Dunedin is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Dunedin one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Dunedin is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Dunedin or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Dunedin. Explore the historical monuments of Dunedin with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Dunedin guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Dunedin page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Dunedin landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Dunedin.
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145 Camp Road, Otago Peninsula 9077, Dunedin
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
Built in the year 1871 by William Larnach (merchant and politician) for his beloved first wife Eliza, the Larnach Castle is New Zealand’s only castle. A majestic and magnificent piece of architecture, it took more than 200 workmen three years to build the Castle shell. Another 12 years were required to complete the beautiful interiors of the ...
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42 Royal Terrace, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Olveston house was built between the years 1904-1906 for Mr. David Theomin (Dunedin businessman, collector and philanthropist) and his family. He, along with his wife Marie and their two children Edward and Dorothy used to live in the house. Designed by acclaimed English architect Sir Ernest George, the Olveston house was furnished w...
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228 Stuart Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Apart from its holiness and tranquillity, what attracts people to this cathedral is its marvellous architecture. Originally built in the years of 1862-1863, the church was later refurbished into its current neo-Gothic style from the year 1915 onwards till about a decade later. Worship at St Paul's Cathedral is well known for its fine liturgy, sound preaching and excellent music.