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“A surprise within a gorgeous setting.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Peacock Fountain

Peacock Fountain
Christchurch Botanic Gardens | Central City, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 (0)3 366 1701
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Ranked #58 of 179 things to do in Christchurch
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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“A surprise within a gorgeous setting.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

The fountain is rather fascinating and is set amongst a gorgeous park (Hagley Park). Try to catch it when the sun is low in the sky, the colours are startling!

Visited December 2013
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Timaru
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“Can you really call it a feature?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

If you are a history buff, this fountain is painstakingly restored with its garish colour that's appropriate for its time. It's located on the right-hand side of Christchurch Museum. Apart from jetting off water, there's all to it but seriously, can you call this a feature?

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Christchurch NZ
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“Intriguing fountain”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Lovely and Edwardian. Fun to follow water cycle and photograph at best phase. Has had a checkered history. Read inscription plaques nearby. Better still, take a Caterpillar Garden Tour starting close to the fountain. An opportunity to learn heaps about one of the world's premier Botanic Gardens.

Visited January 2013
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Malaysia
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“Just OK”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Not that impressive, really, just nice to stroll by and take a photo or two. What's nice is that there are some benches along the side of the pathway around the fountain if you want to sit down and take the sights and sounds in.

Visited January 2013
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Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand
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“So Pretty”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

From the entrance to the Gardens you can see this it is nice and bright
and anything to do with water is peaceful that is how I feel about it.

Visited December 2011
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