Christchurch

Take a stroll in Hagley Park

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With an estimated staggering area of 164.637 hectares, the Hagley Park is one of the largest urban spaces in the world. In the year 1855, this was founded by the Provincial Government. This park was made so that it can be a public space for ever. This apple is known for its trees that surround the urban spaces and the open spaces. This famous park is located in the inner city of Christchurch. This is situated near the Avon River. Over the times, this park has been used for varieties of purposes. This park was also used as a horse racing track. Also many famous exhibition took place in this park. In the year 1882, the Great Industrial Exposition took place in this park and in the year 1907 the New Zealand International Exhibition took place here. Also Australasian famous tennis championships which are now known as the Australian open were held here in the Hagley Park. This park is likewise a popular venue for circuses and concerts. Groups from all round the globe come here to perform and entertain the people here. There are also several play grounds in the park such as the netball courts, the Hagley Oval cricket ground etc. So the next time you are in New Zealnd, you need to come here and witness a majestic piece of history. Over the years, there are many people who have visited this park and every year the number of people visiting this park has increased.

See also : Witness the nature goddess at City's famous Botanic Gardens

Address: 14 Riccarton Avenue, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand Telephone: 01562 885823

How to reach: The nearest train station is Rolleston Ave (Christchurch) which is just a 6 minutes’ walk from the park.""

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