Latimer Square
Latimer Square
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Eric A
Sudbury, UK129 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
We stayed at Rydges Hotel on Latimer Square. Apart from a grass area the square offers little else. Around the square is the 'cardboard' cathedral but little else.
Written 15 February 2020
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Sachin K
New York City, NY5,857 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Solo
This Square is a park with plenty of walkways. It also has several interesting structures including a free floating structure. Worth visiting for clicking some pics.
Written 29 November 2019
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Ginges_revenge
Brisbane, Australia4,738 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
Its just a park. Grass, paths, mature trees. It has a free floating sculpture in it that is shaped like a diamond.
It is just across the street from the Cardboard Cathedral.
Not a must do.
Written 27 September 2019
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on_the_go_98765
Tucson18,350 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Couples
The smallish park is located directly across the fast-moving, highly traveled street from the cardboard church. It has been a spot for remembrances and other community-sponsored events. The park, by itself, is flat, has mature trees, and nice paths for walking. Tour buses generally park around here and send us forth to navigate ourselves across the road to the church.

But, for us, we were captivated by the copper-colored free-floating see-through prism-shaped diamond sculpture (suspended from cords that anchor it in place). Look closer, it appears to be a Gothic church reflected in some imaginary water; the symmetry was abstract but quite apparent.

It was installed at the park in 2014 and is 475+ feet tall. The artist is reported to have taken his inspiration from his memories of Christchurch Cathedral but he also parodies the community's collection of Neo-gothic lovelies which are no longer available to the public.
Written 26 March 2019
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RonWamberal
Sydney, Australia13,239 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019 • Couples
As most do, came to see the Cardboard Cathedral and then wondered, is this the square, nothing to make a dviersion for. Good for the city to have such spaces but needs to be realistic.
Written 13 January 2019
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Thomas’s
Levanto, Italy365 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Family
I concur with other reviews here. Unless you are visiting the Cardboard Church there is really no need to visit. It’s nice but nothing specials. Surrounded on all side by busy roads
Written 12 January 2019
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Mick123-78
Heidelberg, Australia233 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Family
There is not reason to go to this park. Unless u are walking though it to something else or you are going to the cardboard cathedral.
Written 30 December 2018
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milliesmum2016
Christchurch, New Zealand1,811 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Solo
This is another well used Christchurch Park in the inner city. It, like Cranmer Square, is a square or rather, a rectangle in shape and ringed by deciduous trees of venerable age. At the South end you will see the main façade of the Cardboard Cathedral. There's a good distance view of it's modern take on stained glass. There are also a couple of interesting sculptural installations in the open space of the square.
This square, in particular, is the stomping ground of some of the city's homeless people and the denizens of the City Mission, just up the road, find daytime congeniality and fellowship here. It's usually peaceful.
Written 31 October 2018
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Michael-4551
Caloundra, Australia5,458 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 • Friends
Visited on Tuesday 22nd May on our way to the Cardboard Cathedral. Not that large but good to see a green space in the city area.
Written 10 August 2018
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Thomas’s
Levanto, Italy365 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Family
The only reason you would visit this park - as a visitor rather than a local, is to vitis that Cardboard Cathedral. The church itself it beautiful even despite of the reason for its creation. It makes for a good photo from the park.
Written 17 July 2018
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