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“Underwhelmed”
Review of Cashel Street

Cashel Street
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Christchurch Hop-On Hop-Off Tram
Ranked #22 of 238 things to do in Christchurch
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
109 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Underwhelmed”
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Underwhelmed by it, but accept it is a good idea. The shops were mostly a bit quirky, which is fine if that is what you were after, but we weren't

Visited December 2016
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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270 reviews
128 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
“Full marks to Christchurch”
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This is an area where the city moved to get back on its feet by using shipping containers to house shops, bars, etc. Christchurch has shown great enterprise, and this is now a tourist destination in its own right! Try not to miss it.

Visited January 2017
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Cornwall, Vermont
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great idea”
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Great way to quickly bring back retailing to the downtown after the earthquake. We didn't find much to buy but there certainly was a lot of foot traffic. Wonder what will happen once traditional retail space returns.

Visited January 2017
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Kent, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
238 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
“Creative use of shipping containers!”
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Read about this and worth a visit. The people of Christchurch are doing an amazing job to get people back into the city. A food court and plenty of interesting shops but prices appeared to be quite high.

Visited December 2016
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Tokyo, Japan
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Symbol of revival”
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This quite bustling little shopping district showcases Christchurch's ingenuity in the face of its troubles, most conspicuously in the funky architecture: jazzily painted, converted shipping containers. There are food stalls, coffee shops, and a selection of your typical shopping district businesses. It's central, the mood is fun, and it's definitely worth stopping by in if you're in Christchurch.

Visited January 2017
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