185 Empty White Chairs - Earthquake Memorial, Christchurch

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4.6/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web
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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  • The 185 white chairs of every size and shape bring home the pain and sorrow that Christchurch feels for the 185 souls that were lost during their earthquake. Particularly poignant is the baby highchai...  read more »
  • I cycled past this many times and I've only just realised it was a memorial for the earthquake. Kind of cool now I know. 
  • We stopped by for 10 mins at this installation. There is some special feel to this place. I was moved and the vibes made me feel emotional. The poems, different sized chairs, the white colour, and the...  read more »
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