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Address: Avignon, France

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This is the main street of Avignon. We visited it many times as the tourist information centre is on the street. I was looking for a particular shop for which I had the street... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Turin, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This street was teeming with people walking up and down (18 Sept 2016 was a free day to enter all museums & public buildings in Avignon, so plenty of people around). There are plenty of cafes and shops to explore in this street.

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Turin, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the main street of Avignon. We visited it many times as the tourist information centre is on the street. I was looking for a particular shop for which I had the street number from the web- neither the numbers were clear most of the way, nor could i locate the shop despite going up and down twice. This... More 

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Canada
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95 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is Avignon's main street close to the tourist main attractions (Palais des Papes, Place d'Horlage) where you will find so many restaurants / cafe and some shopping. Avignon is a larger city in Provence and out of all the places we visited, we could have done without seeing it.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Main shopping street in town, long, alive and filled of tourists and locals. If you are really need to make a shopping - go there. Unfortunately the stores are closed just after 6 pm, but the restaurants and cafe are open. We used this street to packed sandwiches before a trip to the surrounding area of the city and bought... More 

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Thank tatyanak581
Lleida, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

The main street in the city center. Full of shops and restaurants. It goes from the main entrance of the city to the Pope's palace.

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Farmington, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This is the main north-south axis of Avignon and, as expected, you find lots of shops and restaurants, some very good and others to be avoided. If you need groceries, there's the Carrefour. If you need basic necessities, there's the Monoprix. If you're looking for atmosphere, try somewhere else!

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Walk up and down several times to get the feel of the street, then sample the wares in the several patisseries. Baguettes are wonderful & filling, but their freshness leads you to want more, so beware. You'll also find the tourist information at the end nearest the train station, inside the towns wall.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

While tourists gravitate to the Popes Palace and such, I got the feeling this public space was more to meet the needs of the typical resident. Lots of shops and people and dogs which leave their droppings everywhere. well worth a short walk.

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Thank G C
Scotland
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227 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

This is a straight street that has loads of restaurants and shops on it. It is a wee bit of a scruffy street (please mind your feet as I have stood in dogs mess on a previous visit) but safe enough.

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Thank Princess_Pretty
Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

This is the longest stretch of straight road within the town walls, and was built in the 19th century to provide access from the railway station to the central square. Nowadays it is filled with numerous shops and cafes with traffic restricted to travelling in only one direction. It is a lovely street, spoilt only by the occasional beggar.

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