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Address: Worcester Street | Central City, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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+64 3-379 1660

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Quite open area

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

Reviewed 14 December 2016
Uniceshellamae M
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 14 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.

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Sydney
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1,482 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 340 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Tony W
Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 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.

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Thank philippagoile
The Villages, Florida
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993 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Scott8147
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1,721 reviews
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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.

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Thank Albywon
Melbourne
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1,188 reviews
624 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 538 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 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.

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Thank Natalie1964
Fort Worth
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346 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 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.

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Thank Tim R
Tel Aviv, Israel
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2,259 attraction reviews
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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".

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Thank TheShis
Amberley, New Zealand
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404 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
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 for myself and many local residents who lived the earthquakes. A place to ponder.

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Thank DavidGA986
Christchurch, New Zealand
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379 reviews
196 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Nice and relaxing and very green, there is plenty of place and a nice place just to lie there and think about life

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Thank vampslayer01

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