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Ponsonby

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Address: Auckland, New Zealand
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US$29.47*
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Auckland Downtown and Waterfront Walking Tour
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US$55.25*
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Private Tour: Half-Day Auckland Scenic Tour
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Full-Day Auckland Scenic Tour

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Wow, what a variety of different type of restaurants and cafes. I was here during lunch and wish I could have tried out more of the very interesting lunch options. Easygoing and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wow, what a variety of different type of restaurants and cafes. I was here during lunch and wish I could have tried out more of the very interesting lunch options. Easygoing and cool atmosphere overall. There are penty of small shops for a shopping free. Will take my wife here next time for sure.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely little suburb on the fringe of Auckland city . Very enjoyable walking along Ponsonby Street looking at the huge variety of shops , from designer to daggy all one could want . Brilliant restaurants dotted along the entire street and Ponsonbyy Central is worth popping into for a meal . Also Western Park is a lovely walk .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the area for some days, indeed there is a main road with lots of restaurants, a handy supermarket, it is a relaxed atmosphere, kind of outta the touristic path

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurants in Ponsonby have to be amongst the best city urban I have experienced all easily accessed 10 mins from the city by bus or taxi. Shopping ranges from upmarket places to secondhand books, also theraputic services . The buildings are beautiful especially worth a stroll down the sidestreets to view the fabulous timber houses.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure you come at lunch time. Enjoy lunch in one of dozens of amazing cafes, then hits the shops to burn off those calories. A great place to smash your credit cards,

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Adelaide
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We caught the Inner Circle bus here as was meant to be a good shopping location. We were a bit disappointed with the number and quality of the shops.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heard / read that this place was cool, but boy is it ever! Fun & quirky shopping & yummy food. It was a beautiful day & a beautiful neighborhood

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice area . Visited for a lookaround ... had some coffee, ate some food... waked around. What else is there to say?

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Brancaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A terrific area for cafes , bars , restaurants , shops and amenities . The colonial appearance of the buildings is amazing and everything is relatively close to hand . Good transport links and not too far to walk from the city centre.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Classy part of the city that hasn't been TOO gentrified. From its very early settler days of seedy beginnings, it's now THE place to live with a mixture of older homes & the more modernistic, really lose tithe entire of town, so the outer urban sprawl of Auckland can be ignored

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