185 Empty White Chairs - Earthquake Memorial, Christchurch

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Take a moment to reflect at 185 Empty White Chairs - Earthquake Memorial, a simple but moving memorial to the victims of the 2011 Christchurch earthquake. See the 185 unique chairs--each representing a life lost in the quake--and read the poems posted on the onsite board. For 185 Empty White Chairs - Earthquake Memorial and beyond, use our Christchurch travel itinerary maker to get the most from your Christchurch vacation.
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  • Very emotional tribute to the 185 people who died in the earthquake 6 years ago, so sad to see those empty white chairs of people who did not return that day , 120 from just one building that collapse...  more »
  • and I was very sorry that I could not spend more time here. Very simple but effective symbol. I am not sure how long it will be there  more »
  • Have a lot of emotion when you are there, especially you see a wheel chair, child seat. It painted white and place firmly on the ground, every chairs have different meaning.  more »