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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Wellington skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Wellington architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Wellington are included on this list. Information about these Wellington buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Wellington and older historic landmarks.

Buildings include everything from St. James Theatre, Wellington to Government House, Wellington.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Wellington?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Wellington. Famous architectural houses within the city of Wellington are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.

Athletic Park, Wellington

Athletic Park was a sports ground used mostly for rugby matches in Wellington, New Zealand. The ground was also the inaugural home of New Zealand's principal knockout football tournament, the Chatham Cup. It has now been demolished and replaced with a retirement village. It was famous for a very ...more

City/Town: Wellington, Wellington Region, Realm of New Zealand, New Zealand, Oceania, + more

Basin Reserve is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Wellington Buildings & Structures
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Basin Reserve

The Basin Reserve is a cricket ground in Wellington, New Zealand, used for Test, first-class and one-day cricket. The Basin Reserve is the only cricket ground in New Zealand to have Historic Place status as it is the oldest test cricket ground in New Zealand. The ground has been used for events ...more

City/Town: New Zealand

Government House, Wellington is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Wellington Buildings & Structures
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Government House, Wellington

Government House, Wellington is the official residence of the Governor-General of New Zealand, the representative of the New Zealand head of state Queen Elizabeth II. Its current residents are Jerry Mateparae, who has been Governor General since March 2011, and his spouse. The present building was ...more

City/Town: New Zealand

Opened: Jan 01 1910

Style: Edwardian architecture

Cothay Manor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Wellington Buildings & Structures
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Cothay Manor

Cothay Manor is a grade one listed medieval house and gardens, in Stawley, near Wellington, Somerset. In the early 14th century the local lord of the manor were the Bluett and Cothay families who owned it with nearby Greenham Barton. Built around 1480, its listing cites it as an unusually ...more

City/Town: United Kingdom