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Boring Architecture

Just another busy street with nothing special about it except too much traffic. Main though fare of... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2016
Named after a great man

For every need just go here lol it's truly a one stop shop! There's Phone companies, boutiques... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2016
Geanell C
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This main thoroughfare is packed with hotels, eateries and boutiques.
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good24%
  • Average35%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible5%
18 Jul 2016
“Boring Architecture”
24 May 2016
“Named after a great man ”
Cayenne, French Guiana
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Just another busy street with nothing special about it except too much traffic. Main though fare of the town.

Thank scotworldtraveller
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

For every need just go here lol it's truly a one stop shop! There's Phone companies, boutiques, bars, restaurants, parking spots, hotels, clubs and most importantly the police station! So you can have fun and still be protected...

Thank Geanell C
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

There are many shops selling cheap stuff, mostly from China, at inflated prices, and places to eat. A stroll here will give you a good sense of local life, but it is no Rue Faubourg.

Thank Film G
Reviewed 29 October 2015

As the capital of French Guyana, this is a typical shopping street. Plenty of bargins and choice. Designer outlets and Chinese shops abound. Also places to buy jewelry and watches. Shopping malls also on the outskirts like Carreforour , and homeware shops. You would need...More

Thank sue C
Reviewed 4 February 2015

It is important because it is the main street, and leads to/from Les Palmistes, but all in all, it offers a selection of fairly drab shops, and no restaurants of note. One can not miss it, but it is not really worth trying to find!

Thank MaxGlobetrotter
Reviewed 23 October 2014

This is just another street - nothing of particular merit - there are plenty of examples of colonial architecture in surrounding streets.

1  Thank OceanWanderer
Reviewed 4 October 2014 via mobile

No particular features of this road that make it especially interesting. The section near the main square is perhaps slightly more attractive but really it's not a tourist attraction in itself.

1  Thank KGB777
Reviewed 15 October 2012

Ave de Gaulle is the shopping heart of Cayenne center but is simply a somewhat wider two lane street with drab 3-4 story buildings and street level shops. There is nothing of architectural interest or visual excitment. Surprisingly, there are more higher end stores than...More

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