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“Dirty, Run-Down, Unsafe”
Review of 6th Street

6th Street
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Owner description: City sponsored, multi block party every weekend in downtown Austin. Street is blocked off for pedestrians only around 11:PM. Best pub crawl
United States
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Dirty, Run-Down, Unsafe”
Reviewed 2 August 2014

I recently visited 6th street and was not impressed. There are homeless people everywhere asking for handouts. While in a Starbucks a man came in and began shouting and swearing at the clerk. He was out of control and everyone it the coffee shop was terrified. Even after he was made to leave he continued to rant and rave outside. If you are in to tattoo parlors and run-down bars, this is the place for you. Honestly, 6th Street is more hype than anything else.

Visited July 2014
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Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Interesting Experience”
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Mostly for the younger, partying crowd, but don't discount this place as a stop by. The street is closed to traffic at night and they're lines with bars, pubs, clubs and a few shops. The places compete for your business so cocktails are inexpensive...live music at most places. This is an experience and the people watching offers lots of different characters to embrace. Not at all a place for children or elders, but otherwise, it's worth a stroll.

Visited July 2014
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Rio de Janeiro
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Amazing”
Reviewed 31 July 2014

If you go to Austin you need , to go to 6th street , where you will found a lot of diverse pubs, with live music, young people and more . Then go there !!!

Visited May 2014
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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“The best 21st birthday ever!!!!”
Reviewed 29 July 2014

Sixth St. was by the one of the best places to go for a birthday celebration. I originally had plans to go to New Orleans but we decided to stay in state to save money. and it was a great decision. When we first got to sixth street we didn't see everyone, we were on a quest to get a tattoo that night but all the tattoo places on the strip had ridiciolous starter rates and we didn't wanna spend 100 dollars for a small tattoo. So anyway we literally went into every bar almost on sixth st. I honestly can't say which bars we went into but it was my 21st birthday and every bouncer we approached were very nice and were excited that it was my 21st birthday. and the "Keep Austin Weird" saying is so true on sixth st. we met lots of people from different schools that we actually are still communicating with. We even met a few people from UT who invited us to a greek party net month and were going back to hang out with them. It was a great experience and it's even better when your a college student because other college students get excited to know where you go to school and it was a huge conversation starter! sixth st. is the bomb even made me and my friends want to actually move to Austin for graduate school because we felt so at home and comfortable in austin.

Visited June 2014
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Amherst, New Hampshire, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Worth a look”
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

It's a very "lively" part of town. Mostly a college scene. Lots of places with happy hours with cheap drinks and live music. Worth a look.

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