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“Artistry and resiliancy”
Review of Cashel Street

Cashel Street
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Christchurch Hop-On Hop-Off Tram
Ranked #22 of 239 things to do in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence
Level 6 Contributor
192 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Artistry and resiliancy”
Reviewed 20 March 2017

What a great adaptation to adversity showing creativity and strength. Build quickly post earthquake but with a true unique character. The metal art sculptures are fun and well done. I hope this area remains as a living memorial long after the city is rebuilt. Spoiler alert--Christchurch will be in the running for most beautiful downtown in a few years--and that's worldwide!!

Visited March 2017
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Nagoya, Japan
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32 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“New, old and broken”
Reviewed 7 March 2017

You can see new, old, renovating and broken buildings and flat land at once. Workers are working earnest to recover damages. Worth watch.

Visited March 2017
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Berlin, Germany
Level 6 Contributor
138 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“A creative way to cope with the aftermath of the earthquake”
Reviewed 4 March 2017

There is still a lot of construction going on in the city centre of Christchurch. The RE:Start Mall at Cashel Street is a very creative way to restart normal life despite the restoration.

Visited February 2017
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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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809 reviews
436 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
“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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