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Good exercise and lots of shops and restaurants

This street starts at the river in front of Guildhall and goes uphill all the way to the Diamond... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
silverbrook
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London, Canada
The Great Gate

The walled city of Derry has a lot of gates and this is another historic gate that is worth seeing... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
JimmyJackk
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San Marcos, California
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This street is home to a craft market, where local craftspeople sell their knitwear, pottery and glassware.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This street starts at the river in front of Guildhall and goes uphill all the way to the Diamond with the War Memorial in the centre. There is an inn, some businesses, some shops as well as some restaurants along this stretch of road. The...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018

The walled city of Derry has a lot of gates and this is another historic gate that is worth seeing, walking through or both.

Thank JimmyJackk
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

As locals we pass through almost daily and rarley give the gate a second glance yet if we are in another city we go to see places like this.

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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

From the Guildhall uphill to the Diamond a selection of bars and restaurants plus access up onto The Walls at Shipquay Gate. Throughout the year there's entertainment and food stalls set up in the Square to the left at the bottom of Shipquay Street at...More

1  Thank Lambretta101
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Another great history lesson through ancient architecture. Really a must for a quick stop off when checking out all of the gates.

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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

This used to be the main commercial street of the city and still has a lovely historical feeling to it. Old shops combined with the adjacent Richmond centre with more modern offerings. Its a steep walk - one of the steepest hill main streets in...More

2  Thank Johnindee
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

We strolled around looking at the great architecture, ancient walls & found the Craft Village...which was quite a find. Nice shops with local handmade products. My favorite was Number 19 Craft & Design which is a consortium of fashion and design pieces. I bought several...More

1  Thank LPLoveToTravel
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

Derry's premier city centre shopping attraction welcomes all visitors. It's a great place with loads going on and close to all that central Derry has to offer.

Thank Londonbusker
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Reviewed 9 January 2015

This street is only about 300 meters, on a steep slope, from the war memorial in the Diamond, down to the Guildhall. It has two bars, several shops, Nando's, the entrance to both the Craft Village and the Richmond Shopping Centre, the Donegal Shop, an...More

1  Thank letterkennycaint
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Reviewed 29 April 2012

this is a changing place that takes on a different personality with the time of day and also the time of the year

Thank brian c
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