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It is surprising: Auckland has some 70.000 registered boats. If we divide the boats by the number of families residing in the city, we can say that there is one boat for every 4 families. Within an hour by car you will find 102 Beaches that during the week they are quite empty. In Auckland everything revolves around water, even the airport It is next to the water.

According to popular tradition MaoriAuckland was inhabited by a race of giants and fairies. When the European They arrived in the early nineteenth century the Ngati Whatua tribe had control of the region. The British started negotiations with the tribe 1840 to acquire the area and establish the first colony of the capital. In September of that year, the flag british It was hoisted to commemorate the foundation of the municipality.

Auckland was established as a hub commercial. Since then, urban expansion has made this city approximately 1,3 millions of people, be one of the largest in the world geographically. In Auckland most of the shops They are open every day and the bars and clubs fill up from Thursday to Saturday. In the city center you can find tower (1082 feet) that marks the center of the city. Some say a visible sign of the city's aspirations. He has earned the nickname Needle.

The port It has become a great nerve center. The area is full of popular bars, cafes and restaurants. Surely if you decide to visit the port you will have a good time.

Auckland Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia (April 2024)

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