Willis Street, Wellington

Willis Street, Wellington

Willis Street is located at the heart of the central business district of Wellington. Along with Courtenay Place, Manners Street and Lambton Quay, the lower reaches of Willis Street form part of the "Golden Mile", Wellington's primary entertainment and retail district. Willis Street is one of the four 'quarters' of downtown Wellington, the others being centered on the Cuba Quarter, Courtenay Place and Lambton Quay.

The two tallest buildings in Wellington, the State Insurance Building (formerly known as BNZ Tower) and the Majestic Centre, are both located on Willis Street. There are a large number of heritage buildings registered by Heritage New Zealand in Willis Street, including St John's Church and Henry Pollen House.
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Sight Name: Willis Street
Sight Location: Wellington, New Zealand (See walking tours in Wellington)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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