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Glad to see the CBD making a comeback, still lots of construction work around, but there's a lot of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jason Q
Nambour, Australia
Construction works

Quite a lot of construction works going on. I guess it could partly be the need for new... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Glad to see the CBD making a comeback, still lots of construction work around, but there's a lot of new restaurants,bars and cafes popping up. Definitely worth heading into the centre .

Thank Jason Q
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Quite a lot of construction works going on. I guess it could partly be the need for new infrastructure and partly due to the earthquake in 2011. Christchurch Cathedral is currently closed for rebuilding. The transitional cathedral, also known as the Cardboard Cathedral, is about...More

Thank D8490IValicec
Reviewed 28 April 2018

A lot of constructions are going on in the CBD. I am glad that this city is on the way to recovery. There are a lot of cool grafitis around the CBD too. Tram is a cool way to look around the city.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Sadly never will I see in my lifetime the beautiful city that I knew for so many years. But the city is coming together,streets are still koned off and you wonder how to get to places that used to be easy ,It will be New...More

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

What an absolutely stupid idea to have cycle lanes on the streets. I have never seen such a ridiculous arrangement. The streets have been narrowed so vehicles have the difficult task to navigate. Absolutely stupid and ridiculous.

Thank BrianPeat
Reviewed 28 December 2017

The CBD was quiet and many areas are still pending recovery. Walked around slightly before lunch hour n left. Glad to hear locals are still optimistic about rebuilding the city. But as a tourist, nothing can be done except feeling sad.

1  Thank Hongkongboy55
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Lots of devastation with heaps of one way traffic. Many buildings demolished hard to find main shopping strip. Better to move on foot than drive in. Public transport good. Hope things move quicker than since 2011. Rey Lo g way to go

Thank Oleh C
Reviewed 19 January 2017

With its Gothic masonry, Ch-ch has a short but rich history. I think the Square to museum, Cashel to Kilmore could have been better preserved as the "Old City" as in many European cities, but developers started nibbling away and the quakes have finished off...More

1  Thank CaptainCompass
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I was touched by the comments made by visitors to Christchurch City but assure you that locals are still optimistic about the rebuild. What people forget is that buildings had to be carefull demolished and all underground facilities replaced before building could commence. Yes, insurance...More

Thank Edlyn710
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Very sophisticated Metro Bus Terminus Colombo Street adjoins the CBD now recreating itself. Interesting mixture of buildings awaiting demolition and new build creating a new heart of Christchurch

Thank Alexander M
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