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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  • Interesting FREE hourly guided tour-a lot of interesting things found out for yourself. And the buildings are beautiful and just naprashivajutja on the photo ...
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  • The appearance is quite distinctive buildings. Have put seal on the inside, after first checking, such as metal, reception and wait for the turn while watching the video in the waiting area seat. You can't see and doesn't join free guided tour of the hotel. For the next course was the course 1 hour, watch this video to taste that atmosphere, has left. Is best if you have time, one hour at the course open to visitors, but no English anyway, time was limited because I pass long-awaited tour.
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  • The only way to get inside these buildings is with the free guided tour so book well in advance at busy times of the year. Mobile phones and cameras aren't allowed which makes the visit a real pleasur...  more »