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Address: El Calafate, Argentina
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End your day with a leisurely stroll down El Calafate’s main street, where...

End your day with a leisurely stroll down El Calafate’s main street, where you’ll find stores, internet access, tourist agencies and great restaurants for an evening repast.

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Ok, El Calafate is a very touristic town. But after having made our excellent Patagonia Tour with ElKaminante from Uruguay we enjoyed having a special brewed fresh beer in one of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 May 2016
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Piriapolis, Uruguay
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Oss, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

a long street on a busy street. most of the shops aren't intresting. it's long with banks and mainly restaurants. the street looks dull and the pavements are a disaster. don't stay more then nessecary is this village

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Thank awittenberg67
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice avenue with lots of shops mostly cafe, restaurants and souvenires. Prices too high with no reason. If you continue to Ushuaia save your money for there.

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Weston, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the Main Street of El Calafate and it is jam packed with shops and restaurants of all kinds- really geared toward tourists within our experience decent service and high prices. There are cuisines of every sort, shops that mainly cater to the wilderness crowd. There are travel agencies, drug stores, souvenir shops. Put that together with a plethora... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This the only avenue in the centre that you will find diverse shops and restaurants. There is some few more on the side streets. But the prices are very high and more expensive than Buenos Aires.

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Thank Earibal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This really is just a Main Street in a small town. You can spend an afternoon here and see everything, there isn't much to see. Eateries galore and some shopping, mostly fancy jewellery or tourist trap knock knacks.

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Piriapolis, Uruguay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Ok, El Calafate is a very touristic town. But after having made our excellent Patagonia Tour with ElKaminante from Uruguay we enjoyed having a special brewed fresh beer in one of the nice restaurants along the road. 7 USD for a big excellent served beer is not cheap, but they even gave us some other homebrews to taste without charging... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

This is the main street of this town and the only one that shows some real activity. This is also where one finds a couple of banks and cash machines, pharmacies, shops, bars and a handful of Parillas (grilled meat restaurants). This Street runs sort of parallel to the lake but it is a little far from it (a 15... More 

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Maleny, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

This is a nice place to wander after your days trekking.Plenty of food and drinks places to share your money round.Some interesting local artisanal places also.Take some time and relax in any number of nice places over a drink or a hot chocolate.

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Thank GEEOZ
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

i've been quite disappointed. it's the main street in Calafate. packed with useless souvenir shops and expensive cafes and clubs. noisy, and trafficked. it's a must-go place because of the facilities there, but it's not worth spending more than a few hours for errands and logistic needs (like, contacting travel agencies for activities, changing money, laundry...)

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

Not sure why people listed this as a tourist attraction. It's not. It's the main street running through El Calafate. It contains numerous overpriced shops and restaurants. The bus station is located in the street one up that runs parallel to it so you will likely end up walking down this street to get to where you need to go.... More 

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