Parliament Buildings, Wellington

Categories: Government Buildings, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web
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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  • Had a great time getting to know how Parliament works. Especially how they have earthquake strengthened the buildings was highly interesting. Do it! Great insight. 
  • The Parliament tour is free and very interesting. I really enjoyed walking through all of the different buildings and learning about how Parliament works. You can't take your camera or phone on the to...  read more »
  • Showed a visitor from overseas - good and worthwhile. Reminded how easy it is to be this up front and personal with the seat of political power 
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