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Address: El Calafate, Argentina
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End your day with a leisurely stroll down El Calafate’s main street, where...

End your day with a leisurely stroll down El Calafate’s main street, where you’ll find stores, internet access, tourist agencies and great restaurants for an evening repast.

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Main Street of Cute Town

El Calafate is a cute little town with some good restaurants and upmarket trekking shops. Parking is scarce and the one way system for the side streets is at first confusing. Av... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 January 2017
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Downtown El Calafate isn't the highlight of the region. The Avenida is full of restaurants, bars, shoppings, typical of a touristic city, almost designed in a fake "Disneyland"-style, like it or not... if you're looking for authenticity you'll be disappointed.

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Niles, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed walking this street. There are many restaurants and shops along the way plus parks and the national park visitors center. Also, some of the side streets are enjoyable as well.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Avenida Del Libertador is the Main Street that runs through El Calafate. It has everything you'll need, from restaurant to Coffee shops, souvenir shops, banks, petrol stations, bakeries and even a casino!

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Torrance, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is the main street of El Calafate where all the tour agencies, restaurants, and supermarkets are located. I recommend everyone to get a hotel near this street so that you can access to the resources easily.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

El Calafate is a cute little town with some good restaurants and upmarket trekking shops. Parking is scarce and the one way system for the side streets is at first confusing. Av Libertador is a long avenue and will take a long time to walk from start to finish. Most shops and tourist agencies stay open until 8-9 pm in... More 

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Milan, Italy
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

How can it be listed as an attracction? It is the main road of El Calafate, with expensive shops, cafe, and restaurants. Worth a walk during an evening if you have no other plans.

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Reno, Nevada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

They have guys out on the main street and a few side streets that charge you $2 US to park. No signs are posted. We found El Calafate to be all about nicking the tourists. Most of the tours, which are way over priced, take you towards El Chaten anyway. You spend most of your time on the tour traveling.... More 

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Oss, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

a long street on a busy street. most of the shops aren't intresting. it's long with banks and mainly restaurants. the street looks dull and the pavements are a disaster. don't stay more then nessecary is this village

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Nice avenue with lots of shops mostly cafe, restaurants and souvenires. Prices too high with no reason. If you continue to Ushuaia save your money for there.

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Weston, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This is the Main Street of El Calafate and it is jam packed with shops and restaurants of all kinds- really geared toward tourists within our experience decent service and high prices. There are cuisines of every sort, shops that mainly cater to the wilderness crowd. There are travel agencies, drug stores, souvenir shops. Put that together with a plethora... More 

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