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Oamaru's Victorian Precinct, Oamaru
Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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. Take a look at our Oamaru travel itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Oamaru's Victorian Precinct and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Well worth s walk around this area to see the largely undisturbed Victorisn era architecture and quaint shops and cafes. Lots of photo opportunities.
It's nice to stroll through the old buildings, have a whiskey tasting, browse some arts and crafts or visit a random gallery. Oamaru would do well to put in a cash machine as many places don't take ca... read more »
Oamaru has preserved its old town - on eof the oldest in NZ. The buildins are beautiful and contain shops, cafes, crafts etc. A lovely way to spend a couple of hours wondering round here.
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