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“OK for a quick daylight visit....”
Review of Back Street

Back Street
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Owner description: Running parallel to the waterfront, Back Street, or Vimmelskaft Gade, is a bustling shopping area.
Reviewed 13 June 2013

Shop or walk with care here – particularly after dark, as the crowds that are on Main St are absent here. Historically though, we walked along 'Vimmelskaft Gade' to see the buildings but overall it’s run down with few vendors, some shuttered storefronts and mostly for the local residents.

A few shops offer more reasonably priced goods and a couple of typical eateries may entice you for a quick visit. We felt safe enough but would not come here after the shops close or at night.

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Reviewed 1 April 2013

Part of the main shopping district in town. Many 1700 era buildings in the vicinity.
A lot of hawkers driving customers into specific shops but all are courteous and not high pressure salespeople. Part of the overall island experience.

1  Thank Pete D
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Reviewed 28 December 2012

Check out back street of St. thomas and go to cuzzin's restaurant for some great local food. Try the creole

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Reviewed 10 March 2012

Years ago Back Street, one block north of Main Street, bustled with merchants and visitors alike. This is no longer the case. Now back street consists mostly of warehouses and shuttered shops. There is not much to see. Don't waste your time.

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Reviewed 23 November 2011

Make sure you stop at Artistic Jewelers on Main St. About a block and a half from the old post office bldg in the H I Risse main st shopping district. Ask for Soresh. I got 75% off

1  Thank Marianne151
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