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Christchurch is a new rebuilt city

We just had a few days in the city . 4 years since we were last here and it has been rebuilt and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Whangarei, New Zealand
Still impacted from the earth quake

Visited Christchurch and was told to head to the central city to see the impacts of the earth quake... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just had a few days in the city . 4 years since we were last here and it has been rebuilt and all new again. It's a great city to go to

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anne255371
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was lucky to visit Christchurch before the earthquake, oh my how sad to see the devastation still so evident. While in the Musium we experienced a tremor the quake was very deep in North Island but it brought to mind what the City and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fryspro
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Visited Christchurch and was told to head to the central city to see the impacts of the earth quake some years ago. It's clear to see that the city is not fully back to normal. Quite interesting to see, although sad for the city and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JeLundgren
Reviewed October 20, 2018

While it's still very clear to see that Cathedral Square remains representative of the profound destruction of our city, it's heartwarming to get a glimmer of hope and restoration. Turanga, our new Public Library has now opened beside the Cathedral. It's an fairly unprepossessing building...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank milliesmum2016
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Cathedral Square was once a centre of sightseeing activity in the town centre. Sadly, the earthquakes of 2010-11 damaged the Christchurch Cathedral beyond repair. It is now sectioned off and off limits to visitors, leaving the square somewhat in a state of limbo when it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

It's still off-limits to the public with a fence around it, but I was actually kind of surprised to see the big cathedral in a better condition than I had expected (really the damage I saw was pretty much "only on one side" where there...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Myo M
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Finally got to see famous cathedral that was destroyed by EARTH quake just a few years ago. Some parts Christchurch city is in redeveloping. It was cool to walk around the CBD and witness lots of building still being rebuild including this amazing Cathetral.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tour345681
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Cathedral Square marks the centre of the city. It still bears the scars from the devastating earthquake of 2011, but is slowly bouncing back. The new library will help.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robert D
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Progress is slow, but it is reopen. But cathedral square junction is fully functional and well worth visiting

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HKinsey
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Visited on Tuesday 22nd May. Cathedral Square is the most visited part of Christchurch and still bears the scars of the earthquake. I hope to return one day to see Cathedral Square restored to its former glory.

Date of experience: May 2018
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