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“A shoppers paradise!”
Review of Frontstreet

Frontstreet
Ranked #7 of 56 things to do in Philipsburg
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Owner description: This crowded street is a popular tourist center for duty-free shopping.
frankfort,ky
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“A shoppers paradise!”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

The shops open as the cruise ships arrive.
There is everything for everyone one.
There is nothing you can not find in this duty free port.
The shops are very accommodating, and do not harass the tourists

Visited February 2013
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Montreal, Canada
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“Shopping, shopping, shopping..........................”
Reviewed February 23, 2013

Alot of shops, mainly jewellery and every kind you can think of. Everyone was friendly and helpful. You should have an idea of what you are to buy and know the prices as you can negotiate with the employees in the stores.

Visited January 2013
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Gardiner, Maine
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“A delightful experience even if shopping isn't your thing”
Reviewed February 21, 2013

A walk down Front Street is a must while in St. Maarten, even if you're not a shopper (which I am not). The sights and sounds keep it interesting, and there is something there for everyone. The courthouse area and also Wathey Square down on the Boardwalk are quite picturesque. Stop inside the courthouse as it is open to the public (there was a trial going when my wife and I went in).

Visited February 2013
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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Jewelry, various booze, gifts shops, and "weed, mon".”
Reviewed February 17, 2013

Good for a day trip. Looking for jewelry, booze, and cigarettes to take home, look no further. Various trinkets, small casinos, outdoor stalls selling anything you can think of. Don't be surprised to hear "good weed, mon" as you venture down the street. Don't fret, all part of the scene!

Visited February 2013
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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“A shopping area”
Reviewed February 16, 2013

Some good stores, but mostly jewelry. Too many "hawkers" for our liking. The target is mainly the cruise ship crowd. And it is very crowded when he cruise ships are in port: there were 3 docked whenwe were there.

Visited February 2013
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