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“Mostly alcohol and cigarettes”
Review of Main Street

Main Street
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Gibraltar Shopping Tour
Ranked #13 of 69 things to do in Gibraltar
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Lisbon, Portugal
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60 reviews
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“Mostly alcohol and cigarettes”
Reviewed February 28, 2013

Gibraltar's Main street is very poor, most of the shops sell alcohol and cigarettes, which is cheaper than in other countries because of taxes, and also electronic gear. There are shops that are out of business, and a few that sell other things like clothes and perfumes.
On Sundays most of these shops close early, others are closed all day, and after 6 p.m. there isn't much more to do or see here.

Visited January 2013
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Torrevieja, Spain
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“Over priced”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

Main street is okay, but I find that the clothes shops are overpriced. Shops over in La Linea are much cheaper and are of equal quality

Visited February 2013
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Itala, Italy
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“Another Tourist Trap”
Reviewed February 20, 2013

A Main Street just like any other main street in the world. Filled with tourist traps. Goods imported from the east. Inferior quality, the restaurants poor. Everyone visits Main Street only because it is the only street in Gib with the only shops.

Visited February 2013
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Booze and Cigarettes”
Reviewed February 19, 2013

Most of the shops sell cheap booze and cigarettes / tobacco. Prices are much that same all alone Main Street so don't waste your time walking the whole length looking for a bargain. Booze was the exact same price at the airport duty free but tobacco alot cheaper.

Visited February 2013
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Leigh on Sea
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“Interesting mix”
Reviewed February 18, 2013

Main street is the street to be in when in Gibraltar. It has a variety of shops to check out and lots of eating places. Its pedestrianised to safe for wandering aimlessly in and out of shops. There are a lot of duty free alcohol and cigarette shops and also the usual gift shops selling souvenirs. A couple of well known shops and the good old M & S. Main street leads to Casemates square where everyone meets to eat, drink, chat and chill out. Its a great socialising place and lovely to sit in the sunshine and relax.

Visited February 2013
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