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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  • I guess it's safe to say that the bridge is more like an art exhibit than a bridge. It's pretty cool to see as you're heading somewhere else but wouldn't make a huge point of going just to see the bri...  more »
  • Take a walk through this area with beautiful views of the Harbour and boats/sailing ships. On the street there is also plenty to do in good weather
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  • On a nice day this a great spot for lunch... wicked views of the harbour and city. A short walk up from Civic Square. Keep an eye out for the Rays swimming around in the lagoon below  more »