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Cardboard Cathedral

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234 Hereford St, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-366 0046
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234 Hereford St, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-366 0046
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The cardboard church that is a replica of the original that once stood here before that fateful day in February 2011 is such a sombre artistic vision that needs visitors to admire this creation .

Thank pilgrim_gsa
Reviewed 2 days ago

Was a little disappointed as I rushed to be there before they closed (according to google opening times) only to reach there and have the place closed. Still good history behind the structure and beautiful glass. But very, very disappointed in it being closed.

Thank Natalie K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Another place to put on your list of must do activities when in Christchurch. This remarkable structure is in the central city so is very accessible on foot and is open every day. Sometimes there will be church services but presumably you can still go...More

Thank Old V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's impressive but really it's just a cathedral. Interesting concept though. You'll only need to set aside 10 minutes fir this unless you wish to attend a service. Easy to get to and free.

Thank BhuddaBud
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw no value in attending this. Not too sure what was meant by cardboard? Maybe didn't research it enough.

Thank tonybt3
Reviewed 1 week ago

This only takes a few minutes to walk around, although I made a special attempt to come here. It is like a work of art. A volunteer was quite friendly and wanted to talk about the place.

Thank JoanMarietta_GA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really impressive building showing the great spirit of the folk of ChCh. Really friendly and informative staff who give you a detailed amount of info. on the history and construction of the building.

Thank Katy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Puts the quake in perspective. This is a temporary cathedral as the other was destroyed in the quake. Ingenious design. Close to memorial site and major quake area.

Thank momhay1957
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just had to see a cathedral made from cardboard that is supposed to last 50 years. While the cardboard is covered with a plastic material on the outside, it is nonetheless interesting to see the construction of this church. They have a nice gift...More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was not sure what I was going to see ,well I can tell you that I was taken back by its beauty and peacefulness . I found it left me with a feeling of what a lovely place to be married in or to...More

Thank junegraced
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