Ponsonby, Auckland

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For outstanding dining and shopping, visit Ponsonby, one of Auckland's trendiest inner-city suburbs. From the 1970s onwards, the suburb had strong links to Auckland's art and LGBT communities, and this influence remains visible in the numerous art galleries and the area's bohemian atmosphere. At night, the main strip comes alive with numerous pubs, bars, and nightclubs. Plan your Ponsonby visit and explore what else you can see and do in Auckland using our Auckland trip planner .
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  • This Auckland suburb is easily reached via the bus from the CBD. It is delightfully different to the feel of Queen Street - a collection of gracious weatherboard houses, cafes and shops, in an elevate...  more »
  • best place around here is the Ponsonby Pool Hall, doesn't have to try, because it is an actual cool place run by cool people. upstairs we have the food hall that regrettably raised it prices back when...  more »
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