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"Christchurch" Canterbury Tip by keeweechic

Canterbury, New Zealand: 35 reviews and 56 photos


Christchurch is known as "The Garden City of the World" having won two prestigious International Gardening awards - in 1996, Christchurch was acknowledged as the outstanding garden city from 620 international entries and in 1997, was judged Overall Winner of Major Cities in the Nations in Bloom International Competition to become 'Garden City of the World'. Christchurch Cathedral is the best known landmark in Christchurch. This gothic Anglican church began its construction in 1864 and was completed in 1881. You can climb up stairs, which are pretty hairy, over the bells to get a spectacular view of the city.

Address: The Square, Chch Canterbury Region, South Island

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jan 10, 2004
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