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“For tourists”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Vaci Street

Vaci Street
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Private Art Nouveau Tour Budapest
Ranked #50 of 440 things to do in Budapest
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Owner description: The main thoroughfare of Pest during the 18th century, today the pedestrian walkway is lined with upscale shops, restaurants and cafes.
Lisbon, Portugal
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“For tourists”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

Long street with restaurants and souvenirs shops in one end, the other has all the usual shops you find in any other european capital. Nice walk but if you want to buy something, browse to find reasonable prices. More likely you will end up buying your stuff in some other street of Peste - it is cheaper.

Visited April 2014
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“Tourist trap street”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

This street is just a a typical tourist street, lots of nondescript shops and sub-standard cafes.
One end you have the high street retailers like Zara and H&M, the other end you have the Great Market Hall. My advice would be to walk down this but avoid anyone coming up to you, they are almost certainly offering something too good to be true.

Visited September 2013
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Dublin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“It's a street!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

So, it's a street, but with some overpriced shops. I found the street useful as a navigational reference in my early days in Buda. After a few days you've cracked it and will have found out to your expense that Vaci Street is a tourist rip-off street. Don't be afraid to venture beyond this street for more reasonably priced restaurants and shops. It's clean and most shops are well presented.

Visited February 2014
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Chicago, Il
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“Tourist central.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

Lots of expensive shops here. Tons of restaurants. Plenty of tourist junk if you go far enough down. All the asian massage parlors are strange. My guide tells me they are centers for prostitution. Neat stroll, especially at night.

Visited May 2014
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Really Neat!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2014

It just never seems to end! At the top which wasn't that far form our hotel it as little souvenir shops, restaurants and bars, then you keep going to all the churches, attractions, more shops, restaurants and bars! which by the way go up and down in price so keep an eye on the menu changes! Beautiful and clean you have the usual street sellers but not in abundance and they tend to leave you alone. Fab!

Visited May 2014
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