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“Memory lane” 4 of 5 stars
Review of K Road

K Road
Auckland, New Zealand
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Ranked #65 of 88 Attractions in Auckland
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Activities: Shopping
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Memory lane”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Wonderful old buildings being restored has been cleaned up alot. Great to see the old building after Christchurch has lost so many.

Visited February 2013
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Interesting, alternarive but a bit too dodgy at nights”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

It's an interesting and very alternative place. During the day one can find some of the most exotic, bizzare and interesting things to buy in Auckland. At night, one can experience an alternative nightlife. At the same time, it wouldn't hurt if the whole area had a stronger police presence at night, since it really does get rough over there, especially late at night.

Visited November 2012
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 attraction reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Not much to see”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

K Road has a reputation as Auckland's red light district but even if you like that sort of thing it would be a non-event to anyone who has travelled widely. Some good eateries though

Visited August 2012
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Sleeeeeeeezy!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012 via mobile

Nothing too interesting about this road, has potential to be an amazing place to got for some night life but too many dodgy people and sleazy places! Good to see during the day but felt a little unsafe in the evening.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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“Karangahape Road Vibe”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

K Road, as the locals call it for obvious reasons, is right in the heart of Auckland.
Having lived,worked and played in this area for many years I can truly say that this road is unique to Auckland.
The road runs along a ridge up from the downtown area. It has retained a lot of its old architectural charm.No big retailers here if you are looking for that type of shopping experience. The place is full of retro/secondhand fashion shops,cheap food outlets,late night bars, nightclubs,hostels and art spaces.
This part of town has a certain ruff edge to it. If you are familiar with Brick Lane in London then K Rd is its somewhat less crowded cousin. It attracts a young,street trendy crowd,
artists,musicians,creative types and apartment dwellers. Check it out!

Visited September 2012
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