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TE PAPA MUSEUM
Te Papa is New Zealand’s national museum, renowned for being bicultural, scholarly, innovative, and fun. Collections span five areas: Art, History, Pacific, Maori, and Natural Environment.
WELLINGTON CABLE CAR
This icon runs from Lambton Quay through the leafy suburb of Kelburn and up to the Botanic Garden. There are spectacular views of the harbor and city from the top of the terminus, and you can take a stroll through the city's award-winning Botanic Gardens.
OLD ST PAUL'S
Old St Paul's is a fine example of 19th century Gothic Revival architecture adapted to colonial conditions and material.
Keep an eye out for sculptures hiding below seawalls or twisting and turning in the wind, sculptures pop up everywhere around you when wandering through the city.
Wellington’s known as the culinary capital, famous for our tucked-away bars (with award-winning bartenders), quirky cafes, award-winning restaurants, curly fries and really good coffee. Just head to Courtenay Place or Cuba Street to immerse yourself in the delights.