Larnach Castle – New Zealand’s Only Castle


Larnach Castle, situated on a scenic hill on Otago Peninsula and overlooking Otago Harbour, boasts of being the only castle in New Zealand. William Larnach, a businessman and politician, had the mansion built between 1871 and 1874, though after he moved in improvements continued to be made through 1887.



There is an Alice in Wonderland theme throughout the gardens, and statues of everything from Alice to the Cheshire Cat to the Queen of Hearts.





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