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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  • The City to Sea Bridge is chaotic and quirky with interesting shapes and wooden and steel sculptures. Awesome views from here and the people scenery is just as interesting.. it's always busy, day and ...  more »
  • This beautiful structure is not just a bridge/pass over but an area where people can enjoy the buzz of the city and take in Wellington's stunning waterfront. As a student I used to often go and sit in...  more »
  • Whilst walking through Wellington City, it is always a joy going over the City to Sea Bridge for stunning views of the harbour and that special photo, either by day or night. Great use of recycled woo...  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