City to Sea Bridge, Wellington

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The City to Sea Bridge is a pedestrian bridge and public artwork located in Wellington City, New Zealand. Opened in 1994, the wedge-shaped bridge crosses arterial road Jervois Quay, connecting the public spaces of Civic Square to the Wellington waterfront precinct at Whairepo Lagoon. Around the square are the Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington Town Hall, Wellington City Art Gallery and Wellington Central Library.The bridge is adorned with non-traditional wooden sculptures carved by prominent Māori artist Paratene Matchitt, some of which form the sides of the bridge. The bridge has become a tourist attraction in its own right.
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  • October 12, 2017
    This bridge connecting the city square and the waterfront is worth walking through. It is dotted with pieces of woodwork where people can sit, eat and enjoy the views of the harbour on one side and th...  more »
  • October 11, 2017
    The bridge in itself is very interesting, you have great views to all sites. You can go from there to different places to the City Library ... which has a wonderful little coffee shop with great food ...  more »
  • October 5, 2017
    Really interesting bridge which connects the city to the harbour. Worth walking this way if you're heading down for a walk along the harbour (which you must do!) We had a sit on the bridge and did a b...  more »
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    . (03/2017) Beautiful tourist spot Connecting CBD to waterfront Nice views Well maintained and night lightening adds to its beauty

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