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Address: Market Street, San Francisco, CA
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping
Description: Considered to be the Champs Elysees of the city, this grand street is...
Considered to be the Champs Elysees of the city, this grand street is filled with shops, hotels, and, along the way, remarkable architecture.
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It's a long street.

It was flat compared to the rest of San Fran. It was really long. It wasn't too crowded to walk up and down on.

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Western Australia, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

It was flat compared to the rest of San Fran. It was really long. It wasn't too crowded to walk up and down on.

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Paris
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389 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

There are a lot of hotels, shops, and cafes around the street that is a kind of vertebra column of San Francisco. This atmosphere is lively, modern, young. Al lot of good streets crosses Market Street.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Shopping here is very good...Abercrombie,Juicy, Apple, etc. plus the shopping mall. At the end of the cable car too. Loads of interesting locals!!

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Fresno, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We didn't get to walk through everything but you can bet we will next time. Fantastic Mall, and other places to shop, close to union square, lots of resturants. Street vendors all around. Great attraction!

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Dublin, Ireland
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207 reviews 207 reviews
57 attraction reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I really enjoyed shopping on this street and the feeling that this was like the heart of the city. I almost didn't visit Market Street, but was glad that I did. It's really neat Union Square and Nob Hill, so it's convenient to visit from there.

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Kent, Ohio
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119 reviews 119 reviews
44 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Every major city has a traditional shopping district, and the intersection of Market and Union is San Francisco's. The whole range of retailers are present, including upscale department stores such as Saks and Bloomingdales, more midscale such as Gap, and of course, an Apple Store. The iconic trolley has a boarding station there (be prepared to wait), and a metro... More 

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Crestline, California
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191 reviews 191 reviews
28 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

A Huge main thoroughfare that cuts right through the city. And an iconic Street Car, from The Castro-Fisherman's Wharf. A Mix of unique servvices: Banks, Internet-oriented businesses,office buildings. Upscale shopping centers. And unfortunately a huge population of vagrants; which are either mentally distrubed/chemically dependant (or both) But the key is : IGNORE! and not not engage, in conversation or otherwise!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
71 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

This is the main through fare in SF and has every shop you could possibly want. As there are a lot of tourists here there is an unprecedented amount of beggars outside every door. The recent introduction of free wifi along the entire length of Market Street and many of the parks around the city comes in really handy.

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Lancaster, California
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194 reviews 194 reviews
57 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We went on a driving tour of San Francisco and Market Street was on the tour. It looked like a lot of tall buildings and Starbucks.

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Los Angeles, California
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6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

When I was applying for FIDM in SF, I was always having to come from Sacramento and spend the day until my meetings with my advisor late in the afternoon, leaving me to stroll Market Street for hours on end. Now after two years, I've found all the gems on Market, including great clothing stores like Old Navy, Levi Strauss,... More 

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