Cashel Street, Christchurch

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Shopping · Hidden Gem · Landmark
Christchurch's imaginative response to a natural disaster, Cashel Street contains a series of shipping containers housing a community of small but thriving shops. Pedestrianized since the 1980s, this neighborhood suffered severe damage in 2011, when a 6.3-magnitude earthquake caused facades and entire buildings to collapse. Rejuvenated since then, this busy shopping street in the central business district now serves as a major tourist attraction, drawing shoppers and sightseers with its funky stores, food trucks, and weekend markets. Stop by the area to witness Christchurch's spirit of renewal and shop for designer clothing, shoes, food, and handmade souvenirs. To visit Cashel Street and other attractions in Christchurch, use our Christchurch trip planner.
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  • Our first two nights were in a hotel on Cashel Street, little did we know it was the main area damaged by the quake, evidence remains and the reconstruction seems to be taking longer than it should...  more »
  • Everything is there Shop till you drop on this street Eateries abound Easily accesible and comfortable to walk around Banks money changers you name it  more »

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