185 Empty White Chairs - Earthquake Memorial, Christchurch
(4.6/5 based on 800+ 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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  • I think it's a wonderful gesture! I thought dough this place was in a park or somewhere in the city center, but you can't just pas it by coincidence. 
  • I was left with feelings of sorrow, (the lives that these chairs represent are so very different) but also thoughts of a kind of peace. This simple but moving memorial bought a smile to my heart and I...  more »
  • Came across this and had no idea what is was. It is in the same block as the cardboard cathedral and represents the lost lives in the Christchurch earthquake. It is well done and worth seeing as any m...  more »