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Good Shopping

A very nice shopping street to wander. Not necessarily small, local shops, but a very lively place with larger department stores and some chains. Well worth wandering up and... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2016
ElectricMayhem
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Brooklyn, NY
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New Delhi, India
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381 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

06 April, 2014. This is one of the main arterial streets in Tours, and leads right to the city centre. It is lined with shops: from those selling local wares, to clothing, coffee shops, small eateries, ice cream stores, and also has a tram line going all the way down, from the bridge over the Loire, towards the University side.... More 

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Tours, France
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72 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I enjoyed wondering the rue nationale but on rainy days its another story. Likewise during the sales it gets incredibly busy. Path ways quite large which is good especially if youve got a pushchair.

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Brooklyn, NY
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181 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

A very nice shopping street to wander. Not necessarily small, local shops, but a very lively place with larger department stores and some chains. Well worth wandering up and down (especially if you get some ice cream).

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Toronto, Canada
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581 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Good shopping street with all the usual chain stores, Galleries Lafayette etc. In that way, no surprises. But the street itself, is great. Flat, all tiled ( slippery when wet), sleek modern tram running down the middle, no cars, the Loire at one end. We don't have streets like this in North America. Really too bad. I wish we did.

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Ireland
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Great shopping street - love C&A in particular as its so reasonable and not available in Ireland. Quality of clothes excellent too. Lots of other chains too like Promod, Monoprix and Cameiu. We bought so much had to buy another case coming home!😬

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Thank kaz-pl
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206 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Interesting to follow the line of the street through the city and across the Loire river. The public transport light rail systemis very frequent and is quite impressive to watch at night, when it is lit up.

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Conrad, Montana, United States
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122 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Actually a great place if u get lost in Tours. Runs down the middle of old Tours. It has alot of shops and ATMS if you need to blow money.

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All over
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Good shopping, attractive for a stroll. It gets particularly slippery in the rain to the extent that I bought some new shoes in the sales (any excuse!) because I couldn't stop slipping in my sandals.

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Tehran, Iran
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I love National road, it's very beautiful and full of shops and restaurants, it's nice place to walk, and has tramp.it's a long straight road with a beautiful river Loire across the road. Even u can walk around the river , it has a restaurant and bar on the riverbank.

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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331 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is the very heart of the city with the trams running through. It has the mixture locals going about their daily business and visitors taking in the sights. Window shopping is great with a whole range of shops. If you stroll just off the main rue there are many more shops to see we found an abundance of very... More 

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