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Nice street for sightseeing

You can walk thru the street for sightseeing, shopping or have something to eat. Very funny to see the train ringing the bell so you can move and it can pass!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Sao Paulo, SP
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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can walk thru the street for sightseeing, shopping or have something to eat. Very funny to see the train ringing the bell so you can move and it can pass!

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Tours, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Wonderful window shopping - great place to stroll. A wide variety of stores. Be careful crossing in front of trams.

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lyon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This is a real center of a real functioning French city. The one kilometer (5/8 mile) long street has various kinds of stores (mostly clothing). Recently updated with a tramway (light rail) going down the middle of the street (and no cars or trucks), it is a pleasure to walk all year round down the street. At one end of... More 

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bardolino
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Thus is a large carfree avenue with a modern street car running through it. You get a spacious, euphoric feeling while window shopping.

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Newcastle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Yes, the Rue Nationale is one of the oldest streets in Tours, yet the most vibrant area in the city. This 700 meter pedestrian quai in the center of Tours running north to south, connects the Avenue de la Tranchee, Pont Wilson to the Avenue de Grammont.  Serviced by a modern convenient trolley, Rue Nationale is the premier shopping area... More 

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

The avenue is lined with shops and stores on either side and is just a hop away from the Loire river and is a great activity to spend 2-3 hours shopping and dining - many cafeterias in the vicinity as well

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Poitiers, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Yes the Rue Nationale is smart and mainly pedestrian but somehow it has lost it's charm. Chainstores have mainly taken over from the independant retailers that where well represented years ago but the good news is just explore to the left and the right of the main road and you will find a plethora of shops selling wondrful fashion, antiques,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Great place to walk around, shop and people watch. No cars, but trams run through the middle. Keep your eyes peeled for the man who walks his goat at night. He's a bit of a local celebrity, even takes his goat on the bus, apparently....

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

You can walk with calm, in this recent pedestrian street (take care with the tramp!!!!). Prices are not cheap, but it will let you to connect the townhall with the turist downtown.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

We had a great time shopping. Galleries Lafayette and a inside mall are all located here with secure underground Parking. There is many clothing shops.

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