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Great to see the city getting back on its feet but the Cathedral is still a very sobering sight. Try to visit on a Friday when the food trucks and the market is in full swing. If you are there on a Sunday walk down...More
The square was pretty full and bustling on both of the days we were there. It was good on the Friday for the food market. It had a lot of choice for food and was good. There were a lot of tradies getting food and...More
Had chicken and beef Satays from the Singapore truck, and lamb wraps from the Middle eastern truck, along with Ginger beer It was great! Many trucks to choose from up until 9:00 PM on a Friday night. (German, Asian, bbq and many more) Fun experience,...More
The Square is a nice place for the farmers market style tents and stuff, and the occasional statue is interesting but ... (it's for me a really big "butt" ... I have a mirror, after all) I've been in this rodeo of town "Squares" before...More
Evidence everywhere that Christchurch has so much work still to do, despite all the work and new buildings that have been erected since 2011. The church itself is a stark reminder of what took place.
From Cathedral Square there is a lot of information boards...More
Arriving and driving/walking around Christchurch without paying too much attention can give you the impression the city is totally fine... until you start noticing several buildings completely empty, but nothing is more shocking than seeing Cathedral Square.
Surrounded by fences and walls with few high...More
Sadly, still a lot of damage from a major earthquake several years ago. The old cathedral is still being repaired after being almost completely destroyed. Lots of activity in the square on a summer afternoon, with families enjoying street performers.