Whanganui is home to a number of iconic buildings, including the Sarjeant Gallery, Royal Whanganui Opera House, Whanganui War Memorial Centre, Durie Hill War Memorial Tower, Bastia Hill Water Tower and the Durie Hill Elevator. It is also known for its Maori culture and heritage which is celebrated in the Whanganui museum.
There are also several high quality sporting venues, including a world-class velodrome and Cooks Gardens which is a major sporting venue used for cricket, athletics and rugby.
Whanganui has many tourist attractions and travel activities with something to suit all ages, tastes and budgets. There is everything from an adrenaline-pumping adventure to a relaxing day shopping, visiting the art galleries or learning to blow glass at Chronicle Glass Studio. You need never be bored in Whanganui.
New Zealand Tourism Guide - Whanganui
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