Cuba Street District, Wellington

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Take a stroll through Cuba Street District for a taste of Wellington's bohemian side. Located right in the center of the city, this historical pedestrian area is without a doubt one of the capital's liveliest spots. Dotted with cafes, bars, restaurants, art galleries, and boutiques stores, the district radiates creative spirit and an easy-going attitude. In addition to the ever-present street performers, some of the main attractions include numerous antique shops where you can find everything from secondhand clothes to old records and vintage furniture. The district is well connected with the rest of the city and easily accessible both by car and public transportation. Using our online itinerary creator, Wellington attractions like Cuba Street District can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Walking in this district is an excellent follow-up to the Te Papa museum. Lots of interesting shops, stores and especially interesting people!  more »
  • Cuba Street is a great shopping area, complete with many bars, restaurants, unique shops and other stores. Complete with buskers a great place for people watching. We were there on a Sunday and it was...  more »
  • Stayed in a third floor flat on the corner of Cuba Street for 3 nights due to no hotel accommodation during the Lions tour. Regarded as an up market area of the city, with prices to reflect that. In p...  more »

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