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Address: Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-379 5570
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So English!

Christ's College is an Anglican, secondary school for boys. Going back to its English antecedents and roots, this college makes you feel in Great Britain! In fact, most of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 March 2016
Betilu
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San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina
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Sydney
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to the college grounds feels like you have been transported to the mother country. Very nice buildings and good to see them repaired after the quake.

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The Villages, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

When I walked in here I felt as though I must be in England. Even the newer buildings have been built to maintain the older style. These types of schools are so English.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Christ's College is an Anglican, secondary school for boys. Going back to its English antecedents and roots, this college makes you feel in Great Britain! In fact, most of Christchurch does! A charming building which reminds visitors and locals alike how much Christchurch took and kept from its colonizers. Next to the Botanical Gardens and the Canterbury Museum. One of... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Located in a beautiful part of Christchurch central this boy's school has strong roots back to it's English roots. Closed for a period after the earthquakes it had an open day testerday and is certainly back in operation. Photos show the older original buildings and the newer parts along the Avon river.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

A boys boarding school built in stone circa 1850. It's gorgeous, very central and charming beyond measure. It has survived the earthquake thanks to a visionary old boy and legendary Christchurch architect sir miles warren, who urged strengthening decades ago. A lot of Christchurch had this vibe before the quake, and you can see what has been lost to them.... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

Very picturesque secondary private school on Rolleston, next to old Public Library and across the road from the original Canterbury University.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

This is a very picturesque college setting. The boys with their unique uniforms and the statuesque old buildings transport one to another time and place. It is peaceful to stroll through the grounds.

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Port Campbell, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

We went for a quick meander around Christ college after visiting the museum and botanic gardens. A beautiful boys school with so much history. A lovely lady stopped to chat with us and describe the earthquake that devastated the country 4 years ago. Worth a visit

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

After exploring the Botanic Gardens and Canterbury Museum, on our way home, right next to the museum stands Christ’s College, The whole campus was built with grey and brown bricks, giving it a sense of style. It was Easter holidays, the school was very quiet, the gate was open, so I went in to take a few photos. Later I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2014 via mobile

Beautiful school. Shown around by Sandy. Perfect. Gobsmacked by the historical buildings. Do yourself a favour and check out this small piece of NZ history!!

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