the South, say Florida. But you can walk for days down any street and you are safe. Really cool coffee shops, gift shops, diners, parks. Public transportation is great. Kids are allowed to hang out downtown, and even some homeless are around, and it all works. You can see the mountains from almost anywhere.... More

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Chandler, Arizona
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94 reviews 94 reviews
29 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Totally Overrated!! Just a street with mediocre restaurants at best. I actually didn't feel safe walking the street with my children. When I decided to stay here it was based on the location and I couldn't be more disappointed. This is just an average street. If you don't have business nearby I would recommend staying somewhere else.

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Herndon, Virginia
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136 reviews 136 reviews
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122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My husband and I stayed at a hotel within walking distance of this area on a Saturday and Sunday night. The "mall" itself is 16th street which has a lane going each direction with a center island in the street. The entire area is about ten blocks long and there are lights to cross the street. Each lane is traveled... More

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

A few high end stores and lots of food. Very clean, we saw them washing the streets early Sunday. Saturday night was great for bar hopping but not for food. Most of the restaurants closed the kitchen and only served alcohol. We did partake in a carriage ride around the mall which was nice. There are a lot of street... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Being from a non-walking city (Atlanta) the 16th street mall is a great concept. It connects the city and gives people options besides taking a taxi. I also liked the fact that if you wanted you could hop on a free shuttle. If any city is interested into turning their town into a more walking friendly place may I suggest... More

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