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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  • It is a pedestrian bridge over a major road, but the adornments are what make the more than a bridge. There is space for sitting on the bridge and many pieces of artwork built into the bridge structur...  more »
  • It's a concurred place that people use daily as they walk to Wellington's Central Business District from the waterfront. Even people riding bikes use it daily to minimize their commutes.  more »
  • Nice second hand wood constructions turned into cosy sitting spots in the windy city. And in addition a nice view!  more »
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  • Good tourist spot in any but wet weather. Good place for a chill with your takeaway coffee
  • . (03/2017) Beautiful tourist spot Connecting CBD to waterfront Nice views Well maintained and night lightening adds to its beauty
  • Great sculpture.

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