185 Empty White Chairs - Earthquake Memorial, Christchurch

#7 of 293 in Things to do in Christchurch
Landmark · Tourist Spot
Take a moment to reflect at 185 Empty White Chairs - Earthquake Memorial, a simple but moving memorial to the victims of the 2011 Christchurch earthquake. See the 185 unique chairs--each representing a life lost in the quake--and read the poems posted on the onsite board. Make your Christchurch itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • 185 white empty chairs were placed in an open space for remembrance and memorial for people who died in 2011 Christchurch earthquake. Extremely touching.  more »
  • Quite a stark reminder of what happened in the Christchurch Earthquakes. A very peaceful site. And well set up and looked after. Set in the down down area of Christchurch CBD only a few mins walk...  more »

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