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Address: King St, Manchester, England
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Shopping in Manchester is big business, and King Street is the center of it...

Shopping in Manchester is big business, and King Street is the center of it all with many shops for every style, taste and budget.

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King Street used to be the main finance street of Manchester, lined with banks and major companies head offices or main branches. King Street is in two main parts, either side of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2016
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Probably past its best, it used to be a prestigious area for shops and professional firms but many have now moved to Spinningfields.

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Lancashire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

King Street used to be the main finance street of Manchester, lined with banks and major companies head offices or main branches. King Street is in two main parts, either side of Cross Street--three if you include King Street West on the other side of Deansgate. It's now trendy restaurants, shops and bars, but the original buildings remain in all... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

King street was always known for high end shops, but it appears that some outlets have closed however it's still worth visiting

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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458 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

.. not quite as good as it used to be. Some vacant slots now and the high end boutiques still survive. Not really worth going much out of your way for.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 350 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Still got plenty top Shops,jewellers,clothing etc etc.Not as grand as it used to be but still worth a visit.

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Its a busy busy busy road full of shopping opportunities. I love the local independent wine bars that you can stop of at in between shops for some light bites of chilled wine. Downside is parking, its quite expensive in my opinion especially for street parking.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

The high street of Manchester, or so to speak, Kings street has almost all the high street shops, fun to shop, dine and wine. it has great restaurants, amazing bars.pubs.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

cool shopping street with some really very good architecture.Moreover, it is one of the most important thoroughfares of Manchester city centre, England. Formerly the centre of the north-west banking industry[when?] it has become progressively dominated by expensive shops.In addition easy to find park. worth visit

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

A nice shopping street with some really nice architecture. Street parking easily available but costa a fortune !

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The city council with their potty parking policies and policing, coupled with huge business rates have killed this once popular up market shopping street. Theres not much there these days.

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