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Christ Church Cathedral

690 Burrard St. | (At Georgia St.), Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2L1, Canada (Downtown)
604-682-3848
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Ranked #41 of 184 attractions in Vancouver
Type: Religious Sites
Description: This gothic-style cathedral has 29 beautiful stained glass windows.
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Boston, Massachusetts
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127 reviews 127 reviews
51 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The Christ Church Cathedral in Vancouver is well worth a stop. It's the oldest standing church in Vancouver, standing since 1888. That's a long time. The church is very pretty. We've certainly been to more visually impressive cathedrals around the world, but this one has some of the best stained glass windows we've seen. They are incredibly beautiful and certainly... More

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Huludao, China
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Be sure to come in and take a service on Sunday if you're living nearby. The church is splendid. And the pastors and staffs are very nice.

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

We came across the Cathedral while walking down Burrard Street from our hotel down to the harbour. A beautiful old (by Vancouver standards) building in the middle of all the skyscrapers! So peaceful inside and beautifully kept. We had a nice conversation with the gentleman sitting just inside on 'reception'. There is no charge but donations are very welcome! We... More

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

This is a beautiful Anglican church and it is worth visiting. Other than the gentleman who was at a reception desk when we entered and who provided information about the church, and two other visitors, we were the only people in the cathedral. The church has a beautiful wood ceiling and a number of stained glass windows. Photographs are permitted.... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We walked along Burrard St. from our hotel towards Canada Place and half way down, came to the Cathedral. We were expecting a large building but it was the size of a small Parish church. However, once inside we were greeted by a pleasant man seated at a desk, who was ready to give you any information we wanted yet... More

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Glasgow
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

easy walk from canada place. inside is stunning. not busy, good to relax and enjoy. worth a visit. staff were friendly

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Dousman
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Gregorian chants are performed every Sunday at 9:30. This was such a nice change of pace for us after dinner at Diva at the Met, to walk over to this little church surrounded by modern skyscrapers and listen for awhile to the singers before calling it a night.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Beautiful and quiet cathedral for meditation and contemplation outside of regular service hours as well.

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Surrey, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

I attended a funeral for a former school teacher. I was impressed by the service, the music and the respect shown to her family and former colleagues and students.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

I visited Christ Church Cathedral for a concert rather than for a religious service. It is a lovely old building with wonderful stained glass windows. A magnificent venue for a concert.

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