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Napier Map, New Zealand

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Napier Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Napier with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Napier useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Napier!

Napier History

In October 1769, Captain James Cook and his crew sailed down to the New Zealand from the east coast and were the first Europeans to have taken a look at the city of Napier. According to Captain Cook the place is a beautiful combination of beaches and narrow sand. Based on his accounts, the entrance to the port was located at the West part of the stone beach. After Cook, many European merchants arrived in Napier... read more

Napier Sightseeing

The Art Deco architecture of Napier came during the rebuilding of the city after a massive 7.9 earthquake destroyed the city on February 3rd of 1931.  The rebuilding began immediately, and a lot of it was finished within only 2 years.  The new buildings reflect the architectural styles of the period.  Louis Hay, the local architect and admirer of Frank Lloyd Wright, took his chance to shine.  The motifs of Māori... read more

Napier Travel Guide

There are many different scenic tours that travelers can enjoy throughout Napier and its surrounding area.  This is a destination that is internationally renowned for is gourmet wine and food, as well as being the Art Deco capital.  Travelers can have the chance to enjoy wine tastings, as well as visit some wineries of historic significance.  An informative tour can also be taken to learn about the city's history... read more

Napier Nightlife

Napier is a city that is full of places to go during the evenings.  One of these is the Century Cinema, which is probably the most popular, and it is located in the same building with the Hawkes Bay Museum.  The theater shows many more independent and artistic films, so there is a good alternative offered here if you are not interested in the standard Hollywood movies.  These movies are shown on a huge screen in a... read more

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