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Victoria Square

Corner of Armargh and Gloucester Streets, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
+64 3-379 9629
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Corner of Armargh and Gloucester Streets, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
+64 3-379 9629
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

When we visited it was blocked of and closed to the public. It was under restoration. You were able to see the Statue of Queen Victoria.

Thank MBB1952
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Victoria Square is a small park on the border of the Avon river. It's good for a stroll along the river. However I prefer to walk along Oxford Tce to a place called The Strip.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This was the original market square for the first settlers. It now boasts statues, a blend of Maori and European (including the trees along the river reputed to be from Napoleon's garden on St. Helena. If the quakes haven't killed it, get a gander at...More

Thank CaptainCompass
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Peaceful and uncrowded, the current Victoria Square shows on the map as a green non-square park filled with many circles. It is worthy of a stroll, especially if you are walking to or from Victoria Street. While there are statues of Captain Cook and Queen...More

Thank Staidthere
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Victoria square is a historic square with seating areas. There is a lot of work being done around it at the moment which takes away from the tranquility it can provide. The old bridge is nice and the river next to it - when this...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Victoria Square is a picturesque small parkland on the banks of the Avon River. Very tranquil area that is very well maintained. Nice statues of both Capt Cook and Queen Victoria as well as an interesting bridge over the Avon.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Even though certain areas of the park and surrounds are in the rebuild process there is still much to see and many decorative surrounds and monuments

Thank DavidGA986
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Christchurch is excellent choice to relax around Victoria Square. It is not a crowded and big compare to other cities.

1  Thank samzm20
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Not overly big and not much to it but it was nice not many people there and a lot of construction about but thats christchurch i guess, it was ok

Thank RobDog33
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Unfortunately, the place was totally deserted when we visited in the late afternoon. There was hardly any lights to ease the way in the darkness and the statues' somber faces only added to the gloomy and sad atmosphere. Must've been much more cheerful before the...More

Thank TheShis
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