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Go after sunset

I recommend visiting this place after sunset since the illumination is very beautiful. A little... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
minimize940314
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Torrance, California
A little disappointing.

The water tower is one of the city’s best-known landmarks and has been classified by the New... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
216Gayle2
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

check out this historical water tower built in 1888, which forms part of the Invercargill Heritage trail.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 58jnapper
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We had arrived in Invercargill in the evening and were looking for accommodation. We just happened to be parked opposite this wonderful historic Water Tower just on sunset. So pretty! This spectacular old water tower was built in 1889 and holds 300.000 litres and was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

I recommend visiting this place after sunset since the illumination is very beautiful. A little away from the city centre, but still within walking distance.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

It was raining (as usual) when we drove pass to have a look at the water tower. A really beautiful structure even in the rain

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Visited on Wednesday 2nd May. It was good to see a piece of Invercargill's early history preserved and still being used today.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

The water tower is one of the city’s best-known landmarks and has been classified by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust. Unfortunately in mid-February 2012 public admission to the tower was stopped, at least temporarily, to enable Council to consider the safety risk the building would pose...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 216Gayle2
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Just a short walk or drive from the centre of town. An old building that shows the history of the area. Built in 1889, a photo worthy of getting there.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Obanini1
Reviewed 7 April 2018

This is a very old structure and driving by it takes you back in time!very nostalgic.take a few keepsake pictures!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Arif Q
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Invercargill’s water tower has been described as an architectural treasure of Victorian architecture. Built originally as the primary means of pressurize water supply system for the city, the tower now performs a ‘back up’ role, for when there are water supply disruptions from the main...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Beebrief
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Drove past it and stopped to have a look, but there is nothing to tell you anything about it. If they are not going to re-open it, they could at least have a information board with details/history on the tower. So for the moment, drive...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Paul_n_Cris
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