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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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if You are in Wellington you should definitely plan an afternoon - evening in this area. Full of clothing, coffee, food and drinks you can't go wrong! Keep an eye out and check... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Lethbridge, Canada
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Lethbridge, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

if You are in Wellington you should definitely plan an afternoon - evening in this area. Full of clothing, coffee, food and drinks you can't go wrong! Keep an eye out and check with other travellers to see which places have good deals. Some places don't look like much but serve up the best food in the city.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Looking at the buildings that rise above the shops, Cuba street has something quintessentially NZ that makes Wellington so nice: old 20th century buildings, some of which are in bad shape, others that take you back in time. A lively street, needs a clean up but very charming nonetheless

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Maclean, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Along this street district we located a lot of food shops but also a variety of small different shops and boutiques

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Colourful Cuba - always has been the street with character in Wellington. Usual shops and quaint boutiques with eateries for every taste. You will always find something different and the bucket fountain will keep you quiet for a few to see how it works. People busking, the odd character as well. Love the gem shop for special gifts to take... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

I like streets without cars. If it has a fountain made of buckets, a seriously good comic shop and a shop that will sell me a dressy leather jacket for 1/2 price then you've sold me on the concept.

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We found ourselves drawn to this area each of the the days we spent in Wellington. There are many unique, non-chain, stores and wonderful alleyways. Fun, artistic murals are abundant as are fabulous eateries and cafes. Great coffee is everywhere.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This place needs to be on top spot to allow travellers to see where to go for a decent meal in Wellington. Some of the best restaurants in Wellington and also great shops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Staying nearby for a week, we felt so at home. Loads of great cafes, high quality restaurants, cool bars and serious coffee. Shops an independent and eclectic mix, even an arthouse cinema

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

There is very little to dislike about cuba street. i personally feel the bucket fountain is strictly ok but the crowds, people playing music on the street just adds to the great ambience of the place. The biggest plus there is no good time to visit the street though late evenings are more suited to folks out to enjoy the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We stayed at quality hotel in the heart of Cuba St. Lined with interesting little shop, cool art, great cafés, restaurants, lots of buskers and entertainment going on most evening.

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