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Dali Foreigner Street
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Owner description: This street is where the famous cafes and guesthouses cluster along with souvenir shops and other interesting stores to create a little tourist paradise.
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38 reviews
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“No foreigners”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2014

Haha, why is this called the foreigner street? It's a nice street with nice shops, but I only saw chinese people and no foreigners. Maybe that will depends on the season. But after all, it's an okay street:)

Visited March 2014
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Florence, Italy
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“The only tourist street in Dali”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2014

Dali is an amazing, quiet and calm city where you can chill and relax very well. This and Renmin street are the only two street made for tourists, so you cannot expect anything less than extreme commercialized places.
Nevertheless this fact, you will be enjoying Dali even more, because you will be able to easily go far away from these streets and relax in your own isolated hostel.
Dali is far different from Lijiang, which is very touristic, crowded and noisy. But in Foreigner Street, these two cities are similar.

On Foreigner street, you can find every souvenir you would like to buy and also any kind of food such as local, Chinese and Western. You can also find a nice Chinese girl who sell home made juice done with pumpkin. Very good!

Visited January 2014
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Dali, China
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“6.5/10 Foreigner Street is some Overdo it Street”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2014

Too many restaurants, jewelry shops and antique shops everywhere on Foreigner street. Any foreigner can go there to buy souvenirs and refreshment, but I wouldn't stay too long if I were you. There are other places where tourists would want to see.

Visited January 2014
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“Yak & Waterscapes & Lovely Market”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2013

I highly recommend Yak steak! My meal was delicious! Book shelf in the restaurant amazed me. I enjoyed people watching as they walked the streets. Marketeers were friendly.
I enjoyed all of the Dali waterscapes. I found the town very relaxing.

Visited October 2013
1 Thank ChLyCh
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New York City, New York
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“it is what it is”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2013

it is foreigner street and it caters to tourism with lots of small chops, cafe for foreigners with capuccinos and beer. very comforting when needed, otherwise not that interesting, even though the street is pretty with its old buildings.

Visited October 2013
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