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interesting unique shops , interesting people and buskers

like to shop for unique artsy gifts, this is the place, Lots of good restaurants and coffee shops... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Larry C
Trail, Canada

I walked baker street and there are many shops that are interesting. There are 2nd hand ships on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Spokane, Washington
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Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4G8, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

like to shop for unique artsy gifts, this is the place, Lots of good restaurants and coffee shops , the variety of shops is astounding

Thank Larry C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I walked baker street and there are many shops that are interesting. There are 2nd hand ships on Baker too. There are also a lot of restaurants that offer quite a variety. The bakery offered gluten free, vegetarian, and regular food. It was very good.

Thank bicycling4lou
Reviewed 5 days ago

Sadly, many stores and restaurants were closed on Labor Day. The ones that were opened were interesting. I was surprised at all the graffiti in town and at the park.

Thank notpicky68
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although Baker street has plenty to offer make sure you get off of it, there are interesting shops,restaurants,pubs etc. all over downtown Nelson

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the walk up and down Baker Street in Nelson and visit the unique shops. Our favourite place for lunch is the Kooteney Bakery as they have a nice selection of gluten free items and nice gluten free bread. Staff are always friendly and...More

Thank richardsO7836GE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lot of great stores to shop in. Wide selection and great option, a little something for everyone. Shop til you drop!

Thank lisa1416
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Baker Street Nelson British Columbia in the Kootenay Rockies is a slice of local life. Lots of busy downtown streets full of interesting stores, historic buildings and parks. Homeless people seem to be everywhere in British Columbia these days sleeping on benches, tent communities and...More

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An awesome tourist attraction in itself aside from the great specialty shops and restaurants on the strip. Lined with Beautiful old trees and gardens and it allows dogs now. Busy and bustling throughout the day and into the evening on the Saturday night and Sunday...More

Thank PAT D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of shops to visit, not a lot to buy. Parking is hard to find and you have to pay for it. Unless you are here to drop a pretty penny, the downtown core is mostly for browsing, IMO.

Thank tashinad2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of vagrants on Main Street, harassed for spare change walking around window shopping. Basically just got straight to Granville street in Vancouver east Hastings , it’s the same thing. Nelson has a great downtown to avoid.

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5 March 2017|
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Response from Shawn M | Reviewed this property |
Several businesses were closed on Sunday. It's definitely not the best day for a full shopping experience.