Christchurch, New Zealand
Submitted by: Ethan Kent
An arts district rich in Gothic architecture featuring theatres, cinemas, galleries, crafts shops, cafes and weekend markets.
The Centre is a vibrant venue for a huge range of New Zealand made art and crafts, shopping, education and entertainment. With over 40 specialty shops, fine art galleries, world-class theatre, art house cinemas, bars, restaurants and cafes, a bustling weekend Art, Craft and Produce Market, and an array of festivals and special events throughout the year, this former site of the University of Canterbury is an award winning tourist attraction that embraces and supports the arts in New Zealand.
- The Arts Centre - homepage for the cultural centre
- 60 of the World's Great Places - The Arts Centre was named one of the 60 greatest places in the world