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Address: Corner of Lambton Quay and Bowen Street, Wellington, New Zealand
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Worth a visit if near the parliament building. Take a couple of photos over 5 minutes break from the walk. Part of the walk down from the cable car.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth a visit if near the parliament building. Take a couple of photos over 5 minutes break from the walk. Part of the walk down from the cable car.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

The Cenotaph is a beautiful memorial to fallen soldiers and is conveniently located near the Parliament buildings. Nice to stop by and admire if you're in the area.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

The Wellington Cenotaph War Memorial, is a war memorial built in the memory of World War I, and World War II. The two wings decorated with relief sculptures topped with a bronze figure on horseback makes it eye capturing!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

The Cenotaph is a large an imposing monument to those who had fallen during WWI and the two bronze lions were later added to commemorate those who had fallen in WWII. It was funded by financial donations of the residents of Wellington and is perfectly positioned on Lambton Quay. It is a solid reminder of the sacrifices made by many... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

This is a decent and impressive memorial, just next to the Parliament. While the exhibition inside the memorial is not always open, the column itself is impressive enough and pays tribute to the brave men and women who sacrificed their lives for this noble cause.

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Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

My wife and I went to the Cenotaph when we were in Wellington There is an outstanding display inside telling all about the history of WW1. Sir Peter Jackson has supported this venture with wonderful displays. Our guide was very knowledgeable and for $10 pp well worth the cost but is free if you don't take the tour. People are... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

The Wellington Cenotaph was built using financial donations from the citizens of Wellington to commemorate the New Zealand dead of WWI. The two bronze lions were later added to commemorate those fallen in WWII. It is a Category 1 registered Historic Place and is well worth a visit. We visited during an Open Day celebrating 150 years of Wellington becoming... More 

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Porirua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Had the pleasure of viewing the entry of my great uncle in the huge book listing the fallen soldiers from the Wellington region

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

Our capital cities War Memorial and home to the dawn ANZAC day service for the city for many years. The area was upgraded for this years 100 year celebrations and they did a good job, with more seating. It was a privilege to venture inside, when we attended the 2014 Anzac Day Dawn Service. Such an important part of Wellington's... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely memorial to the people who gave their lives for freedom of choice during war years. When we visited there were lots of road works around and so you could not see it in total but must be worth a visit.

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