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“Container mall, brilliant idea”
Review of Cashel Street

Cashel Street
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US$19.22*
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Christchurch Hop-On Hop-Off Tram
Ranked #22 of 238 things to do in Christchurch
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Brisbane, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
90 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Container mall, brilliant idea”
Reviewed 4 March 2017

All the goodies here packed into a quirky and innovative shopping area. Check out the central art work signage.

Visited February 2017
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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“Great innovation”
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I am not sure how this differs in principle to Re:START but it is a great show of initiative to have shops inside shipping containers, much quicker than a rebuild.

Visited January 2017
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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
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
Level 6 Contributor
239 reviews
112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 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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