Hagley Park and Botanic Gardens, Christchurch

Hagley Park and Botanic Gardens, Christchurch (must see)

Commissioned in 1855 by the Provincial Government, Hagley Park is the largest urban open space in Christchurch. Centrally located and bounded by the Avon river and nearby roadways, the park is distinguished for the many trees and broad open valleys. The Christchurch Botanic Gardens are located within this loop and frequent bridges provide connections. The Gardens contain a collection of beautiful flowers and trees from around the world. Many visitors also come to the park to see its thronging wildlife, including thousands of birds. Due to the earthquakes that hit the area in 2011, Christchurch City Council has closed the Botanic Gardens glasshouses: Fern House and Foweraker House, Gilpin and Garrick House, Townend House, and Cunningham House.

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Hagley Park and Botanic Gardens on Map

Sight Name: Hagley Park and Botanic Gardens
Sight Location: Christchurch, New Zealand (See walking tours in Christchurch)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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