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Address: Cork, Ireland
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Nice street, everything is all along !!

So many shops, bars and cafes all along the street. That's the main one in cork center but from there you can walk around so many little walking streets. If you wanna do some... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Ju P
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So many shops, bars and cafes all along the street. That's the main one in cork center but from there you can walk around so many little walking streets. If you wanna do some shopping with some drinks or ice creams all along, that's the place to go !!

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Thank Ju P
Spring Lake, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This used to be a grand and even elegant city center until "renovations" turned it into a run of the mill city street. The public lighting system is ugly and out of character with the street. I used to think that the lights were left over after construction/renovations, but they are here to stay! What a sad thing!

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cork ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the main street of the city of Cork. For the most important street it is very disappointing. The Northern side of the street has a fine statue by by John Foley of Fr Theobald Mathew a Capuchin Friar "The Apostle of Temperance". who died in 1856. While there are some fine department stores.there as you venture towards the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Pana as it's known to the locals has lost a lot of its character since the invasion of the large British dept. stores during the height of the Celtic Tiger. After being redesigned by Spanish urban architect Beth Gali, it certainly has a unique look and the broad boulevards are amenable to shoppers, buskers and browsers but for a better... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Very friendly people all around. Sometimes could be busy but quit calm and relaxing at the same time.

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is in a very central position in cork city with many fine stores.It is close to the English Market and Opera Lane and most all the other shopping areas.In good weather the many buskers provide good entertainment and have many spectators.

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Be it shopping, window shopping, people watching .......patrick street is where it is all happening.... main street in cork city, you might even met some great cork characters ....

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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Fine wide street with wide pedestrian pavements. Several large department stores including Marks and Spencer and some Irish stores such as Brown Thomas as well. Noted for the statue of Father Matthew at the Northern end.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Walking down this street, you'll find old shops, new shops, concert venues, Chinese restaurants. Great place for a day of shopping!

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Thank Feifei L
Newmarket, Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Don't bypass this main street in the City... Loads of good shops. A variety of everything you need. Parking available in Merchants Quay or Paul Street Car Parks.

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