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Power Plant

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Address: Pier 5, 601 E. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD
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Plenty to Do

Power plant is right on the Inner Harbor. There is plenty to do and see. It's almost entirely a pedestrian area, so there is no need to worry about crossing streets and dealing... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Kaitlin S
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Arnold, Maryland
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Arnold, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Power plant is right on the Inner Harbor. There is plenty to do and see. It's almost entirely a pedestrian area, so there is no need to worry about crossing streets and dealing with car traffic. There are many nice shops and cafes and restaurants if you need a break from the many sight-seeing attractions.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Baltimore is a fun town to visit. Take a water taxi around the harbor. Many fine attractions historical and nautical.We visited the Aquarium, Ft. McHenry, Fells Point, East Harbor. On previous visits we went to Camden Yards to see a ball game I liked the park very much We also went to Hampton. A qwerty little part of town. We... More 

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Owings Mills, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

I enjoy visiting this venue. The restaurants and shops have been converted to useful and attractive places. I was especially moved by the artifact from the New York Twin Towers. The 911 Memorial is sharing pieces of the towers with the country. Baltimore has a large piece of structural steel beam mounted on a marble slab and engraved with names... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Good-sized B&N with large array of gifts, greeting cards, and periodicals. Was not accustomed to seeing a security guard at the front entrance, as I'd never experienced that at a B&N before. The building has a plexiglass-sided escalator, so you can see the workings, and an aquarium at the top of the escalator. Nice surroundings.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Really pretty bookstore with the most unique setup I've ever seen-with a great view of inner harbor. It's at least 3 stories, maybe 4? The coffee shop is on the second floor. Tons of seating, and an aquarium, or the escalator to watch if you're not into drowning inside a book.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Very cool historical site to visit. The Barnes & Noble has a 2 story store inside the Power plant and it's got such a cool and unique atmosphere to it. Definitely worth stopping in to look at this historical site.

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Marion, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

Great bookstore at the power plant area in Baltimore. It's definitely worth a stop if you like books. The magazine selection and art book section is much larger than most of the other Barnes and Nobles that I have visited. Great seafood next door and the aquarium is only 100 yards away.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2015

I love spend a time there, with easy access to get there. You'l find everything, bar, restaurant, bookstore. perfect place to hang out with your family, your spouse, you can even can spend it only sitting at the bench.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Came here for a stag do from England and had two amazing nights.We were all dressed up in fancy dress and everyone was so friendly.Felt safe and had such a laugh. Its the place to be in baltimore.

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Portmore, Jamaica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2015

Awesome Saturday Night! Great bars! Music was excellent. Some bars had live music. Great bar hopping experience. Drinks were plentiful. Cons: I'm from Jamaica where we party for a long time - sometimes until sunrise the next morning. They told us the Bars close at 2 a.m (so early for me). No...they closed at 1:30 a.m. then gave us time... More 

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