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Latimer Square

Worcester Street | Central City, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-379 1660
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A siting while you walk the city

This is one of the many parks inside the city, as a very open place, you can sit in one of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pavelreyesmercado
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Toluca, Mexico
Quite open area

Quite peaceful small park accros the cathedral junction, good to sit and talk with a cup of coffee... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2016
Uniceshellamae M
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 weeks ago
“A siting while you walk the city”
14 Dec 2016
“Quite open area”
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Worcester Street | Central City, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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+64 3-379 1660
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the many parks inside the city, as a very open place, you can sit in one of the benches and enjoy the surrounding views for some minutes. While the park is nice, you may have to cross some of the building...More

Thank pavelreyesmercado
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Quite peaceful small park accros the cathedral junction, good to sit and talk with a cup of coffee or cold drinks.

Thank Uniceshellamae M
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Latimer Square is across the road from the Transitional Cathedral and is well worth the visit. A peaceful place that was great for a rest while enjoying the city of Christchurch.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is a great open space just to sit and relax. Lots of construction going on around and this park is a wee oasis amongst it all. Close to the new playground and a short walk to some cafes.

Thank philippagoile
Reviewed 12 May 2016

This is a beautiful open square located in the center of Christchurch. I believe this is named for Hugh Latimer from the 1500's.

Thank Scott8147
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

And as they have all gone it now appears like a lawn in the middle of nowhere! I'm sure they will rebuild around it again - what, and whether they even should, will be seen over time. In the interim it looks very barren.

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Latimer square is simply green space. It is located in downtown Christchurch and would be lovely for a picnic or kicking a ball around. It has some trees and to be honest is simply like a park.

Thank Natalie1964
Reviewed 28 August 2015

This is a wonderful open green space near what was the heart of the city. Today it is a good landmark and beginning or ending point for a walk around Christchurch.

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Nothing much to say about this square. It's an ordinary square that offers some green lawns and several trees. Nothing more, nor less. I would certainly not categorize it as an "attraction".

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 2 April 2015

It is one of several green areas in the centre of Christchurch located just over the road from the temporary cardboard cathedral. It is a beautiful relaxing area and quite close to many sites to see in the centre. It is quite an emotional square...More

Thank DavidGA986
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