State Street & Downtown Madison, Madison

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State Street & Downtown Madison serves as the city's main pedestrian route and center of activity. The street stretches through the center of town, with the state capitol at one end and the University of Wisconsin-Madison at the other. This location gives the area a lively student population. Explore the many shops as you stroll, or stop in for a bite or drink at one of the restaurants, bars, or cafes. You can also watch the musicians who frequently play along the route, as well as the other street performers. Don't miss the Memorial Library Mall, one of the city's most notable historical buildings. See State Street & Downtown Madison and all Madison has to offer by arranging your trip with our Madison route app.
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  • Terrifying -- looks like a scene from a post-apocalypse movie. Dangerous, dirty, and devoid of people. Stay away.  more »
  • Stay away from State Street! It will leave you disgusted with what is happening in this country! Most of the retailers store windows have been boarded over and sprayed with anti-establishment...  more »

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