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Cuba Street District

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Address: Access from Wakefield Street and, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 0(4) 802 4860
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A great Wellington shopping, restaurant and overall hang out spot!

This is one of the central areas of the city for social outings and shopping. There are all kinds of different shops here, clothes, electronics, chocolates... etc, but also there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
James A
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Toronto, Canada

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Toronto, Canada
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798 reviews
342 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the central areas of the city for social outings and shopping. There are all kinds of different shops here, clothes, electronics, chocolates... etc, but also there are heaps of great restaurants and coffee shops as well as some kid play areas as well, so I'd suggest checking it out if you have a changes and I... More 

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Thank James A
Dallas, Texas
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

lots of bars and restaurants. Even food trucks on Saturday, and a night market on Friday. Street performers and people watching make it the place to be.

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Mankato, Minnesota
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272 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cross between Bohemian, hip and gentrification, Cuba Street has a lot happening--music, shopping, coffee venues, buskers, over priced second hand clothing, art, etc. You can easily spend a day here doing nothing and everything. My one concern is gentrification is pushing in to this location, and once there is going to push out the once gritty coolness about what made... More 

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Thank savedade
New York City, New York
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219 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a good walk to check out the shops. You can choose from a variety of food while wandering. You can walk to or from the waterfront as part of your tour.

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Newcastle, Australia
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cuba Street is amazing. Such a diverse & fun street that any traveller will not be spoilt for choice. Either for a quiet drink or a meal.

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For the young and trendy (at heart) and for general shopping and for watching people go about there business. More lively at night than during the day, during the day its simply a place where people use to get to some other place, at night its a place to "hang-out".

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Thank Stephen B
Wellington
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful place. Many bars, cafees , restourants. And live music on every corner in a sunny day! I really enjoy this place. The real life is on Cuba Street!

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Nelson - New Zealand
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71 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow - cuba street is really coming into it's own - so many cafe's bars restaurants as well as boutique shopping - very vibrant feel to it - perfect weather had all the outdoor seating full of people soaking up the atmosphere and a cold one.

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Thank CJandT
Johannesburg, South Africa
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262 reviews
164 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although as not lively as las ramblas in spain ,there is similar concept going on with pedestrian lane and sculptures ,lots of cafes line this street and the bucket fountain too

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Thank Flitz8
London, United Kingdom
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177 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of cafes, restaurants, quirky shops. Great area to wander around window shopping, with rest breaks thrown in. I loved it.

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