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Parnell

Historic Sites, Neighborhoods, Sights & Landmarks, Other
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Address: Parnell Road, Auckland Auckland1, New Zealand
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Description: Saved from demolition by the efforts of one individual, this restored...
Saved from demolition by the efforts of one individual, this restored historic village has specialty and antique shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants and is a trendy nightspot.
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Check out the rose garden

We were on the hop on hop off bus and it stopped outside the Parnell Rose Garden. Wow the roses were amazing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
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Coromandel Valley, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We were on the hop on hop off bus and it stopped outside the Parnell Rose Garden. Wow the roses were amazing.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Lots of good cafés and restaurants to dine but also good attractions with the Rose Gardens superb, also the Catheral is well worth a visit.

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Singapore, Singapore
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241 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Nothing much here, just a couple of typical cafes and shops. We were surprised that the 'village' area consisted of such a small collection of shops. Wouldn't really bother with it if you're pressed for time.

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Broadbeach, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

A few years ago, this trendy suburb was full of fantastic little gift shops and trendy cafes, well worth a visit. However this visit was disappointing with only one of the shops, Elephant Walk, down a little laneway, remaining.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

There is quite a few cafés, pub, restaurants, ice cream shop, clothing shops etc. You would be spoilt for choice if unsure what you feel like, I think there is something for everyone.. My favourite place is a Japanese Restaurant called Renkon and has been now for many years :)

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Enjoyed our time in Parnell, checked out some of the many eating place on Parnell Road and the cool shops. Only 10 mins from City Centre. Lovely place to stay and spend some time.

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Taiwan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Beautiful street, lots of adorable coffee shop and restaurant. we were regretful for have had no time to stay here for longer time.

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Arlington, Virginia
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10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Quite the experience for shopping for unique, one off beautiful products, gourmet dining and a lively nightlife at the various bars. It has a quaint old fashioned (but tastefully restored) feel to the buildings and there are little walkways to explore that take you to shops and cafes hidden away from the main street. Worth an explore.

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Lyttelton, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

i was treated to sub par food at high prices and didn't like the atmosphere. no parking and just over priced if you ask me

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This was a picturesque suburb where I spent a good deal of time, sticking my nose into shops, sipping a glass of sauvignon blanc in a cafe, or simply enjoying the sights. Very peaceful.

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