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danpop's pictureby danpop Shopping travel tip
added on the 30th of June, 2009
For buying souvenirs from Pris I recommend also trying the ambulant shoppers findable all over the capital's streets, even on the famous Champs d'Elysees. What is the gain? You can negotiate a really good price, for the souvenirs, as they are willing to drop their prices really quick. For example we bought 5 towers that illuminate for only 10 euros. A bargain!

 
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