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Address: Jervois Quay, Wellington 2004, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 (0)4 801 7153

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QUIET SPOT IN THE CITY

Nice quiet spot to take time out - right in the centre of the city. Entrance to library, information centre and art gallery from here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Toni D
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Wellington, New Zealand
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New Zealand
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can get away from the noise of the city and watch people. Entertainment from time to time. A lovely place on a sunny day. Just over the bridge from the sea.

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Thank Mac59NewZealand
Wellington, New Zealand
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Civic square is the squarish spot between the information Centre, wellington city library, city art gallery and council buildings.

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Thank MelHart8213
Salalah
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Though the suspended and iconic fern ball has gone and the town hall is out of operation-it would be unfair to blame Civic Square of post earthquake considerations. It remains as the gateway between city and sea. with plenty of community minded events staged there. The central library and the City Art Gallery still remain intact and many a free... More 

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Thank Fiona J
Wellington
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81 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Civic Square is a lovely place to sit and have lunch in the sun or people watch. It is adjacent to the beautiful library with its Nikau tree sculptures, the City Art Gallery, the Tourist Information Centre and Wellington City Council as well as being part of the harbour area walk. In there summer or for festivals there are often... More 

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Thank TKNgaio
Wellington, New Zealand
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice quiet spot to take time out - right in the centre of the city. Entrance to library, information centre and art gallery from here.

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Thank Toni D
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24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely place to sit and eat lunch or read a book in the summer time. Of course, during normal office lunch hours it fills up pretty fast, but there is plenty of space. It's a green-ish area surrounded by some of the cities most useful buildings for a backpacker, namely the library and the art gallery.

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Thank Shauna B
Auckland, New Zealand
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107 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great asset for Wellington and is used for many key events throughout the year. On a sunny winter's day it was packed with people having lunch and generally wandering through. It connects the waterfront to the shopping streets.

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Thank MrsRemy25
Opotiki, New Zealand
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Large area of grassed and concrete flat area to relax right in the middle of business area close to C.B.D .and main retail area.

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Thank mel19462015
Wellington, New Zealand
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486 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Nice place to stop for a rest or picnic break on the grass whilst people watching. Lots of events are held here so there can be a lot going on here at times.

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Thank D P
Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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286 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Well used, always something happening. Safe and good for children to run around in One of my favourite spots

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Thank HKinsey

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