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Rue Ste Catherine

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Neighbourhood: Rue Sainte-Catherine
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Address: Bordeaux, France
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Main shopping street in Bordeaux. All the shops you'd expect

Huge shopping street in Bordeaux with all the shops you'd want to see. Great for tourists. At one end near the Opera it's more up market, with shops like Apple etc and the other... read more

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Bordeaux, France
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Huge shopping street in Bordeaux with all the shops you'd want to see. Great for tourists. At one end near the Opera it's more up market, with shops like Apple etc and the other end more bargain clothes and fast food stores. Easy parking nearby. Wander off the Main Street to find great restaurants.

Thank LizzyLiz271
Bordeaux, France
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There was a time when a walk down this pedestrian shopping street was interesting but it now seems to have been taken over by brands. A couple of good restaurants but too many beggars.

Thank whipflash
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Hard to avoid but don't spend a lot of time on this street. Get off the beaten track away from franchised outlets.

Thank Robert P
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37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Much better shops around the side streets. This is only good if there is something specific you need shopping for, but overall it is crowded and not the best site.

Thank Cconti
Spring Lake, Michigan
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

whether it be people places or things all can be found on a stroll down this walking place that traverses the city

Thank David K
Fetsund, Norway
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shopping centers are the same everywere. That's why this district with a lot of small and medium independant shops is much nicer to stroll along in.

Thank M. C
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330 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Heard all the hype about this street but in essence it's like an outdoor shopping mall with lots of fast food and run off the mill shops. Disappointing-

Thank GeorgeO1
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wander up and down Rue St Catherine will not disappoint. Brilliant choice of stores, particularly shoe shops. Plenty of clothing and cosmetic options too. A great way to spend a happy couple of hours.

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Sarasota, Florida
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for some tourist shops and someone recommended this area. We found this to be just an "outside mall". We did enter several but nothing that was really unique to Bordeaux. We did travel probably 70% of the length of it so we took in the majority of it. The only good thing for us was the people... More 

Thank Scott S
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In general, I enjoyed my visit to Bordeaux, a Unesco city with many beautiful ancient buildings. I loved most wandering on the rue Sainte-Catherine which was always filled with pedestrians and shoppers. I also enjoyed walking around the city center to see many beautiful ancient buildings of the Palais Rohan, the Grand Theater, the Port Cailhau, the water mirror, etc.... More 

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