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Address: Corner of Lambton Quay and Bowen Street, Wellington, New Zealand
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Lovely memorial

There are many memorials through out New Zealand to remember those that passed in the wars and this is outstanding. The ANZACs were hard done by during the wars and what they did... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

There are many memorials through out New Zealand to remember those that passed in the wars and this is outstanding. The ANZACs were hard done by during the wars and what they did should never be forgotten.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit if near the parliament building. Take a couple of photos over 5 minutes break from the walk. Part of the walk down from the cable car.

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

The Cenotaph is a beautiful memorial to fallen soldiers and is conveniently located near the Parliament buildings. Nice to stop by and admire if you're in the area.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 February 2016

The Wellington Cenotaph War Memorial, is a war memorial built in the memory of World War I, and World War II. The two wings decorated with relief sculptures topped with a bronze figure on horseback makes it eye capturing!

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Melbourne
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Reviewed 31 October 2015

The Cenotaph is a large an imposing monument to those who had fallen during WWI and the two bronze lions were later added to commemorate those who had fallen in WWII. It was funded by financial donations of the residents of Wellington and is perfectly positioned on Lambton Quay. It is a solid reminder of the sacrifices made by many... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 20 August 2015

This is a decent and impressive memorial, just next to the Parliament. While the exhibition inside the memorial is not always open, the column itself is impressive enough and pays tribute to the brave men and women who sacrificed their lives for this noble cause.

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Taupo, New Zealand
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

My wife and I went to the Cenotaph when we were in Wellington There is an outstanding display inside telling all about the history of WW1. Sir Peter Jackson has supported this venture with wonderful displays. Our guide was very knowledgeable and for $10 pp well worth the cost but is free if you don't take the tour. People are... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 July 2015

The Wellington Cenotaph was built using financial donations from the citizens of Wellington to commemorate the New Zealand dead of WWI. The two bronze lions were later added to commemorate those fallen in WWII. It is a Category 1 registered Historic Place and is well worth a visit. We visited during an Open Day celebrating 150 years of Wellington becoming... More 

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Porirua, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 July 2015

Had the pleasure of viewing the entry of my great uncle in the huge book listing the fallen soldiers from the Wellington region

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 July 2015

Our capital cities War Memorial and home to the dawn ANZAC day service for the city for many years. The area was upgraded for this years 100 year celebrations and they did a good job, with more seating. It was a privilege to venture inside, when we attended the 2014 Anzac Day Dawn Service. Such an important part of Wellington's... More 

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