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Ninth Street

Ninth St., Durham, NC
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Ranked #17 of 27 Attractions in Durham
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Cultural
Activities: Shopping, City walk sightseeing
Owner description: Durham's area of hip and off-beat shops.
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Cultural
Activities: Shopping, City walk sightseeing
Owner description: Durham's area of hip and off-beat shops.

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Durham, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Some good restaurants and local shops. In danger of being taken over by chains, with rents rising in the area. Don't miss Vaguely Reminiscent gift shop and The Regulator book store. Whole Foods is nearby, too.

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Durham, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Every Friday night, people just flock there using up all parking lots. It's common driving around for half an hour just to find a parking spot.

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Durham, nc
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Ninth street has such an eclectic mix of restaurants, stores, and activities. I love starting at one end and visiting the storefronts, bookstores, coffee shops, and restaurants. It can keep me entertained for hours. It's a "must-see" Durham activity.

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Cary, North Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Seedy and faded. Very few decent places left, and it is sketchy on its best day. You can try to call it a locale with quaint atmosphere - it is dirty and dated.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

All the quaint small, locally-based shops gave the area a unique feel. I would definitely take anyone visiting from out of town here for Sunday brunch.

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Durham, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Make sure you get a slice of pizza to enjoy. The city has made nice improvements to the area. There are many places to visit and eateries.

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Durham, North Carolina
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Ninth Street is an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, and now the encroachment of newer buildings and apartments. A fascinating, fabulous find of wonderful food and great people!

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

From Elmo's Diner to Vaguely Reminiscent, this mini-college town is a delight. Banh's Vietnamese place should not be missed, And for someone who is not a hamburger affecianado, the burgers at Dain's Place are out of this world!

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Topeka, KS
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Ninth Street was advertised as having great nightlife. We did find a great place to eat there, but didn't find anything else going on when we were there.

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Bulgaria
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Interesting urban experience in downtown Durham. Perhaps don't go after sunset, otherwise historic, as these things go in the U.S.

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