Auckland is the capital of the country of New Zealand and is one of the most delightful places that you can visit when travelling to this destination down under. Auckland has a rich history and culture and there are many desirable sightseeing destinations located over here.
Auckland War Memorial Museum
The War Memorial Museum in the city of Auckland is an interesting destination to visit for those who are interested in the history of the country of New Zealand and of Auckland in particular and wish to gain an understanding of the role that it had to play in the course of the Second World War. The museum remains open from ten in the morning to six in the evening and entry is possible upon the purchase of tickets.
The naval history of the country of New Zealand is something that travelers can get to learn about upon visiting the Maritime Museum in the capital city of Auckland. This museum also opens from ten in the morning and this is the time when one should ideally explore the museum, since it is quite peaceful and quite. Entry tickets are moderately priced. Cameras cannot be taken inside to the museum by tourists and doing so can invite a penalty.
This is one of the tallest towers in the country of New Zealand and is situated in the capital city of Auckland. One can venture up to the top most part of this tower in order to gain a fascinating view of the entire city as a whole. The Sky Tower can be reached using the hired car services that are available at the airport in the city of Auckland in New Zealand.
Auckland Art Gallery
Lovers of art and culture can pay a trip to the art gallery in the capital city of Auckland in New Zealand. This is an art gallery that houses paintings that have been conceived by contemporary artists in the region. Tickets are not too expensive and cameras are not allowed to be taken inside at all. The Auckland art gallery is open even on a Sunday which is quite convenient for travelers who wish to explore this tourist destination in the weekend.
The Auckland Zoo
If you are travelling with your family, then you should certainly make a trip to the Auckland Zoo which is home to some of the most interesting species of animals. You can get to see creatures like the wallaby, the emu and the platypus when you visit the zoo in Auckland. You can also get to witness marine creatures like the American sea lion and turtles and sharks of various kinds. The zoo is open on all days of the week and is crowded on Sundays especially. Tickets are cheap and can be bought easily by people from diverse economic backgrounds.
Other Places to Visit in Auckland
Parks and Gardens: the Botanical Gardens in Auckland
Museums: The Museum of Transport and Technology
Originally posted 2013-09-20 13:33:07.