Christchurch and Canterbury Sights


Victoria Square

Victoria Square Review

This square was named for Queen Victoria in her jubilee year. On its north side sits the damaged Town Hall, which is undergoing a four-year conservation project and will eventually become part of Christchurch's new (at time of writing, yet-to-be-built) Performing Arts Precinct. Nearby stands a poupou, a tall, carved, wood column, acknowledging the site's history as a trading point between Māori and the European settlers. You'll also see Christchurch's oldest iron bridge, a floral clock, two fountains, and statues of Queen Victoria and Captain Cook.

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  • Address: Armagh and Colombo Sts., Christchurch, 8011 | Map It
  • Location: Christchurch
Updated: 02-26-2014

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