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Bridge of Remembrance

Cashel Street | Central City, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 (0)3 379 9629
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Ranked #54 of 108 Attractions in Christchurch
Type: Bridges, Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Type: Bridges, Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

still in complete disrepair and under construction but you can still see most of it through the construction and enjoy its decor and inscriptions.

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Perth
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Still under reconstruction and closed to public, 3 years after the Earthquake?? Really?? One can't believe more wasn't done till now.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Very pressure for a bridge. Tells a good story about days gone by. And then out into the gardens It was a lovely walk during my time there.

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Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Please note that the Bridge of Remembrance is currently off limits to the public and is to undergo structural alterations to secure its stability in the event of another earthquake. The explanatory boards about the engineering works that will be undertaken may be of interst to those with an engineering bent.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

What can I say the bridge is really pretty overlooking the water. The bridge itself suggests a long interesting history just based on its architecture. Worth a look, but keep in mind while Christchurch is still in the process of rebuilding the CBD there's not much else to look at here

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Melbourne Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

The bridge told us a story and the river and we found the surrounding area ideal for picnic lunch. Again with great weather the day we visited we enoyed ourselves.

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Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

This is for the people who fought in the war hope it will be repaired soon as this means so much to Christchurch

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

this is a structure and a bridge and a river and a peaceful place........ALL well worth the diversion, and respects sgould be paid to the citizens of Christchurch who fought for US, the present generation of new Kiwis. I think you'll find this a place of history, a place of beauty and a place to enjoy.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

The Bridge of Remembrance is a place to reflect on those who went to War however it's not somewhere to spend a lot of time. At the moment it is fenced off due to potential damage after the Earthquake.

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christchurch
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

The Bridge of rememberance is supported after the quakes but holds new meaning now....not just for those who lost their lives in the war but those who suffered after 22.2.2012

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