Avon River & Victoria Square - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
Panorama showing the Avon River as it flows around Victoria Square in Christchurch. The stony platform used to water horses still exists in the square.
Avon River & Victoria Square - FURTHER INFORMATION
Avon River & Victoria Square - Christchurch visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Avon River & Victoria Square' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Canterbury.
Victoria Square used to be called 'Market Square' and was the commercial heart of Christchurch. it is a triangular square on the corner Colombo Street and Armagh Street, just north of Cathedral Square and ChristChurch Cathedral. This panorama shows the Avon River, which runs along the northwest edge of the square. On the far bank is a massive fountain in front of the building opposite. The picture also shows the bridge across the Avon River.
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
Tram: Victoria Square (stop 8).
Victoria Square is a 5 minute walk north of Cathedral Square.