Vulcan Lane
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This small pedestrian-only lane running between Queen Street and the shopping district known as Chancery is lined with quirky shops, cafes, bars, and restaurants. You'll also find buskers some days.
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Marloo44
Broome34 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2017 • Solo
Was it the fact that there was a large cruise ship docked! But I found this area overpriced, along with a number of shops along queen street in Auckland. In fact apart from the excellent accommodation at Sky City Hotel I found the whole inner Auckland city experience disappointing. The number of people begging (whilst openly consuming alcohol) was concerning and a few of them were openly abusive when no money was given. Won't be back and can think of other places I'd rather experience for a four day break on the way back to Australia
Written January 17, 2017
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ATL_Jacket
Eugene, OR1,119 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2017 • Family
Vulcan Lane is a fun little shopping district with all the stores you'd expect and a few unique ones. However, I felt like the whole place wasn't very "New Zealand." Icebreaker was the only place that I found good wool products for sale. You can find a retail space like this in any major city, so why spend your valuable New Zealand time here?
Written June 7, 2017
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terry l
Auckland Central, New Zealand112 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2017 • Couples
It is only worth a visit if you are in the city and want something to eat during the day, at night it is more interesting place to eat, I work in the city so would only go there for a walk as there is not much to see so only worth it if you are comming into the city, if it is during the day do not come into the city by car as parking is bad and the traffic is so bad, to travel home 20km will take me an hour plus.
Written April 13, 2017
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Glen S
127 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2017 • Couples
was there too day has lots too see and has great food places to try if there try a different one every day thet your in the CDB you will love it take a friend is a must too
Written March 14, 2017
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MBB1952
Surfers Paradise, Australia10,596 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2016 • Couples
After our walk along Queen Street we took a walk along Vulcan Lane, nice cafes and restaurants. I don't see it as a attraction, I could be wrong.
Written March 2, 2016
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santo t
Auckland, New Zealand7,467 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2015 • Solo
It is tucked in the mid of Lower Queen St area, the main CBD spot of Auckland. A short and a bit narrow road, but pedestrian friendly with rows of mid to high class products shops, restaurants and café. Nice place to walk and enjoy the environment. Not really spectacular place but add this place as a bonus when you have time strolling along Lower Queen Street.
Written December 22, 2015
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Lois G
Auckland, New Zealand528 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
This little lane is packed with cafes. A good spot for people watching. Sometimes a busker is at work in the lane.
Written October 27, 2019
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Thomas V
Oakland, CA16,611 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
This is a very short street but it's pedestrian and lined with cafes and restaurants, so very very lively and cool. We enjoyed it.
Written October 9, 2019
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joanadventure
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia1,339 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Friends
Enjoy the modern buildings and landscape her and on the right side won't get the hot sun. The walkway is nice to walk.
Written April 27, 2018
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kinx81
Vancouver Island, Canada791 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018 • Couples
Not a must see destination but ok if you are wandering around downtown. Small side street (pedestrian only) with restaurants, cafes, and shops. Expensive shopping, men's and women's clothing.
Written January 27, 2018
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