Dunedin Railway StationCurrently Open
- Address: Dunedin, New Zealand
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 00:30 Mins
- Tags: Landmark, Family And Kids
Dunedin Railway Station - Review
Officially opened in the year 1906, Dunedin's Railway station was designed in a fashionable and highly expensive Edwardian Baroque style. This building arguably portrays Dunedin's wealthy inheritance. During the city's prosperous years, the railway station was the busiest, handling up to 100 trains every day. It is New Zealand’s most photographed heritage building. Today, however, only sightseeing trains stop at this station. It has been converted into a tourist attraction and an event centre. Much of its ground floor is used as a restaurant and the upper floor houses an art gallery. Visitors can view the exterior from the well kept grounds or wander inside to marvel at the marvellous interiors.
How To reach Dunedin Railway Station by Public Transport
- Dunedin Railway station bus stop
Restaurants Near Dunedin Railway Station
- Ironic Cafe
- Bacon Buttie Station
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Things to Know Before Visiting Dunedin Railway Station
95% of people who visit Dunedin include Dunedin Railway Station in their plan
4 PM - 5 PM
30.4% of people start their Dunedin Railway Station visit around 4 PM - 5 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Dunedin Railway Station
87.2% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Dunedin Railway Station
Dunedin Railway Station Map
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Dunedin Railway Station, Dunedin Reviews
This stunning railway station is a tourist attraction in Dunedin and one of the stops on the Hop on/hop off bus tour. This beautiful station is as much a museum as a functioning railway station and it's been lovingly restored maintaining that old world feel. It has that gingerbread house look about it. You can can wander through the station and admire the mosaic floor tiles, the beautiful stained glass windows and the original ticket counters. There is an art gallery and nick nack shop upstairs. The Otago Farmers Market are open here on Saturday mornings which sell local food and produce. We did not take a train journey, just enjoyed visiting the station and devouring delicious fruit that we purchased at the markets. Well worth a visit.
Lovely 'gingerbread" architecture. Pleasant grounds. Not too crowded. I'd recommend a brief visit: only 10~15 mins walk from The Octagon. Sightseeing trains run from the station through the Taieri Gorge and up the Otago Coast. Weekly Saturday markets are held in Anzac Square, just outside the station.
Very pleasant excursion. Station very nice, train journey exceptional. Scenery spectacular. Plenty of photo opportunities.
Classic colonial architecture; the most photographed building in New zealand?! The art gallery is well worth a look around.
No words in the dictionary can express how I feel about this magnificent building and the history behind it.