Cashel Street, Christchurch

#3 of 27 in Shopping in Christchurch
Shopping · Hidden Gem · Landmark
Christchurch's imaginative response to a natural disaster, Cashel Street contains a series of shipping containers housing a community of small but thriving shops. Pedestrianized since the 1980s, this neighborhood suffered severe damage in 2011, when a 6.3-magnitude earthquake caused facades and entire buildings to collapse. Rejuvenated since then, this busy shopping street in the central business district now serves as a major tourist attraction, drawing shoppers and sightseers with its funky stores, food trucks, and weekend markets. Stop by the area to witness Christchurch's spirit of renewal and shop for designer clothing, shoes, food, and handmade souvenirs. To visit Cashel Street and other attractions in Christchurch, use our Christchurch trip planner.
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  • An eclectic mix of shops with access to the RIverside Market and Ballentynes Department store- catch their Xmas window display before it is gone!  more »
  • City Mall is the pedestrian mall comprising two sections of Cashel Street which is located in the heart of the bustling city, full of quirky cafes, bars and restaurants.  more »

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