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Address: West Main Street, Louisville, KY

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Cool to wander through but not much there other than museums

Louisville has made a very nice effort to preserve their historic storefronts on West Main St., although most of the buildings are still vacant and some are just facades with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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111 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Louisville has made a very nice effort to preserve their historic storefronts on West Main St., although most of the buildings are still vacant and some are just facades with literally nothing behind them. Lots of construction and remodeling going on but that is behind the front. "Museum Row" is fun to visit--Frazier History Museum, Louisville Slugger museum and experience,... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had no idea that this district had anything to offer until we went to the Slugger Museum. Leaving there, we started walking up the street and wow! This district offers one of only two historical districts in the US with the most numbers of iron-fronted facades on their storefronts. The details of columns, capitals, frames and more are intricate... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

A Nice part of town that we strolled through on a pleasant Sunday afternoon. A lot of different attractions from Museums, Breweries, Distilleries, Restaurants & quirky street furniture ! Loved the Baseball walk of fame , pity there wasn't a few more ? Lot of redevelopment going on , hope the Old survives in some form ???

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This may be nice in a few years after they finish the renovations. Right now there isn't much to see.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

There are a lot of really nice things to see and do here. Good restaurants. Worth the visit. When I was there a lot of construction was going on around that took away a little...but it will be even better when done.

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Fullerton, Ca, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

In the general area and did a lot of walking and sightseeing. From Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse, Evan Williams Experience, Louisvuille Slugger Museum, Lunch at Troll Pub Under the Bridge, Dinner at BBC (Bluegrass Brewing Co). Lots of interesting architecutre and photo ops - but also some areas of construction and pedestrian detours.

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McDonough, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We had some time during the day on a Sunday visit to explore, and we took a Uber from the airport area for about $12. We had the driver drop us off at the Great Lawn, but I wouldn't recommend that. It was trashed from the previous night with litter, towels, blankets, and still had a few rowdy young adults... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Wonderful place to walk and stroll lots to see and so and the building were wonderful. Great mixture of new and old and art Deco. We had a wonderful experience and everything is so compact and easy access.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is a MUST SEE if you visit or live in Louisville. The old buildings are beautiful and a reminder of how things were in our hay day.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Was a great place to just walk around for the evening and take everything in on our first night here. This way we could plan for our next day's adventure.

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