Buried Village – the fascinating history of Rotorua

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A classic masterpiece and popular tourist attraction in Rotorua is the Buried Village of Te Wairoa. Found 15 minutes from Central Rotorua, the drive is described by many as the most beautiful the district has to offer. The guides escort visitors towards the remains of a settlement that was buried owing to the eruption of Mount Tarawera in 1886. Venture out to this fascinating destination from the comfort of a Rotorua hotel nearby. The Millennium Hotel Rotorua which is a hotel in Rotorua offers a wealth of luxuries and views of Lake Rotorua.

Established in 1999 the museum at the site features objects recovered from the ruins and offers visitors a glimpse of the town’s glorious history. A children’s discovery room and depictions of volcanology and archaeology can be found at the museum. Vi’s teahouse and the enchanting Wairere Waterfall are attractions worth a visit when touring the Buried Village in Rotorua.

Pushpitha Wijesinghe is an experienced independent freelance writer. He specializes in providing a wide variety of content and articles related to the travel hospitality industry. Google+

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