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Victoria Square

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Corner of Armargh and Gloucester Streets, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good place for family. And there are lots of tourists and shows. Will come back with my family on weekend.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Seth1234578
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Just north of Cathedral Square is Victoria Square, recently refurbished but looking pretty much like it always did, if you ask me. There are several interesting monuments housed in the Square; a statue of Captain James Cook, a Pou gifted to the city by Nga...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank milliesmum2016
Reviewed October 12, 2018

One of the interesting areas to visit in the town centre is Victoria Square. We enjoyed viewing monuments here during our recent visit to Christchurch. Here you can view several interesting monuments like the Queen Victoria Statue, Capt. James Cook Statue, the H.L. Bowker Fountain...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

Visited on Tuesday 22nd May. We went for a walk around Victoria Square and found it mostly open. Well worth going to have a look.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 17, 2018

Victoria Square is still under restoration so hardly worth a visit unless you're passing. It'll be so long before sites like this will be open again.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank chiangmaicharlies
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Victoria square is entirely blocked off due to restoration works. You can see it’s of it from the tram but that’s it. They anticipate it will be open again at the end of March 18.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank AnanB
Reviewed September 17, 2017

When we visited it was blocked of and closed to the public. It was under restoration. You were able to see the Statue of Queen Victoria.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank MBB1952
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Victoria Square is a small park on the border of the Avon river. It's good for a stroll along the river. However I prefer to walk along Oxford Tce to a place called The Strip.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Robert C
Reviewed January 18, 2017

This was the original market square for the first settlers. It now boasts statues, a blend of Maori and European (including the trees along the river reputed to be from Napoleon's garden on St. Helena. If the quakes haven't killed it, get a gander at...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank CaptainCompass
Reviewed January 14, 2017

Peaceful and uncrowded, the current Victoria Square shows on the map as a green non-square park filled with many circles. It is worthy of a stroll, especially if you are walking to or from Victoria Street. While there are statues of Captain Cook and Queen...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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