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Sad to see

Visited on Tuesday 22nd May. Cathedral Square is the most visited part of Christchurch and still... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Caloundra, Australia
The scar of earthquake

Christchurch is being rebuilt, but except the cathedral. It is possible to see the broken building... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Torrance, California
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2 days ago
“Sad to see”
Apr 28, 2018
“The scar of earthquake”
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very sad example of the devastation that occurred on that terrible day. Must be seen and always remembered.

Thank robin p
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

One of the most visited spots in Christchurch is Cathedral Square, where stands a giant aluminum monument called The Chalice representing 42 native kiwi plants. The Cathedral was partially destroyed by the earthquake of magnitude 7, but the square is full of history and cultures,...More

Thank Diogo F
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Christchurch is being rebuilt, but except the cathedral. It is possible to see the broken building today. There is a food market on the weekend too.

1  Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 24 February 2018

It is surprising that after 7 years there are so many buildings that are just left standing vacant in central Christchurch after being totally or partially destroyed by the earthquake. Many haven’t been taken down, replaced, or repaired. It really looks like a war zone....More

Thank LibbyH1
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Cathedral Square was the busy core of Christchurch. It still bears the scar of the 2011 earthquake. Although no longer full of pedestrians or traffic, the square is the place to see the impact of the disaster.

Thank Leon L
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Christchurch is our home town, but we don't go into the centre of town very often. This week we went to take a look at the photos from the Photographer of the Year Competition. The display of them finishes today, 26 November, but I believe...More

1  Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The square epitomises much of Christchurch as there is still evidence of the destruction caused by the earthquake especially with the cathedral and also the fact that so much rebuilding is going on.

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 20 October 2017

While we stayed at the IBIS we passed through the square many times day and night. Each time it was very quite and not many people around, There are a few thing to see, bronze statue of John Robert Godly founder of Canterbury, the 18meter...More

Thank MBB1952
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Although the Christ Church Cathedral is a sad sight, the square around it is coming back to life. The Streets Festival that the local council put on in October 2017 showed how people would go into the CBD, if there was something going on. There...More

Thank training1029
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