Time Required : 1-2 hours
The city centre of Dunedin, the Octagon is located in South Island, New Zealand. Hyped with a range of events, this place is one of the best things that has happened to Dunedin. The Octagon is an eight-sided plaza with a one-way carriageway and is bisected by the main street called George St. It is filled with street art and is predominantly Dunedin’s central area.
The Octagon is the main terminus of two other central thoroughfares. It is surrounded by Stuart Street and Princes Street and is the main transport hub in Dunedin. This pedestrian reserve with paved features and grass, making it the centre to a few main attractions in Dunedin, including the Dunedin Public Library, Dunedin Town Hall, St. Paul’s Anglican Cathedral, Dunedin Public Library and many other places such as a cinema multiplex, cafes and bars. All in all, The Octagon seems like a must-visit for tourists who are new to Dunedin and have limited time to spend so that they have easy access to a number of main attractions almost within walking distance.