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Arrowtown Chinese Settlement

4.1/5
33 Reviews
Museum
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Buckingham St, Arrowtown 9302
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What people are saying:

Many Chinese live here in Arrowtown, Queenstown. Most of them settled here for gold panning over 100 years ago. The Chinese settlement here is a community where Chinese people live together. There are many Chinese elements in it. The business is very lively. Although it is not like Chinatown, it is also worth a visit.

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  • CeciliaFair
    CeciliaFair
    Sabah
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    Interesting Place

    Here you can see/experience how the Chinese migrants sturggled to survive at a Foreign Country. It is quite a drive from the main road, but a good de-tour. Oh... there is a small section for you to g...

    Reviewed on /Date(1616099279000+0800)/
  • dafndmf
    dafndmf
    Auckland Region, New Zealand
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    Highly recommend

    A part of history we need to know about it. V sobering. Loved it. Beautiful setting-Easy to navigate and well set out.

    Reviewed on /Date(1613252302000+0800)/
  • Naina-Damani
    Naina-Damani
    London, United Kingdom
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    DIFFICULT HISTORIC TIMES IN GOLD MINING.

    We had a guided tour of this historical Chinese Settlement in Arrowtown which showed harsh and difficult times in gold mining.

    Reviewed on /Date(1612590683000+0800)/
  • azzawebbnz
    azzawebbnz
    Whangaparaoa, New Zealand
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    nice little walk to learn about chines settlers

    great little walk to find out about the chinese goldminers and the harsh existance they lived while goldmining in NZ. Great information panels

    Reviewed on /Date(1611930195000+0800)/
  • milton c
    milton c
    Port Moresby
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    Great history

    So we called by with a little bit of Time to spare. This was well signed with great descriptions of the important history of this time.

    Reviewed on /Date(1611162166000+0800)/

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