Cities of New Zealand: Wellington
Wellington (Wellington), the capital of New Zealand from 1865., Located on the shore of the Bay Lambleton Harbor in the south of the North Island. "Windy town", How to call the capital of New Zealanders, was founded in 1839. Several north of its modern location. In 1865, metropolitan functions were transferred to Wellington from Auckland. Currently, this is the second largest port of the country, a large shopping and transport center of the country.
In the city it is worth viewing the magnificent Botanical Garden of Wellington on the Tinakori Hill (area of 26 hectares) with a unique collection of flora and the Kellburg-Heits observation platform (122 m. above sea level), offering stunning views of the harbor and surroundings, the memorial park of the first settlers, the Parliament Building (1912 g.), the building of the former government palace (XIX in.), National Museum "Te-Papa Tongarere" (1998., The total exposure area is about 36 thousand. kv. M.), Maritime Museum on the Quinse Warf Embankment, Art Gallery on Buckley Street, Portrait Gallery of New Zealand on Malgarian Street, City Gallery for Sivique Squa, Zoo near Newton Park, New Zealand Astronomical Center and Planetarium.
In the region of the capital, magnificent beaches and the bird nature reserve of the Isle of Kapit, the town of Martinborough, where excellent wines produce, "Caves Svelluckov" Rouucokopunica, Haurangi-Forest Park, Foxton Beach Bird Reserve, Kimberly and Gladstone Road Restaurants in Levina, Lake Hyphenua, the oldest city of New Zealand – Nelson, Kaitok Park and amazingly beautiful coast with numerous caves and grot areas in CastlPoint.
Reviews and studies of trips
Travel there and back in Mediterrane
By the middle of the our semi-annual winter, a lack of bright days arises. I went to them where the hobbits live. Of course the purpose of pilgrimage was the desire to make sure everything is really so beautiful as Peter Jackson showed. Read more →
Elenail | December 2013
New Zealand: Forward for new sensations!
For accommodation in Auckland, I chose SkyCity Grand Hotel. Its perfect location in the city center of the television tower in combination with a low price make it most attractive reading →