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Nice suburb

Of Auckland and easy to get to by public transport from city. Good range of coffee shops and casual eateries along Richmond Rd. Not as much to see and do as nearby Ponsonby.

Reviewed 16 April 2016
John5947
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Western Australia, Australia
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Western Australia, Australia
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122 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Of Auckland and easy to get to by public transport from city. Good range of coffee shops and casual eateries along Richmond Rd. Not as much to see and do as nearby Ponsonby.

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Sydney
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132 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Interesting suburb - interesting shops. We stayed near here and found it a pleasant suburb which is fast being gentrified. Good Thai restaurant - Erawann Thai.

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Thank BronwenSydney
Auckland, New Zealand
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31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2014

Grey Lynn is my neighbourhood so of course I am biased. Grey Lynn is close to the city and over the last 20 years as changed from to be a trendy inner city suburb. It's the Grey Lynn tribe that make the place. So much so they are called the "Grey Lynn Tribe" - - "made up of people who... More 

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1 Thank 712suzannek
Milan, Italy
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 June 2013

This place still has a bit of character and can be a little rough around the edges, but is generally a great place to spend a day, a week, or a few years.

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Thank Maximilianguy
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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98 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2013

Everything is perfect about this suburb. The park, the streets, the houses!! GReat! The festival in the park each november is awesome. nesian mystic represent. also its way cooler than ponsonby :P hehehe

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Thank nzanz
Auckland
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258 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2012

It's where I do my supermarket shopping, but it's not anywhere anyone really needs to visit, excepting as a drive by through some of the streets to take in some of Auckland's earliest villas etc.

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1 Thank Jqqls
Auckland, New Zealand
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39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2012

Great park, great people, great coffee - what else you need? It's like a village in the city and you'll find a lovely book store, great clothes shops, lots of organic food and maybe even a bona fide artist or two (although probably more likely a tv star or newsreader these days).

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Thank DBbonjour
Port Vila, Vanuatu
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36 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2012

A great tour package! You can find. Very friendly tour guide.

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Thank kllamera
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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67 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2012

Houses feel like they are one on top of the other. To find parking is like looking for a needle in a haystack. It didn't impress me at all.

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Thank intrepidtraveller004
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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108 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2012

This is a young trendy suburb, so why is it not lively and doesn't have nice shops to have a look at and good cafes?

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Thank Sirani M

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