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Address: Avignon, France

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Principal street

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
sergivall
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Lleida, Spain
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Houston, Texas
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114 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Lleida, Spain
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83 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
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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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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377 reviews
250 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
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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219 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 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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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
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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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Within the walls this is a central axis, but consists of ubiquitous brands that one might find anywhere. For a more interesting experience, go west for restaurants, and for shopping, East towards Les Halles has far more varied and interesting shopping. Rue de la Republique could honestly be any main shopping street.

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Vancouver, Canada
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99 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

This Rue reminds me of a tourist shopping area with medium to high end clothing shops, restaurants and some museums. If you visit Avignon you have to go to this area at least once.

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Adelaide, Australia
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146 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Rue de la Republique is the main street leading from the station to the centre of the town. The street is rich in contrasts from ancient cobblestones to concrete and bitumen. There is an abundance of supermarkets, patisseries, ATMs and specialty shops. In the square at the end of the street, there is a delightful two storey merry-go-round. The Papal... More 

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