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Ponsonby

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Address: Auckland, New Zealand
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+64 9-360 9301
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USD 29.52*
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Auckland Downtown and Waterfront Walking Tour
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Private Tour: Half-Day Auckland Scenic Tour
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Not bad for shopping, you can actually purchase products made in New Zealand! One long street full of restaurants, cafes and shops. It gets very busy early evening, so if you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 May 2016
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Not bad for shopping, you can actually purchase products made in New Zealand! One long street full of restaurants, cafes and shops. It gets very busy early evening, so if you want to park your car plan ahead you could be driving around for a while. Very good restaurants.

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London
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243 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Nice neighborhood and good for a long walk along the length of Ponsonby Road. Relkax in a coffee shop or enjoy the small shops and boutiques.

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San Carlos, California
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152 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Don't miss this street! It's great on Friday/Saturday nights for a nice dinner or bar activities. And it's great on the weekends for brunch and people watching. Eclectic with something for everyone. Safe and walkable from downtown.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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135 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Definitely worth to spend some hours here exploring the different shops, admiring the architecture and old/new buildings and enjoying the atmosphere.

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Suva, Fiji
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

A lovely neighbourhood of shops, restaurants and bars that was a great place to explore in the afternoon, sitting at outdoor cafes and enjoy a coffee, poring through knickknack shops and watching people. In the evening, the dinner and drinks crowd takes over and there are many wonderful restaurants to choose from, and a number of different bars available -... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

It has everything any suburb would give their right arm for (except probably parking & the cost of housing!). Diverse people, & cultures, great community spirit, excellent eateries & bars, good shopping, close to CBD - nigh on perfect!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

All the shops & restaurants, reminded me of my old 'hood in Brooklyn, NY. Loved strolling around & checking out all the boutiques!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

One of the suburb of Auckland….. A perfect place for party after dark…. Its kind of sophisticated place well known for shopping and dining….. there are lots of boutique fashion stores, restaurants and café…

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

My wife loves the shops and I always find something of interest.. Great range of cafes and restaurants to try - choosing which one is the challenge.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Sophisticated shopping, delicious food, great bars, and all close to the CBD. Ponsonby is a must do - check out Blue Breeze Inn and Sidart for food and Long Room and Chapel for a tipple or two.

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