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Good Shopping Street

Very nice street for a stroll to enjoy the architecture and do some shopping. Lots of unique... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2018
Thomas V
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Oakland, California
Calle Mercaderes

This street has all the well known shopping/fast food. Mcdonalds, starbucks, Bata, etc. If you're... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
jd3sai
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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

sHumongous food and beverage marketplace that has it all. Juice bars were a delight to watch the locals enjoying themselves.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 24 November 2018

Very nice street for a stroll to enjoy the architecture and do some shopping. Lots of unique places to eat. Very pretty town.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This street has all the well known shopping/fast food. Mcdonalds, starbucks, Bata, etc. If you're missing the US, this is the street to go real quick. Lots of gift shops and stores here. Nothing to see if you don't want to buy.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jd3sai
Reviewed 5 June 2018

From McDonalds to local cuisine to alpaca sweaters or arts and crafts this is like a downtown Manhattan neighborhood where if you need something you will find it. Great people just dress warm as The city is at alttitude.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Luis M
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

This is the main drag headed down to the plaza de armas and it has loads of stores and crowds of people all the time. It's not really a tourist place as far as I'm concerned it's just a place to go shopping for groceries...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Isabel F
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Full of shops of indistinto valué worse visiting to exchange dollars for Soles as that is where you get the best rates and it is reliable.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank perezavila1
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Cafes, restaurants, boutiques... this is a good place to go if you want to eat, drink coffee, or do a spot of shopping. Otherwise, there's not much to write home about, though it is in a pretty part of town, with beautiful buildings/architecture. Nice, low-key...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Great Vegetarian Pizza and salad in a outdoor courtyard setting. Very friendly staff and atmosphere.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Hari A
Reviewed 30 November 2017

There you will find shopping centers, coffe shops, is the average pedestrian comercial street. A lot of fast food places some locals and the most foreigners.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Ernesto M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Calle Mercaderes is Arequipa's main pedestrian street. It is full of stores and coffee shops. For shoes shopping, I recommend Ojeda; for sandwiches, La Lucha; for cakes, Capriccio; and for coffee and snacks, Manolo.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank guidoc856
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