Apple stores around the world that are located in charming neighborhoods

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Opéra, Paris

12 rue Halévy

This is one of the lesser-known locations in Paris. This imposing store, with its marble columns and ceramic flooring, is located across from the Paris Opera House, close to the hundred-year-old Café de la Paix.

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Covent Garden, London

1-7 The Piazza

The Apple Store in Covent Garden is installed in an old 19th-century hotel with exposed brick walls located in the middle of one of the nicest regions in the city. While you’re in the area, take the time to visit St. Paul’s Church and the Royal Opera House.

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SoHo, New York

103 Prince Street

Quite different from the enormous glass cube on 5th Avenue, the location in SoHo is installed in a post office building with preserved architecture, next to such brands as Polo Ralph Lauren and J.Crew. Dominique Ansel Bakery, where you’ll find the famous Cronut (a combination croissant and doughnut), is just four blocks away.

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Passeig de Gràcia, Barcelona

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One of the most elegant thoroughfares in Barcelona, Passeig de Gràcia starts at the busy Plaça de Catalunya. The department store El Corte Inglés is located right across from the Apple Store, which is installed in a lovely corner building.

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Georgetown, Washington, D.C.

1229 Wisconsin Avenue NW

Located in the heart of the bistro and shop district, this Apple Store is installed between two charming houses. The lovely Georgetown University and M Street NW, where you’ll find Georgetown Cupcake, are worth visiting.
 

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Via Rizzoli, Bologna

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Bologna, a charming city in northern Italy, is a 1-hour ride on the fast train from Milan. The Apple Store is a few blocks away from Via Zamboni, which takes you to Università di Bologna. On the way there, you’ll find Piazza Giuseppe Verdi, Teatro Comunale, and several pleasant narrow streets to explore.

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Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

1415 Third Street Promenade

Santa Monica is so close to downtown Los Angeles that it’s almost a neighborhood of the city. The Apple Store is located a few blocks from the lively pier, which usually has live music and is a great place to watch the sunset.