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Address: El Calafate, Argentina
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End your day with a leisurely stroll down El Calafate’s main street, where...

End your day with a leisurely stroll down El Calafate’s main street, where you’ll find stores, internet access, tourist agencies and great restaurants for an evening repast.

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Ok, El Calafate is a very touristic town. But after having made our excellent Patagonia Tour with ElKaminante from Uruguay we enjoyed having a special brewed fresh beer in one of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2016
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Piriapolis, Uruguay
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Piriapolis, Uruguay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Ok, El Calafate is a very touristic town. But after having made our excellent Patagonia Tour with ElKaminante from Uruguay we enjoyed having a special brewed fresh beer in one of the nice restaurants along the road. 7 USD for a big excellent served beer is not cheap, but they even gave us some other homebrews to taste without charging... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

This is the main street of this town and the only one that shows some real activity. This is also where one finds a couple of banks and cash machines, pharmacies, shops, bars and a handful of Parillas (grilled meat restaurants). This Street runs sort of parallel to the lake but it is a little far from it (a 15... More 

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Maleny, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

This is a nice place to wander after your days trekking.Plenty of food and drinks places to share your money round.Some interesting local artisanal places also.Take some time and relax in any number of nice places over a drink or a hot chocolate.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

i've been quite disappointed. it's the main street in Calafate. packed with useless souvenir shops and expensive cafes and clubs. noisy, and trafficked. it's a must-go place because of the facilities there, but it's not worth spending more than a few hours for errands and logistic needs (like, contacting travel agencies for activities, changing money, laundry...)

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

Not sure why people listed this as a tourist attraction. It's not. It's the main street running through El Calafate. It contains numerous overpriced shops and restaurants. The bus station is located in the street one up that runs parallel to it so you will likely end up walking down this street to get to where you need to go.... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

It is where almost every restaurant, travel agents and shops are in El Calafate are. It is nice to walk.

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Thank JuanQuero
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

it is a nice place to walk and have some ice cream or coffee! if you forgot to bring something like gloves, cap or something like in a emergency situation is a good place, otherwise you will spend too much money! prices are high in the restaurants and stores! buy water at the market!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

Well if you stay in El Calafate, you will walk the main street. Its very touristic, shops are rather expensive, but you will still do it :) At least all the people are friendly and there are some nice handicrafts which are nice and locally made.

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Juiz de Fora - MG
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

It's where the comercial life of El Calafate takes place. In one of its "end" is the new city park, where seats the main information Center of the municipality: unfortunately, they very little have to inform you..., besides indicating that you contact the travel businesses.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Avenue del Libertador is the main road through El Calafate, so it is hard to miss it if you are driving through town or even walking through town. The median is treed and grassed, every morning I saw a truck spray water on it. There are a few nice spots - e.g. opposite the YPF gas station, and the Intendencia... More 

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