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A lively street , morning and night, many restaurants and bars , uncertain if it is safe or not .As we were with a child, we left about 10.30 , walking 2 blocks to the hotel... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Xristina T
Corfu Town, Greece
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Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Theres bars and bars and more bars... interspersed with restaurants, and burger joints, African markets...

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Corfu Town, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lively street , morning and night, many restaurants and bars , uncertain if it is safe or not .As we were with a child, we left about 10.30 , walking 2 blocks to the hotel, nothing happened but we did it almost running!

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Treviso, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Long Street is a "long street" full of many restaurants, bars, shops and other great attractions. It is a safe place to take a walk during the day but during the night I do not really recommend to walk alone here because there are a lot of homeless or weird people that ask money. To sum up, I suggest to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hive of activity especially at night time. Be prepare to party up a storm! Easy access to taxi cabs, eateries etc. Some clubs / bars bit overpriced for us locals. Love the vibe and happy crowds all around. Be cautious (just like when visiting any night life place). There is a place for every taste on this Street. Worth a... More 

Thank FanWil
Milan, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 390 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In ver miss the opportunity of walking this street which gives you a real feel of the atmosphere of the old and new Caption. lovely shops and restaurants ,nice decor

Thank nicolas s
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The street is filled with bars, restaurants and shops, many of which might exist because of tourists exclusively. Beware of shops without price tags - you might need to bargain your price.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By day don't miss the drums session by Long and Longmarket st. Many good and fun club options here, it depends what you want. Fancy: Club 31. Touristic: Dubliners. Local: Jo'burg. Beware of you pockets out and inside the club. Leave your valuables at the hotel and don't bring too much money with you.

Thank David P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting place to visit, markets off the side streets , cafes and restaurants at street level and well known night life. Long street has a reputation of being the place to be in Cape Town at night, but it's certainly worth visiting during the day as well.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Long Street is situated right in the City Bowl of Cape Town. It is a bohemian hang out and a great walk. Some of the best restaurants in Cape Town are along Long Street, such as 169 on Long, Zula, Neighbourhood and Fiction Bar. But only for the brave at heart. Be a bit careful at night.

Thank TravelOften1968
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Long Street is a fantastic place. I even studied its history back in school. I love the culture and what the street offers however I usually avoid this place at night due to the abundance of petty crime like muggings and pick pocketing as well as the amount of people trying to sell me drugs. It is a beautiful place... More 

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