Parliament Buildings, Wellington
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Take a look behind the scenes of New Zealand's political life and learn the history of one of Wellington's most recognizable sights at Parliament Buildings. The landmark complex consists of four buildings, each a monument to a different era and architectural style. With each housing a significant collection of artwork, the buildings are just as impressive on the inside. Free guided tours of the complex are available every hour. In the executive building, known as the Beehive, you'll find a visitor center and gift shop. Those interested in witnessing the parliamentary process firsthand have the option of watching a session from the public gallery. Before you head to Wellington, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Wellington tourist route planner, to make sure you see all that Wellington has to offer, including Parliament Buildings.
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  • I felt it was a great opportunity to have a look around the parliament building of New Zealand. The free tour inside the parliament building is something you should not miss while visiting Wellington....  more »
  • they say that in the hive (administrative centre) has visitation, but who cares, but stop by and photos in buildings is very worthwhile, they're beautiful, you're not going to stop loving and notice all old buildings around them
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  • Well worth a (quickish) guided tour of NZ's place of decision making. Great to see the various rooms and chambers and hear some background to them and their current usage. A few too many corny jokes b...  more »