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Address: Pearl St from 11th to 15th Sts, Boulder, CO 80302
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Situated in the heart of an energetic city is beautiful, historic Downtown...

Situated in the heart of an energetic city is beautiful, historic Downtown Boulder. At the heart of Downtown Boulder is the Pearl Street Mall, a wonderfully charismatic four-block-long pedestrian mall that celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2007. Colorful, bright flowers fill the mall almost the entire year and street performers, with a multitude of talents, make the Pearl Street Mall one of the best people-watching destinations anywhere.

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A must see with mostly non franchise stores. Very attractive. Romantic at night. Easy to walk. Representative of Boulder's culture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must see with mostly non franchise stores. Very attractive. Romantic at night. Easy to walk. Representative of Boulder's culture.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lots of shops along the Pearl Street Mall, though you will find some are "chain-type" stores and others are more local oriented. Nice selection. Also nice selection of restaurants.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lots of restaurants, good street activity in the late evening made it feel very safe. We found parking within a couple blocks. A nice downtown area for walking and browsing.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had some time to kill so sauntered up & down the mall, stopping in several from clothing to chocolate and lots of bars & food choices ! Saw some strange characters, they probably thought the same ? A Good way to spend some time but nothing too spectacular , unless you love shops & shopping ???

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London, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a cute little place to walk, the mountains are in the background, and there were Christmas lights still up everywhere, so it looked really nice. There are cute little shops, I didn't go into any except this bookstore just called "Bookstore". I actually really recommend it because it was SO nice and different inside. They had an upstairs... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I liked the idea of the mall. Too many homeless that scared my kids. I am used to homeless people but not in such an upscale setting. Loved the stores but hated going outside.

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Close to the foot of the hills and nice cobblestone streetto walk along with plenty of shops and restaurants along the way.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here The family including a 21-year-old, 18-year-old, and 11-year-old. Everyone was able to find a store or two where they enjoyed shopping. The walk down the street was interesting, with several street performers out and about, but we found many of the retail stores overpriced.

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attractive, clean walk on the mall, interesting retail shops. People are interesting and a bit unusual. Many fine restaurants in in the area. In the summer the trees and flowers are beautiful.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a resident for 10 years, I frequented downtown often as I lived in Boulder. As a visitor now, I visit every time I'm in town. Great variety of shops. Everyone is friendly. Book stores. Eateries. Boutiques. You name it. Several places for the little ones to stop and play and there's even a fountain in the summer. Don't miss... More 

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