This city is known as the garden city and a very English city. It was built
originally beside the Avon River as a source of water and the Avon and its
banks have been made attractive with lawns and English trees. The Avon also
runs through the Botanic Gardens adding extra charm to these beautifully
laid out lawns and gardens.
Christchurch - City Center - Cathedral Square - Credit- Peter Hunt
Bordering on the Gardens is the Canterbury Museum which has a special
section on the Antarctic explorations. Across the road is the Arts Centre,
sited in the old University buildings and housing cultural activities, the
Court Theatre (the city's professional theatre), a movie theatre, art and
craft shops, and weekend stalls selling crafts and ethnic foods.
Christchurch - Looking down Worcester St [ from art centre ] to Cathedral - Credit- Peter Hunt
In the next block, walking towards Christchurch Cathedral is the
eye-catching new Art Gallery. Admission is free except for special
Christchurch - Fountains at the Town Hall - Credit- Peter Hunt
All this and the Town Hall, numerous restaurants, bars, hotels, motels are
within easy walking distance.
Further out of the city centre are the University of Canterury, the
Antarctic Centre, the Gondola on Mt Cavendish, walks and drives on the Port
Hills, the port of Lyttelton and the attractive settlements on Banks
Peninsula, with Akaroa proving very popular.
Christchurch - Tram at Art Centre - Credit- Peter Hunt
These are just some of the city's attractions. A drive beside the Avon and
a tour of some of the hill suburbs and winning gardens will give you an
acquaintance with some of what the city can offer and then the choice is up
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