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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  • Cool place to hang out as well as walk over, connects to Civic Square and over to lagoon where the bars and cafes are! Nice place to eat your lunch on a sunny day too  more »
  • The bridge is a must for walking in downtown Wellington city. It links the city library, art gallery, and some other municipal buildings to the beautiful, healthy, relaxing waterfront area. On a good ...  more »
  • I sat and had my breakfast here on a fine morning, wonderful place to sit with a book or just to enjoy the views  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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