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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  • They offer a free tour which starts on the hour and lasts just under an hour. You can't take bags with you, phones or cameras. It was interesting, but so dependent on the tour guide and unfortunately ...  more »
  • This is definitely a Wellington place that you must visit. The architecture is astonishing and outside of parliament is just a great place to hang out. There are also nice statues and sculptures. You ...  more »
  • Elegant buildings and grounds, good photo opportunities for those with cameras, parking out on street which is easier to get on weekends. There is a visitor center with a shop and the public is able t...  more »