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Oamaru's Victorian Precinct

2 Harbour Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
+64 3-434 5385
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Visited Sunday 29th April. Even though it was raining heavy we still managed to get to see the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Michael-4551
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Caloundra, Australia
Beautifully Restored

If in Oamaru, it is well worth the time to walk around the Victorian Precinct and take in the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
autumn19
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Sussex Inlet, Australia
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2 Harbour Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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+64 3-434 5385
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited Sunday 29th April. Even though it was raining heavy we still managed to get to see the Victorian Precinct with it's old restored buildings, not to be missed when you visit Oamaru.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

If in Oamaru, it is well worth the time to walk around the Victorian Precinct and take in the buildings as well as the shops and art and great book stores that make such a good use of this area.

Thank autumn19
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Fascinating Town Centre with old Victorian style buildings, love it. White stone wall buildings standing proudly at the town centre. Really nice strolling along these rows of buildings. Heritages which are very unique for this town, rare in other NZ towns. Combine your walk here...More

Thank santo t
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Oamaru one of the most beautiful towns (cities) I have ever seen! I have travelled the World several times Rome, London New York and New Orleans and Greece etc…. and Oamaru is a hidden gem!!! I feel sorry for the many peoples who do not...More

Thank Michael A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unique and impressive. Very worthwhile to do this on foot. You can park in the commercial areas. As a pedestrian, you can enter the area with a much better perspective of the entire architectural context. The buildings remain grand and invite exploration. In the absence...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were rows of interesting, funky, quirky shops in historical buildings. We spent at least 2 hours, checking out the coffee shop, bakery, antique shops, book shop, glass shop, design shop, fabric shops. All the shops were connected, you could go from one side to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Steampunk Festival is probably the best time to visit but there is enough wierd and wonderful to excite and intrigue every day of the year . Plenty of bars restaurants and cafes.

Thank Rodney C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A series of lovely old stone buildings. Well worth walking around, one after another of charming Victorian facades well maintained.

Thank Lynne K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't forget to visit other beautiful Victorian buildings in oamaru too. The Catholic basilica is just gorgeous. I loved the architecture, took many photos. Oamaru you are a special place. Great to attend Steam Punk Festival events too.

Thank Antarisha
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We kind of stumbled into the Precinct,because of the flags! What a delightful place to visit ! One gets an idea of the past,as well the present with some great shops!!

Thank kamilariNewZealand
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