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Address: El Calafate, Argentina
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End your day with a leisurely stroll down El Calafate’s main street, where...

End your day with a leisurely stroll down El Calafate’s main street, where you’ll find stores, internet access, tourist agencies and great restaurants for an evening repast.

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Main Street of Cute Town

El Calafate is a cute little town with some good restaurants and upmarket trekking shops. Parking is scarce and the one way system for the side streets is at first confusing. Av... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Avenida Del Libertador is the Main Street that runs through El Calafate. It has everything you'll need, from restaurant to Coffee shops, souvenir shops, banks, petrol stations, bakeries and even a casino!

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Torrance, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the main street of El Calafate where all the tour agencies, restaurants, and supermarkets are located. I recommend everyone to get a hotel near this street so that you can access to the resources easily.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El Calafate is a cute little town with some good restaurants and upmarket trekking shops. Parking is scarce and the one way system for the side streets is at first confusing. Av Libertador is a long avenue and will take a long time to walk from start to finish. Most shops and tourist agencies stay open until 8-9 pm in... More 

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Milan, Italy
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

How can it be listed as an attracction? It is the main road of El Calafate, with expensive shops, cafe, and restaurants. Worth a walk during an evening if you have no other plans.

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Reno, Nevada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have guys out on the main street and a few side streets that charge you $2 US to park. No signs are posted. We found El Calafate to be all about nicking the tourists. Most of the tours, which are way over priced, take you towards El Chaten anyway. You spend most of your time on the tour traveling.... More 

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Oss, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

a long street on a busy street. most of the shops aren't intresting. it's long with banks and mainly restaurants. the street looks dull and the pavements are a disaster. don't stay more then nessecary is this village

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Nice avenue with lots of shops mostly cafe, restaurants and souvenires. Prices too high with no reason. If you continue to Ushuaia save your money for there.

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Weston, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This is the Main Street of El Calafate and it is jam packed with shops and restaurants of all kinds- really geared toward tourists within our experience decent service and high prices. There are cuisines of every sort, shops that mainly cater to the wilderness crowd. There are travel agencies, drug stores, souvenir shops. Put that together with a plethora... More 

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Thank Larry R
Istanbul, Turkey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This the only avenue in the centre that you will find diverse shops and restaurants. There is some few more on the side streets. But the prices are very high and more expensive than Buenos Aires.

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Thank Earibal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This really is just a Main Street in a small town. You can spend an afternoon here and see everything, there isn't much to see. Eateries galore and some shopping, mostly fancy jewellery or tourist trap knock knacks.

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