Oamaru's Victorian Precinct, Oamaru

4.6
Admire the Neoclassical buildings of Oamaru's Oamaru's Victorian Precinct, built in the 19th century from the distinctive local limestone known as Oamaru Stone. Journey back in time with a ride on the steam train or visit an alternate, steam-powered future at the Steampunk-inspired playground. Browse the various boutique shops, cafes, art galleries, and antique merchants, many featuring a Victorian theme. Plan a trip to Oamaru easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • There are some beautiful Victorian era buildings in Oamaru. Around the precinct there are interesting little craft shops and art galleries plus a very good second bookshop called Slightly Foxed.  more »
  • Great to see Oamaru has made an effort to retain and restore its old limestone buildings. A definite point of difference. Check them out.  more »
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  • Some nice architecture, interesting old times bits and pieces. Unfortunately not really my cup of tea, but if you like whiskey tasting you're in luck which is something I do like....
  • Nearly missed this area as we drove through the main highway. Incredible historic township built with limestone from the area. The stone work is unbelievable. Home of NZ Steam punk.
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