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Address: Svetlanskaya Street, Vladivostok, Russia
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Named after the 1873 frigate Svetlana, this historical street is the...

Named after the 1873 frigate Svetlana, this historical street is the longest in the city and contains numerous memorial buildings.

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The Main Street of the city

Other reviewers mentioned the traffic fumes but I usually live in London so didn't find the fumes too bad. It's an interesting street with a mixture of interesting old and some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Maire M
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Other reviewers mentioned the traffic fumes but I usually live in London so didn't find the fumes too bad. It's an interesting street with a mixture of interesting old and some new buildings. Loads of banks and clothes shops. The main square then the Arseniev museum just past the square. GUM department store and loads of restaurants. There's a nice... More 

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Thank Maire M
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The street provides a wide variety of different shops, and restaurants, which is located next to the harbour/sea front. Worth going to see.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Crazy busy. Good shopping for anything and decent places to stay and eat. Some interesting historical buildings line the streets tat are worth having a look at.

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Thank Mike P
Kochi (Cochin), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

just take this road and you'll reach from one end of the city to the other! it has most of the famous restaurants, shops, stores etc on it along with offices, museums! if lost, just reach this road and you can find your way back in no time!

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Thank BigBadPratz
Houten, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Nice street with lots of stores. The architecture is beautiful. Go inside the different shops and enjoy the different environment.

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Thank Yann R
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

You can get a lovely walk by Svetlanskaya st., just make sure to get ready to be disappointed by all the idiotic ads on beautiful historical buildings. I'd also recommend to wear a mask because the exhaust produced by cars here is particularly terrible.

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Munford, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I found that exploring sides streets and other parts ad the city was more interesting. I did have someone who has lived here for two years show me around, and he also likes shops from different parts of the city better.

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Thank sueylt
Macau
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Being the main downtown street, you can find most things that you want - the weekend farmers markets (when held) are very interesting, with great quality produce at excellent prices. A huge variety of shops cater to everyone, and its interesting just to walk along and see the people.

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Thank Ian62Macau
Narraweena, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Though it does have a ГУМ department store similar to the Svetlanksya street in Moscow, it is very different but still has something about it which makes it worth a walk along. Lots of shops and if you walk along it for a while you'll come across a few statues/monuments as well as some impressive buildings.

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Odessa, Ukraine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Packed with cars, covered with ice on the sidewalks and mud on the street. Traffic jams expected, better avoid. Walking is simplky dangerous due to slippery ice

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