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. Take a look at our Wellington family vacation planner to schedule your visit to Cuba Street District and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • August 15, 2017
    This is a very vibrant, interesting, creative and interactive place, lots of fashion, food, alternative people. Take lots of time ... and enjoy the variety of impressions. When the sun is shining, or ...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    A great street for a tourist because it has so much to offer. Lots of restaurants and bars. You can also people watch and get a sense of the culture.  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Love walking along Cuba Street! Parts are pedestrian only, others with regular street traffic. All types of nice restaurants, cafes, funky stores, normal stores . . . you name it! Can often hear stree...  more »

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