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We had the chance to walk around the street for an hour or do and liked all the action all around. There were so many street vendors as well as street performers. We enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2016
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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160 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The Paseo Ahumada is a huge walkway that leads to the Plaza de Armas. The Paseo had numerous stores along several city blocks. There are numerous street vendors selling everything you can imagine including food, drinks, jewelry, Spanish newpapers and magazines, and many other things. Many of the street vendors have their goods displayed on small blankets laid on the... More 

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1 Thank john07_11
Santiago, Chile
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29 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Love going there cause you'll find everything you need to see: Plaza de Armas, shops where you can buy clothes, food, crafts, handmade etc, also there's a lot of places of currency exchange and nearby there is a metro station. You will see many carabineros (police) around this place, you will be safe!

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Orlando, Florida
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2,289 reviews
1,310 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,487 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We had the chance to walk around the street for an hour or do and liked all the action all around. There were so many street vendors as well as street performers. We enjoyed wondering around for a little while.

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1 Thank Steve R
British Columbia, Canada
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67 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Hanging off the southwest corner of Plaza de Armas and under another name (Puente) extending north up to the Rio Mapocho this pedestrian only street is a great place for people watching, shopping for trinkets, having a light meal or drink... but for me the prize is enjoying the buskers. Singers, ballroom dancers (stunningly sensual), sax players, folk dancers, whirling... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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92 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

One traditional pedestrian path in downtown Santiago. Always worth while a visit to get a feeling of the real Santiago. Bursting with activity all week and also during the weekends (with quite a different crowd).

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Weston, Florida
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845 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Nice pedestrian street with a lot of stores, restaurants and nice buildings (stop and look at the beautiful red building "Cuerpo de Bomberos" along the way. My favorite, the crosswalk signal: a little green man walks faster and faster as the light prepares to changed! So funny!

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Natal, RN
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

If you brought cash and want to exchange to chilean pesos, there are several exchange stores with much better rates than in any other place (airport, for example).

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1 Thank Carolina C
Chicago, Illinois
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166 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This pedestrian street in downtown offers lots of different retails stores, weekdays will be very busy and weekends a bit more relaxed but several stores will be closed. Popular for locals.

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mission viejo, United States
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57 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Avoid after 5pm where all the workers come out of their jobs, its packed. But if you go for lunch time and shop around you will love it

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New York City, New York
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863 reviews
468 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016

I enjoy walking and this passage, created in the 1970's, is a great way to get from Armas to Constitucion plazas. People watching and loads of places to eat. I was told it's not a place for late night but you do get to see a lot of hard working Chilienos and some colorful characters during the day too!

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