Travel Christchurch

Christchurch is the biggest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region. The Christchurch urban territory lies on the South Island's east drift, only north of Banks Peninsula.

Night View Of Christchurch

The city was named by the Canterbury Association, which settled the encompassing area of Canterbury. The name of Christchurch was concurred on at the initially meeting of the relationship on 27 March 1848. It was recommended by John Robert Godley, who had gone to Christ Church, Oxford. Some early authors called the town Christ Church, yet it was recorded as Christchurch in the minutes of the administration advisory group of the affiliation.

Avon River

The waterway that courses through the focal point of the city was named Avon at the solicitation of the spearheading Deans siblings to celebrate the Scottish Avon, which ascends in the Ayrshire slopes close what was their granddads' homestead and streams into the Clyde.

Spots of Intrest

Christchurch Cathedral: ruins assembled somewhere around 1864 and 1904 in Cathedral Square and its substitution "Cardboard Cathedral", at 234 Hereford Street, a simple walk North West of its cherished ancestor.

Christchurch Cathedral

Arts Centre: Worcester Boulevard. Gothic Revival stonework of previous University grounds. This zone was harmed amid the 22 Feb 2011 quake. While remaking work is occurring these structures are shut to the overall population and will be for quite a long while. Be that as it may, the excellence and chronicled criticalness of these viewing so as to build can at present be welcomed them from encompassing avenues.

Christchurch Arts Centre


Christchurch Art Gallery: The Christchurch Art Gallery, with the formal name of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, is the general population craftsmanship exhibition of the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. It is financed by Christchurch City Council. It has its own significant craftsmanship accumulation and presents a system of New Zealand and global displays.

Air Force Museum, previous Wigram Airfield. Opened in 1987 preceding the conclusion of the Christchurch RNZAF base, this historical center has full-size copies of battling planes and sensationalizes the historical backdrop of New Zealand's Air Force from World War I to Vietnam and past.

Botanic Gardens: 30 hectares of colorful and indigenous plants and trees wrapped in a circle of the beautiful Avon River and connecting to the 160-hectare Hagley Park. These put the "Greenery enclosure" in the "Greenhouse City", and the joined aggregate with Hagley Park makes them the second biggest internal city park on the planet.

Christchurch Botanical Garden

Orana Wildlife Park, New Zealand's biggest untamed life haven and preservation venture including jeopardized creatures from around the globe. The recreation center's configuration minimizes fences and confines for normal limits and natural surroundings.

Willowbank Wildlife Reserve: A littler park than Orana, with an attention on New Zealand species incorporating kiwi in an indigenous habitat.

Yaldhurst Museum: Mostly intriguing for its accumulation of more than 150 great and vintage vehicles.

Riccarton Bush. The final backwoods remainder on the Canterbury fields is in Christchurch city. On the off chance that your time is constrained in NZ, this is an incredible approach to encounter a case of the nation's local timberlands. The roundabout track goes under tall Kahikatea trees, and there is a differing qualities of little trees, bushes, climbers and plants.

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