Culture, arts & entertainment: things to do in Christchurch


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Estimated cost $20 (adult) Estimated duration 2 hours 30 mins Distance away Less than a mile away
With daily walking tours of the city, Christchurch Guided City Walks will let local experts lead you through the story of Christchurch, from its eighteenth century origins to its recent devastation and rebuilding. Tours run at 1pm from the red kiosk at Rolleston Avenue, near the Canterbury Museum, and tickets can be purchased from the i-Site in Worcester Boulevard.
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