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When I last wrote about King Street in Norwich I gave an honest report on my experience there, having worked in the locality for over 35 years. Unfortunately the review upset... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2016
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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

A regeneration project is currently occurring with king street so in the next few years is should be as good as it once was.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

When I last wrote about King Street in Norwich I gave an honest report on my experience there, having worked in the locality for over 35 years. Unfortunately the review upset some people which was not my intention. For this I apologise. While most of the historical facts in the original review are true and a matter of local history,... More 

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3 Thank seaviewplease
Attleborough, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

This is a historic street in Norwich. There are a few old buildings along here and there is dragon hall, a old trades guild / merchants house near to the one end. There is not much else to report.

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Thank MrSpudHead
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Having stayed here (with my building bordering the road and the street clearly visible), I think Its a good place to live/ have a walk even if you have come for a couple of days to see Norwich. It gives you a glimpse of how difficult life was during WW2 time, the walls have painted the pictures reflecting these. It... More 

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1 Thank sandy s
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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302 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015

King street once a bit of a 'red light' area in the city has a long and interesting history. Plaques on walls help bring this to life but if history isn't your thing there really isn't a great deal of reason to go. There are though some food outlets if you find yourself there.

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1 Thank Tim S
Derby, United Kingdom
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1,159 reviews
885 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2015

I find this to be an exciting street because of all the wonderful architecture to be found along it. It runs from Bracondale to Tombland and was, in medieval times, the most important commercial and residential street in the city. Today it still retains many historical buildings, including the half-timbered Dragons Hall and three churches. Some parts have sadly been... More 

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1 Thank mjc404
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34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2015

Its a pedestrianised street with some older buildings. Really cant see why its listed as an attraction. Nothing wrong with it but there are lots of interseting things to do in norwich if you are planning a trip

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1 Thank Regularguy60
Fakenham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2015

An interesting and historic street leading from near Carrow Road into the centre of Norwich City. Varied architecture from Victorian Terraces, Merchant Houses, converted Riverside Mills, that have become sought after homes, and ancient buildings like Dragon Hall. Part driveable, part pedestrianized. Easy access to the River Wensum, Riverside shopping and entertainment and leads straight to Tombland and Elm Hill.

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Thank hally12
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2014

Hate going down this street, I lived in or which for 20 years and it was always somewhere to avoid. It's dirty with a horrible feel to it, most buildings are empty and boarded up

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4 Thank MrsSalmon04
Wagga Wagga, Australia
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220 reviews
214 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 326 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2013 via mobile

A pretty street with an excellent Medieval Trading Hall,what's not to like,and yet to witness the prostitutes myself.

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