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Cashel Street, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was looking for a stroll along here expecting a bit of a coffee culture, there was one place open I think you could get a coffee and an ice cream parlour. We went through there twice it had a half closed look about it, maybe...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Shane B
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Great to see this great area coming back. Easy access to places good seating a multitude of amazing shops. People are smiling again

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WilsonFamilyNz
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Visited on Tuesday 22nd May. We went search for the container shops and were disappointed they were nolonger there. I guess for the locals things are getting back to normal and a new shopping centre will open on this spot soon.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Before the earthquakes this street was lined with charming Victorian and Edwardian frontages. They all fell down and killed people. Then we had some years of it as a no go redzone. Next we had the quirky container mall which was fun. This has been...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank milliesmum2016
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Unfortunately the container mall has been deconstructed, and Cashell Street is just another street in Christchurch. Not sure that it is a tourist attraction or activity as such.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank mksmthomas
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

70% of the buildings are destroyed in the earth quake Basically whole city is rebuilding It is sad The containers mall are no longer there They are rebuilding new buildings Everywhere are constructions after constructions Cashel street however are the most modern part of christchurch...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DJLengYein
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Good place to stop for coffee, food trucks and souvenirs. Ititally build as temporary housing for business after the earthquake by arranging large shipping containers.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Katie W
Reviewed May 5, 2018

I haven't been into Cashel St. & surrounds since the earthquake. I missed the shipping container shops while they were there but they have now been replaced by new & boring buildings just like everywhere else. Now no character, high prices & no need to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Iwashere2
Reviewed May 5, 2018

So this is a good shopping district. I enjoyed taking time to walk around the area and see if there were some good bargains.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ali C
Reviewed April 28, 2018

I saw some photos of containers along this street. When I arrived, there were all gone. I was dissapointed. Still, this street is a good to walk though.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Response from JulesGoodman66 | Property representative |
The Re:START container mall was born from the need to breathe new life into the Christchurch central city, following the devastating earthquake on 22 February, 2011. Best time of the year to visit - spring is pretty... More