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Buckingham Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand
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We love Arrowtown its so beautiful and really enjoyed walking through the Chinese settlement and learning about the gold rush back in the 1800's very interesting .
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This is a must see in Arrowtown and does a lot for the Chinese community. To see how the Chinese lived and imagine the cold conditions they survived in is humbling! Getting families out to NZ would have been so difficult - well done, Chinese people.
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It was pretty nice walking through the old settlement and seeing the original (and restored) buildings that the gold seekers lived in. The walk is paved/gravel and relatively flat. It goes up a bit to a few huts in the cliff side, but you can skip those if you don't want to
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nice old town ......and nice to know the historic background of the city. many walk around the main road, there a lot of place to park your car, there is some toilet .......but not clean enough ..!
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Visited Arrowtown with a local friend who describes it as a must see local attraction, and they’re not wrong. Attached to a fantastic little town, with shops, cafes and a good pub, the rebuilt Chinese settlement was a real eye opener. The number of Chinese that came over, just
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