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Address: Nelson, British Columbia, Canada

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Funky main street with a variety of shops to visit and people to watch

The people in Nelson are friendly and many nod or say hello as you pass them on the street. The old heritage buildings and variety of shops make taking a walk on Baker Street seem... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Russ Y
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Nelson, Canada
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Nelson, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The people in Nelson are friendly and many nod or say hello as you pass them on the street. The old heritage buildings and variety of shops make taking a walk on Baker Street seem like a walk through a museum and art gallery. Many coffee shops, restaurants and pubs have table areas set up on the sidewalks for patrons... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the character of the neighborhood. Lots of great little shops to take in. Very friendly and pleased to see so many folks out and about on a January morning.

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Thank Leann M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I love coming here for lunch, shopping, coffee. Dates with friends or just going solo. If you like to just have a shopping day baker St. is the place for you!

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Thank Meadow K
Crescent Valley, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

Great street for a taste of Nelson,BC ! Lots of restaurants and miscellaneous small business and stores. Parking can be a challenge.

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Thank River M
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

We really enjoying walking up and down Baker street. There are many wonderful eateries and shop ( primarily sport clothing and equipment ones). Great historical buildings.

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Thank Donna W
Penticton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

One of the best places to buy pot in BC! It was fun to barter for pot and meet the various street folk who were running their scams.

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Thank jojofootie
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Baker street has lots of great shops, fun cafes and excellent restaurants. I like the fact there are almost no "mall shops" and each store is unique and interesting. It's a great place to wander and shop and the staff are all cheerful and welcoming.

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Thank Andrew H
Nelson, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Great restaurants, killer shopping, wonderful architecture flamboyant humans. You can walk it again and again not have the same experience twice.

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Thank Chad H
Nelson, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

Old world charm in British Columbia. Not strip-mall city, but a real town with a vibrant history that oozed from the lovingly cared for buildings. One could spend days in the shops on Baker, lingering in the eateries, then head up or down a block to do it all over again.

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Thank Sue S
Central Saanich
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

Wonderful to wend our way in and out of shops. Otter Books and Booksmyth used books were both excellent back eddies with very good service. Baker Street Men's Wear was a great place to shop. Reasonable prices, Pendleton, Woolrich, and Carhartt among others. The Craft Connection was an interesting gallery. Wonderful pottery, photography, metal work and more. I felt sorry... More 

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