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Address: Grainger Street | Newcastle city centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF, England
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Old town

Grainger Town is the old part of Newcastle and has the old-style Victorian and earlier architecture, some of it sadly in need of repair. We spoke to some draymen who were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Grainger Town is the old part of Newcastle and has the old-style Victorian and earlier architecture, some of it sadly in need of repair. We spoke to some draymen who were delivering to one of the many bars along here and they assured us that all these buildings are listed Grade II and cannot be demolished. But we were unhappy... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I decided to look up Tripadvisor reviews because of the photo that accompanies the listing. I read the first page of reviews and almost all refer to some shopping arcade. Grainger Town is not just a shopping arcade. It occupies some blocks and is notable for the collection of buildings done in a similar style. It is not mind-boggling but... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 347 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is an old shopping market style in Newcastle city centre. It is busy with customer. Also, the building is old architecture.it is closed in Sunday morning.

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Thank TaherAlbaghliJulian
Middlesbrough
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful building and full of character. Please look up at the wonderful architecture and forget about the shops as there is so much to see.

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Hudson, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice old arcade style shopping area, very well preserved. We were there on a Sunday morning so not much open. Great example of architecture from the turn of the last century. Cuts through from Grey Street.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this while shopping on a busy Saturday afternoon in Newcastle. It's stunning inside but lacked any atmosphere as no one was there shopping. Felt like about to close down for lack of trade.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely area to stroll around. Beautiful buildings. Central Arcade magnificent leading to Grainger St and covered Grainger Market.

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Blyth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

The central arcade is a fantastic piece of architecture and JG Windows can fill two hours looking at the insturments. The grainger market is amazing, you can buy anything, long may this institution continue to thrive!

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Many listed buildings to be found in this part of the city with one of the finest curving streets, Grey Street which leads down from Grey's monument to the Quayside. Shops bars cafes and The Theatre Royal are situated here along with arcades, markets and independent retailers.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

This place are not know to some people that are even residing in Newcastle. Granger Town is one of the beautiful place in Newcastle upon Tyne that worth visiting everything of the day. You can never be bored if you love an aesthetic building or appreciate handwork of an ancient architect , you can never be disappointed .Get down to... More 

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