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An emotional and deeply moving tribute to those who died in February 2011. Really worth visiting... read more

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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It was so nice to see this lovely place as a reminder for all those who lost their lives in the... read more

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Fiona H
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An emotional and deeply moving tribute to those who died in February 2011. Really worth visiting for a quiet reflection.

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Reviewed yesterday

This is behind the Cardboard Cathedral and if you hadn't seen it on a tourist map you may wonder what it was. Initially a bunch of odd white chairs in what could have been a parking lot, some on their sides and looking somewhat neglected....More

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was so nice to see this lovely place as a reminder for all those who lost their lives in the great war

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This display really brings it home to you as to how many people perished in the recent earthquake and the number of families affected. It is a respectful and poignant memorial and the range of chairs reflect the different ages of those killed. There is...More

Thank HMS67
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is self speaking. It is very sad to think about the 185 people who lost their live during the earthquake and this piece of art represents very well the emptiness left in their families. Beautiful and emotional.

Thank shiraneh
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This simple memorial summed up the sadness of the deaths caused by the earthquake. A small book of memories or guest book is in a little shelter next to it, and the memorial is next to the cardboard Cathdral, making the whole area a good...More

Thank myriad
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

These chairs represent the people who died in the television station building during the earthquake. Each chair is different and represents the personality of the person who passed. It’s a sad memorial.

Thank Samiya7
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice to see the town recognize the sadness of the lives lost on the earthquake in tasteful way. Chairs have been donated by families of those lost and some by recycle/second hand stores.

Thank jana_213213
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok, a place to reflect on the feb earthquake and those that unfortunately lost there lives. not much to see but a group of white chairs. I could think a far better memorials for the souls of christchurch that were taken suddenly

Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very sobering to reflect on the tragic earthquake at this memorial, all unique just like each person. a great memorial that is so thought provoking and real.

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