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“Unusual amount of computer shops”
Review of Spadina Avenue

Spadina Avenue
Karlskrona, Sweden
Level 6 Contributor
366 reviews
306 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
“Unusual amount of computer shops”
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Walked here to get to Chinatown (which is part of this street).

If you need to buy a new computer or get it repaired, the area around the corner to Collage Street has unusual amount of computer shops in my opinion.

Good street to grab the streetcars, else nothing special.

Visited June 2014
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Toronto, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
767 reviews
236 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 595 helpful votes
“Not for everyone, but I Love it!”
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Spadina Avenue is great! Chinatown is a big part of it, but at it's base it the Rogers Centre which is always great for a game or an event. Chinatown has a great amount of shoppes, food options and artisan offerings. There are clubs, after hours and buildings for the University of Toronto housed just off of Spadina. It's a great throughfare in the downtown core when there is not construction, so really not that ofter during the summer! Spadina is a great place to get lost for a day, amongst being the gateway to many other awesome Toronto neighbourhoods like Little Italy, Kensington Market, the Annex, U of T, Queen and King West. Spadina is the gateway Avenue in Toronto. Once you try Spadina, you will get hooked on Toronto and it's many other great areas!

Visited September 2013
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Toronto, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
217 reviews
127 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Better known as Chinatown”
Reviewed 5 June 2013

From the south of Spadina, you walk through the Textile area and north of Queen Street, Chinatown starts and end at College Street. Watch your step. This area can be crowded at anytime of day. Some great deal for souvenirs, food etc

Visited August 2012
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Toronto, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
487 reviews
316 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 456 helpful votes
“Some of the largest potholes in the world”
Reviewed 28 April 2013

Visitors to Toronto can save themselves a pothole of money by taking a street car to this prodigious street that serves as a paradigm for the distinguished slums of Asia. No need to book an expensive flight to Calcutta or Dakka. It is one of the widest streets in the city, with half its width dedicated to the North-South tramcars that plough its length and block up all the traffic. Once the cradle of the city's Jewish, Italian and Portuguese immigrants who have now spread North or West to greener pastures, it is now home to the poorer elements of the Chinese business community ------- those who cannot afford the less tacky Chinatown shops of Dundas St. North of College, it takes on a more genteel air, with some educational and research buildings raising the tone, and as it continues on to Forrest Hill it becomes just another undistinguished but not unpleasant urban thoroughfare. The Southern end is blocked off for reconstruction right now, but if past time-tables apply, it will be several more years before you will be able to walk down it without having your clothes covered with white dust, or falling down a pothole. Why on earth did Trip Advisor list it for review?

Visited April 2013
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Philadelphia
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“no!”
Reviewed 20 April 2013

No Chinatown like NYC, it's a dirty avenue with old buildings. I can't find the attractive. My apologies for be negative

Visited April 2013
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