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Ways to Experience 185 Empty White Chairs - Earthquake Memorial
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Reviewed 11 July 2020

This eye-catching public memorial invites you to stop and take a moment, and have a seat, if you like. I didn't know what it was when I first saw it from afar, but it made me want to come closer, and then it made sense when I read the description.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank klew97
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Reviewed 11 July 2020 via mobile

Quite a somber experience.
Good to visit and remember. It brings home the devastation and allows one to remember the people who lost their lives on a normal day In Christchurch.
Clever and fitting artistic tribute.

Date of experience: July 2020
Thank Fivestar247
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Reviewed 1 July 2020 via mobile

The empty white chairs is an area full of empty white chairs representing all those who died in the recent earthquakes. Very somber if to be there in such a beautiful city and to think of the destruction that nature cane bring to the area.

Simple earthquake memorial but full of meaning.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 30 May 2020 via mobile

A place to pause for a while and look around at all the different chairs each chosen to represent a life lost. The high chairs and baby seat are the saddest.

Date of experience: May 2020
Thank khbees
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Reviewed 24 May 2020

185 Empty Chairs is a temporary Memorial to all people who died during an earthquake in 2010/11. Sad remembrance place.

Date of experience: March 2020
Thank Maria L
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