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The Christchurch Cathedral is located on the Cathedral Square in the magnificent city of Christchurch, New Zealand. The Anglican Cathedral of Christchurch was built during the nineteenth century. Originally the Anglican Cathedral has been designed by the British architect Sir George Gilbert Scott and the famous architect Benjamin Mountfort from New Zealand. They first planned to construct the cathedral in wood but then found that it could be build be local stone which were of very good quality. Benjamin Mountfort is known as the father of Canterbury architecture. The cathedral was completed in 1904. The Cathedral Café is a place where you can take a seat, drink a coffee or a tea, have a meal and relax. The price range is very reasonable. The tower of the cathedral has a height of around 63 meters. It is allowed to public to climb over to have a fabulous view of the city and make beautiful pictures to show your family and friends. The tower has been three times destructed by earthquakes. After the third one in 1901 they replaced the stone. The Anglican Cathedral of Christchurch is a magnificent building. You will find in New Zealand a large number of cathedrals as the St Peter’s Cathedral in Hamilton, Cathedral of St Patrick in Auckland, St John’s Cathedral in Napier, Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in Palmerston North.

 
 

 

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