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Address: Cashel Street, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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Slowly reviving

It has been a while but it is an area that is tarting to get its mojo back. Seems busier every year we visit.

Reviewed 25 December 2016
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Unique shopping street with lots of shops and eateries. Nice to walk around, but the stuffs there looks a bit pricey

Thank Happy B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

It has been a while but it is an area that is tarting to get its mojo back. Seems busier every year we visit.

Thank Hartshay
Campbelltown, Australia
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112 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Cashel street is a giant construction zone since the earthquake.About half the building have been rebuilt and the rest should be finished soon.It still has some nice shops etc to visit and the Newstart Mall is a must see.Event though there is a lot of construction going on this place is still worth a visit

Louisville, Kentucky
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151 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

This area was developed in response to damage done by the 2010 quakes, but it has grown to be a great retail area and tourist attraction. It was fresh and quirky. Nice for shopping, snacks, etc.

Thank Debra S
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1,514 reviews
747 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 349 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Cashel Street is a fun and vibrant place to visit. With a great selection of shops including Ballentynes and the RE:Start mall it is easy to find just about anything you need. The food stalls at RE:Start are varied and you are close to the Avon River and a number of tram stops.

Thank Tony W
Christchurch, New Zealand
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421 reviews
292 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Cashel street has its own new vibe and its a good vibe. Go check it out you will be impressed, its especially vibrant on the weekends.

Thank nglenjarman
Nelson, New Zealand
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109 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Every time I visit this street, I love it. There is a good range of shops here, including the Restart Mall which has been made from shipping containers. There is also a great food court area here with lots of choices. There is always something going on in this street, with buskers, other entertainment, tourists and an all-round good vibe.... More 

Thank scarz
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174 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Imaginative and Creative. The earthquakes caused so much damage but some clever, forward thinking people came up with the idea of using empty sea containers as shops and restaurants. Well worth a look at.

Thank AussieSuzie53
Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Nice litle block for tourists, reasonable food and easy to find. Parking can be difficult but trams stop there so parking near any tram stop can alleviate this. Big range of food options and spaces to sit and eat. Souvenir shopping choices are diverse and reasonably priced. Bit quiet, which can be nice but lacks that buzz ... Worth a... More 

Thank steve f
Southport, United Kingdom
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571 reviews
543 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Buildings and restaurants built into shipping crates? It's an odd tactic but it works. I don't know if it's temporary, but it gives a unique look to the city centre.

Thank PsychoSavager

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