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Unique spot and quick site to see.

I have only ever seen traditional 'arcades' in Europe so this was a fun surprise in little Ann... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Orlando, Florida
Tony shops, but interesting to visit even if only browsing

This skylight-covered mini-mall is a fixture of State Street where it runs by the University of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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326 S State St, North University and State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2412
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have only ever seen traditional 'arcades' in Europe so this was a fun surprise in little Ann Arbor. There are some unique shops in the arcade- including a combo tobacconist and barber, old clothing store that's been around for a while, floral shop, antique...More

Thank srdamico
Reviewed 1 week ago

This skylight-covered mini-mall is a fixture of State Street where it runs by the University of Michigan campus. Home of a number of specialty shops (including a place that fixed what we thought was a hopelessly damaged piece of art) and a superb coffee shop...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

When Main street is almost totally filled with restaurants, you can still experience a mix of locally owned stores - clothing, shoes, antiques, framing, computer repair, etc. in the arcade. Worth a look.

Thank fenmen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I accidentally came across it when I visited Ann Arbor with a friend. Its a cute little arcade with some of the shops as old as 100 years. Its quite interesting and has specialty shops which sell antiques, coffee shops, etc.

1  Thank hiral h
Reviewed 6 May 2018

This enclosed retail corridor is totally unexpected. Never imagined that someone would have thought to have this feature in a small place like Ann Arbor. Some interesting shops and located on the edge of the university campus.

Thank must_travel_soon_10
Reviewed 19 April 2018

This is a treasured local landmark offering great photo opps and awesome acoustics. Try singing as you walk through, the sound will reverberate in beautiful ways.

1  Thank DawndotEarth
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This old covered passageway has some interesting stores and adds a lot of character to downtown Ann Arbor.Also a great shelter in rainy weather ..

1  Thank delidog
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Nickels Arcade was always a quick place to get out of the weather, particularly during winter. It was nicer to visit upon returning to A2 this November, because, instead of being a poor student only able to window shop, it was a destination where one...More

3  Thank traveling69bill
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Great place to have a wander through while you are here. Architecture is very beautiful and many people use this space to take photographs of themselves/families

1  Thank memeweme
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This is a small glass roofed historic arcade off State Street. It was built in 1918 so is almost 100 years old. There is a nice mix of stores inside and window shopping is part of the experience here. One of the most interesting and...More

1  Thank TravelFan48105
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