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Latimer Square

Visited on Tuesday 22nd May on our way to the Cardboard Cathedral. Not that large but good to see a... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Michael-4551
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Caloundra, Australia
Just a park surrounded by roads

The only reason you would visit this park - as a visitor rather than a local, is to vitis that... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
MarkKristie
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Melbourne
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Aug 10, 2018
“Latimer Square”
Jul 17, 2018
“Just a park surrounded by roads”
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Visited on Tuesday 22nd May on our way to the Cardboard Cathedral. Not that large but good to see a green space in the city area.

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

The only reason you would visit this park - as a visitor rather than a local, is to vitis that Cardboard Cathedral. The church itself it beautiful even despite of the reason for its creation. It makes for a good photo from the park.

Thank MarkKristie
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Large open square used for a variety of events during the year (including a carol service on Christmas Eve). There is a hanging sculpture which, if you stand in the right location, looks like a spire on the side of the Cardboard Cathedral (a tribute...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

An open area (grass) in the middle of Christchurch. Famous now for being opposite the Cardboard Cathedral. There was an interesting work of art at this spot when I was there. See my photo.

Thank chiangmaicharlies
Reviewed 14 November 2017

It is green part of the city centre, quite big in size, nice place to walk, run or just sitting admire the big mature trees and the surrounding open spaces. Location is at the opposite side of the Transition Church or the Cardboard Cathedral. Also...More

Thank santo t
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This is one of the many parks inside the city, as a very open place, you can sit in one of the benches and enjoy the surrounding views for some minutes. While the park is nice, you may have to cross some of the building...More

Thank pavelreyesmercado
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Quite peaceful small park accros the cathedral junction, good to sit and talk with a cup of coffee or cold drinks.

Thank Uniceshellamae M
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Latimer Square is across the road from the Transitional Cathedral and is well worth the visit. A peaceful place that was great for a rest while enjoying the city of Christchurch.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is a great open space just to sit and relax. Lots of construction going on around and this park is a wee oasis amongst it all. Close to the new playground and a short walk to some cafes.

Thank philippagoile
Reviewed 12 May 2016

This is a beautiful open square located in the center of Christchurch. I believe this is named for Hugh Latimer from the 1500's.

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