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We found this amazing shortcut back to Lambton Quay, after we had got a Taxi to the Boulcott Bar & Bistro which took a really roundabout way due to the one way streets to get there. We walked back down the Plimmer Steps, and were...More
Not much to say about them, a useful pathway from Lambton Quay if you need it and the statue at the bottom is nice. They are quite steep though so don't overestimate yourself when walking up. Worth a stop if you're going past but wouldn't...More
These are just steps that take you from A-B. There's a statue at the bottom of the stairs on Lambton Quay. There and some shops, cafes and other businesses that line the steps. Nothing outwardly interesting about these steps.
The namesake, John Plimmer arrived in the early 1840s. He spent his life as an active retailer and proponent of the railroad between Wellington and a township known as Plimmerton on the Manawater. He lived somewhere on the steps in a time when the waterfront...More
Well Wellington, with all you have to offer this certainly is a stand out point for me. To my measurements, they were the perfect stairs. It has everything! In the morning, it's ideal for the work go-ers, day time for city go-ers and finally a...More
Well to be honest the steps are pretty average but the history behind John Plimmer and his place in Wellingtons history is interesting. Save the data on your memory stick and skip the pic of the steps but make sure u read the plaque to...More
To rival the Spanish Steps is this The Plimmer Steps in Wellington NZ.
It's not as wide or large but it is a kiwi steps and it's in Wellington.
You have to take in the moment and picture it in your head and you'll get...More