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Big Shoe Repair, Bakersfield, California

 
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Distance from city center: 1.8mi
luci's pictureby luci Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 8th of February, 2011
Though not one of the most major attractions of the city, the Big Shoe Repair is definitely a sight you shouldn't miss while traveling through Bakersfield. It is the perfect picture background to show off with to your friends or family.

Having a shape of a shoe from the 1940s, it is the only such construction in the States that has a shoelace, a 50 feet long rope in black. It doesn't take up much of your time to stop and take a look at this unique store so don't miss it!

Address:
931 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93304, USA

On the web:
http://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/10289

 
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