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Civic Square

Jervois Quay, Wellington 2004, New Zealand
+64 4-801 7153
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Lux light festival

What a great place to come. No wind gorgeous Crisp night with light projected onto a building and... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
Cynthia N
Churton Park
via mobile
Underused but Lovely

The Civic Square is a place before its time - still underused but ready for hanging out amidst the... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
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  • Average20%
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“art gallery” (20 reviews)
“sea bridge” (10 reviews)
“town hall” (6 reviews)
Jervois Quay, Wellington 2004, New Zealand
+64 4-801 7153
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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

What a great place to come. No wind gorgeous Crisp night with light projected onto a building and people milling around with glow sticks and children chasing bubbles. I miss the silver ball of ferns usually seen suspended above. What a great area to visit.

Thank Cynthia N
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The Civic Square is a place before its time - still underused but ready for hanging out amidst the great architecture and public art!

Thank SFTheaterDistrict
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Lovely area. Beautiful buildings and so clean. My camera did over time and views of the sea too, so relaxing after walking about the city. Good selection of cafe's in this area and at one end the wonderful Museum.

Thank sandy2915
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

The square itself is and clean. Heaps of people sit around and chat and it's very social. Surrounding the square is the Wellington water front, Wellington library and the Wellington art gallery.

Thank Holleylolliepop
Reviewed 4 April 2017

A must visit for anyone heading to NZ. Wellington is a fab city and lots of little place sto explore!

Thank Katyi1992
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Definitely not a square! Definitely, a nice place to relax, admire the architecture. Close to many other attractions and points of interest.

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This square is wvery well suited if you need a break. The architecture is quite fascinating and the square itself is rather quiet and offers a lot of places to relax.

Thank JV_Travelling
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The city of Wellington uses space in a practical and user friendly way. Nice gathering place for locals and tourist to rest overlooking the inner harbour. A tourist information centre around the corner which is well visited by tourist.

Thank haileythegolden
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

There is a set up for Shakespeare in the Park, but otherwise this is an empty space between the library and museum and a link to some wonderful sculptures overlooking the water. So much more could be done with this space

Thank DJS1950
Reviewed 20 January 2017

It's always nice to have a peacefull place to go in a city. Many people were sitting reading or relaxing or just chilling out.

Thank Barry L
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