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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  • We walked around here with thousands of others Saturday night after being out for dinner to see the LUX Light Display  more »
  • This is one of my fav spots in the city. You can sit and look at the sculptures, the waterfront or the city,  more »
  • A bridge? Yes but more than that. More like an ark, transporting the sea to the land and the land to the sea. Most people use bridges in a very functional way, crossing, to get from one place to anoth...  more »
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