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. Make your Christchurch itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • October 10, 2017
    It's kinda different and cool, and different as far as memorials go, but at the end of the day you're literally just looking at a space filled with white chairs. You wouldn't generally spend more than...  more »
  • October 9, 2017
    This is a beautiful tribute to those that lost their life in the earthquake. It was not a planned memorial but I do hope that Christchurch finds a way to make it a permanent memorial. It's easily foun...  more »
  • October 9, 2017
    So sad and so moving is this magnificent yet simple monument to So many life's taken way too early Please visit it and understand what this tribute means to all kiwis  more »

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