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Monument to John Robert Godley at Cathedral Square

Facing the Cathedral at Cathedral Square is the statue of John Robert Godley, the important... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
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Hong Kong, China
Check out this Statue in Cathedral Square

Visited on Tuesday 22nd May. Most people stand beside this statue and look at the damaged Cathedral... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Michael-4551
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Caloundra, Australia
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“Monument to John Robert Godley at Cathedral Square”
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

Facing the Cathedral at Cathedral Square is the statue of John Robert Godley, the important 19th-century figure who is considered the Founder of Canterbury. The statue is the work of sculptor Thomas Woolner and was originally installed in 1867. Like many others around the city,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

Visited on Tuesday 22nd May. Most people stand beside this statue and look at the damaged Cathedral not realising it's significance.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

This statue of founder of Canterbury is standing tall facing the ruin of Cathedral Church in the middle of the square. John Robert Godley, if he can say something, he will be sad to see the ruin of Cathedral Church in front of him.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

John Robert Godley's bronze statue stands in the heart of Christchurch at Cathedral Square to commemorate the Founder of Canterbury. It was unveiled on the 8th August 1867 by magistrate Charles Bowen. It was the first portrait statue in Ne Zealand for nearly 20 years....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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