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“A small shopping area built out of containers”
Review of Cashel Street

Cashel Street
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US$18.62*
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Christchurch Hop-On Hop-Off Tram
Ranked #22 of 237 things to do in Christchurch
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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220 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“A small shopping area built out of containers”
Reviewed 13 February 2017

After the 2011 earthquake, most of the city of. Heist hurch was damaged. In order to provide some retail outlets, shipping containers were moved next to or on top of one another to provide secure and safe structures for retailers to move in to. There are individual shops and different style eateries. Althgh more and more of the City is being rebuilt, we hope this, 'Re-Start' area will remain

Visited February 2017
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 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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239 reviews
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“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
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 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
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228 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 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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