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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  • Walk from the CBD [Victoria Street or lwr Cuba St] via Civic Square to the waterfront bars past lovely lagoon - a tourist treat.  more »
  • Great interactive bridge for young and old. Great design and architecture. Easy walk way including people with wheel chairs.  more »
  • Had to cross the wide street.. no crossing in vicinity so went on this great exciting journey across and above a dual roadway seething with cars... sound adventurous?? The only difference between this...  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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