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“Building Site”
Review of Avenida do Mar

Avenida do Mar
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Cabo Girão Hop-On Hop-Off Shuttle Tour
Ranked #22 of 149 things to do in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This busy and vibrant boulevard is home to many seafood restaurants and outdoor cafes with waterfront views.
Cheshire
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“Building Site”
Reviewed December 15, 2013

Give it a miss for now. We used to love the walk along here but at the moment it is dreadful. One can't complain as it has to be done and hopefully when completed will be even nicer than before. In the meantine gie it a miss and stick to Avenida Arriaga.

Visited November 2013
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Peterhead, United Kingdom
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“Building site”
Reviewed October 15, 2013 via mobile

Will be lovely when its finished, but the building work gets in the way. Give it a miss meantime. Stay in the little streets above it.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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“Would be a great walk when the works are done”
Reviewed September 5, 2013

The works are being performed to improve safety so cannot complain about them, but it made the walk along here, dusty, noisy and not very pleasant.

Hopefully when finished it will improve the area ...

Visited August 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Nice walk into town from cruise terminal”
Reviewed July 12, 2013

We have walked from the cruise terminal into town via Avenia do Mar. It is very beautiful and
great for people watching. Wonderful views of the marina and the docked cruise ships.

Visited April 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Regeneration Works ruin the view.”
Reviewed June 1, 2013

I'll be honest this isn't the best area to walk in Funchal, even if the regeneration works weren't taking place I'm not sure I wouldn't rather be a street or two further inland where the trees over hang the streets and the traffic isn't nearly as bad. Avenida Arriaga for example has got to blow this out of the water.
Fortaleza de Sao Lourenco is worth walking past though and Opan (almost opposite the Aero Bus stop) do some lovely bakery treats.

Visited May 2013
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