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Baker Street, Nelson

4.2
#2 of 19 in Sightseeing in Kootenay Rockies
Historic Walking Area Landmark
For a spot of retail therapy in quirky, independent stores, visit Baker Street. An area that prides itself on its locally owned businesses selling local wares, this historic district provides plenty of opportunity to pick up a one-of-a-kind item or stop for coffee. The street's character-laden facade was restored in the 1980s as part of the city's project to maintain and preserve the district. To visit Baker Street and other attractions in Nelson, use our Nelson itinerary planner.
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  • Interesting shops, bars and cafes and restaurants. Nice relaxing way to pass a few hours just wandering.  more »
  • Being from Nelson New Zealand was looking forward to this visit.I was not disappointed,this town is cool,the people rock. The cafes,shops and just walking around the place was relaxing.One must return...  more »
  • Went to baker street with my kids. They loved the candy store but there wasnt much else there for kids. There were some neat stores for household decor and adult clothing, there just wasn't much for t...  more »
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  • Worst experience in men's wear I've ever had. Unfortunately came here on three occasions during my life in Nelson and will never be returning. The first time was to rent a highschool grad tuxedo. The second and third times were to find men's wear asa.n adult and the belittleling, abrasive behaviour by the senior sales staff who will try to sell you anything that doesn't fit, have no stock in anything other than polyester/synthetics that they tell you is fine clothing and charge prices on par with fine wool is ridiculous. All alterations are extra charges and all school events come before walk in customers. Abundantly clear that highschool students once a year are their only customers, they feel that they can treat people and their clothing experience as natrowly as possible. I'll drive to the city before I step foot in that store again.
  • great selection of classy to authentic work gear. Love the help and tailoring services as well.
  • Very helpful, knowledgeable and kind people who really want to help set you up with fine quality attire . Buying here was a pleasant experience.

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