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“shopping” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Frontstreet

Frontstreet
Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
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Ranked #6 of 49 things to do in Philipsburg
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Activities: Shopping
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Owner description: This crowded street is a popular tourist center for duty-free shopping.
Stamford, Connecticut
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8 reviews
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“shopping”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Great shopping area, everything is duty free and tax free.Best place to buy cigarettes, liquor, diamonds and gold. Next time I will bring more money and room in my luggage

Visited December 2012
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frankfort,ky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“A shoppers paradise!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

The shops open as the cruise ships arrive.
There is everything for everyone one.
There is nothing you can not find in this duty free port.
The shops are very accommodating, and do not harass the tourists

Visited February 2013
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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Shopping, shopping, shopping..........................”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Alot of shops, mainly jewellery and every kind you can think of. Everyone was friendly and helpful. You should have an idea of what you are to buy and know the prices as you can negotiate with the employees in the stores.

Visited January 2013
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Gardiner, Maine
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“A delightful experience even if shopping isn't your thing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

A walk down Front Street is a must while in St. Maarten, even if you're not a shopper (which I am not). The sights and sounds keep it interesting, and there is something there for everyone. The courthouse area and also Wathey Square down on the Boardwalk are quite picturesque. Stop inside the courthouse as it is open to the public (there was a trial going when my wife and I went in).

Visited February 2013
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New Jersey
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“Jewelry, various booze, gifts shops, and "weed, mon".”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Good for a day trip. Looking for jewelry, booze, and cigarettes to take home, look no further. Various trinkets, small casinos, outdoor stalls selling anything you can think of. Don't be surprised to hear "good weed, mon" as you venture down the street. Don't fret, all part of the scene!

Visited February 2013
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