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City to Sea Bridge

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Address: Victoria Street | Civic Square, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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Eye-catching and practical!

Why build a traditional steel bridge when you can build a work of art, laced with a modern take on traditional Maori carving, interspersed with niches and benches where you can... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2017
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Why build a traditional steel bridge when you can build a work of art, laced with a modern take on traditional Maori carving, interspersed with niches and benches where you can sit and watch the world go by. The bridge serves the practical purpose of linking the Civic Square with the waterfront.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We were not sure at first site whether this bridge had been damaged in the earthquake but found it to be a most interesting and different way to cross the road.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We went here to relax and take some time out to enjoy the awesome views. It was very windy (but that is typical Wellington so no surprises there) but such a great set-up. Really cool.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Loads of great photo opportunities here for the amateur or professional photographer. There are Māori carvings, beautiful metal nikau palm trees and interesting architecture. There is, of course, also a magnificent view of the harbour!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a slightly crazy looking bridge over a road by the waterfront. You can see the port, the harbour, and people walking and enjoying themselves at the eating and drinking places. You can sit in the sun, there are some shady bits, and some shelter from the wind; and you can watch for sting rays in the lagoon.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

It serves a useful purpose, getting from the cbd business area across to the waterfront area in Wellington, and as you walk across the bridge, pause and enjoy the views around it, try to ignore the busy street underneath, it is the people and their activities, eg..picnicking, boating, music, that are the best enjoyments. It can get a little breezy,... More 

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Chennai, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Very artistically built, carrying lot of architectural significance.. very nice place to capture best photographs of deep blue sea in background and sun shining on your face. You can enjoy evening sea breeze here.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Wouldn't go out of my way to see but it is the best access way across the main road from the civic centre down to the harbour. It's a quirky wooden & concrete bridge that has an unusual thrown together look and lots of seating areas with sea views.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 22 December 2016

here we'll find the origins of New Zealand: pacific art to be explored. just stay the for a while. It's something to feel!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

lovely walkway from Civic Square to the waterfront and a great place to take photos with the backdrop of Wellington Harbour and the striking sculptures

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