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One of the last Atmospheric Theatres in the world, Auckland Civic Theatre is a massive heritage theatre built in 1929 and is presently a prominent landmark and venue in Auckland. The site has been named under the New Zealand Historic Places Trust in C...more

Auckland, New Zealand

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One of the last Atmospheric Theatres in the world, Auckland Civic Theatre is a massive heritage theatre built in 1929 and is presently a prominent landmark and venue in Auckland. The site has been named under the New Zealand Historic Places Trust in Category I and is also known for its Indian-inspired foyer, with twisted columns and domed ceilings. The main auditorium features Moorish Revivial architectural style and visitors will be able to see a Moorish garden with turrets, minarets, spires and tiled roofs. Visitors to the Auckland Civic Theatre will be given the illusion of being inside an outdoor auditorium at night, with an sky and twinkling stars above. Even at present, it is still New Zealand's largest theatre and is capable of accommodating over 2,000 people.  

Ticket Price

Ticket prices vary

Opening Hour

Visiting hours vary

Recommended Visit Duration

Around 1 hour

Suitable For

Adults, Families,Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers

Must See

Moorish Revivial architecture and indoor auditorium

Prayer Facilities

Though designated prayer facilities at Auckland Civic Theatre will be unavailable for Muslim travellers, it is possible to enquire for a private area to use during prayer times. Muslim travellers can also visit some of the many mosques in Auckland which are scattered across the city such as the Al Maqtoum Masjid, Lynfield Islamic Centre, the Auckland University Masjid, Al Falaah Islamic Centre, Al Iqra Islamic Centre and the Birkenhead Islamic Center.

Halal Food

Muslim travellers looking for Halal food near Auckland Civic Theatre can visit some of the many Halal restaurants in Auckland. A few prominent Halal restaurants in Auckland include Kebab City, Zezenya, Ayutthaya Thai Food and Salateen.

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