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Walnut Street

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Address: Philadelphia, PA
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This busy street in downtown is lined with upscale boutiques and chic...

This busy street in downtown is lined with upscale boutiques and chic restaurants.

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see the streets that our four fathers walked and helped to found a new nation lots to do and see food sights and hotels a must for any age!!!!!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 December 2016
thomas p
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

see the streets that our four fathers walked and helped to found a new nation lots to do and see food sights and hotels a must for any age!!!!!

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Thank thomas p
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect walking street along Philadelphia with a lot of Universities, shops, restaurants and life around.

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Thank Manuel C
Utica, New York, USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

We were here walking up and down walnut street on a Saturday night during prime Christmas shopping season however almost all of the stores closed at 8pm?!?! I was shocked 8pm on Saturday night? During Christmas? These stores were definitely missing out on business in my opinion!

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1 Thank Shannon K
Orlando, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

One of the main streets on the historical site seeing plan. So much to see and several places to eat. The streets in this area all general lead to food or history.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Walnut Street is not the restaurant mecca it once was, but there are enough shops, restaurants, bars, hotels etc. to make this a worthwhile stop, especially in the center city area. It's worth a visit to this street and neighborhood as well as to neighboring Sansom and Chesnut Streets.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

This is a nice place to sit and relax. Although surrounded by tall buildings, it's a little hidden gem. There are benches to sit on and the water fountain provides tranquility

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

The majority of designer and fashion stores are located between Broad Street and 18th Street. Farther to the east are a variety of shops, eateries, bars, hotels, and office buildings.

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Thank DrWJW
Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

In the street there are many nice shops, universities, hospital and an excellent Cafe - Restaurant Le Pain Quotidien and the Washington Square Park.

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Thank Sac-Muc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015

This cafe is located in a prime area. Great for small concerts! Standing for this concert but tables and bar in room. Can order food and service available.

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Chicago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014

My wife and I walked up and down Walnut Street enjoying all of the historical sites while walking through the historical section of Philadelphia. With over 200 shops and a spot on Women's Wear Daily Magazine's list of the most expensive shopping districts in America, Walnut Street is a mandatory stop for high rolling spenders. After eating at a gourmet... More 

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