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Christchurch - The Place To Be
Christchurch, New Zealand
Have you ever heard about Christchurch? Have you ever been there? Have you ever wanted to discover the real New Zealand's historical heritage and prestige? Kia Ora and Welcome to New Zealand! Discover everything that this paradise on earth can offer. Christchurch located in the heart of New Zealand is the largest city in the South Island. Nevertheless Christchurch is quite a small city, it can satisfy even the most sophisticated needs. Lively entertainment scene, strong cultural heritage, gorgeous parks and gardens, lots of sports facilities and amazing shopping.
The history of Christchurch is very rich. The original settlers of the Christchurch region were Moa Hunters who hunted the moa out of existence by the 1500s. European pilgrims began settling the area in the 1800s, bringing their own culture, traditions and religion. The name of Christchurch was agreed on at the first meeting of the association on the 27th of March 1848. Later on, in 1856 Christchurch became a city by Royal Charter. This fact makes Christchurch the oldest city in New Zealand. This ancient land, which echoes the footsteps of the history that has passed over it.
For such a relatively small borough, Christchurch has a lot of attractions, festivals and events to offer. Despite the marvelous architecture and breathtaking parks, take a look at the most visited spots of the city. These include: Cathedral Square Market, International Antarctic Centre (the world's aerial gateway to the Antarctic), Black Cat Cruises (swim with the world's smallest and rarest Dolphins) and Southern Encounter Aquarium and Kiwi House (it is designed to take you on a journey of discovery to explore New Zealand's unique aquatic wildlife).
In addition, do not forget that New Zealand is known as a land of plenty. Rich, creamy dairy products, lamb and kiwifruit are just a few of the many delicious items that this country can offer. So, try the best of local cuisine in Christchurch. Though known for its peaceful ambience and unhurried pace, Christchurch is a city that give you all. Visit and experience what it is what it is to be welcomed. Discover the best of New Zealand!
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