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Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool

Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5TQ, England (Central Liverpool)
44-151-709-9222
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Ranked #16 of 93 Attractions in Liverpool
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: A 15-minute walk from its Anglican counterpart along Hope Street, 1960s' "futurism" best describes the exterior of what's locally know as "Paddy's Wigwam." The huge interiors illuminated by natural light through the exquisite stained glass is worth the journey itself.
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Although not a large cathedral inside its unusual design can show the glass to look amazing in the right light . The scouse word the the cathedral is "Paddy Wigwam" (not an insult a local term of endearment ) ...

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Montrose, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is a very modern Cathedral and a must if you are visiting Liverpool, we would advise visitors to try the Café/restaurant at the bottom of the steps leading to the Cathedral, it sells the most beautiful food and the staff were very helpful.

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Liverpool
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Lots of people visit the Anglican Cathedral and marvel at its undoubted beauty, but very few people seem to venture the mile down Hope St the this Cathedral. Its definitely worth a visit. The stained glass alone is worth seeing, its awe inspiring. There is a lovely cafe serving good home cooked food, staff are friendly and helpful.

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Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

called in to see the cathedral on our way around the city.was a bit dissapointed.didnt realy have the feel of a cathedral as you expect

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

wow, it was a spectacular sight in the distance, even better close up and from the inside with the striking blue green light cast through the stained glass windows it was so beautiful. The space inside was massive and yet those who wished to could find solace, time and a place to pray or just focus thoughts. The staff were... More

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Tewkesbury
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Well worth a visit, lovely stain glass throughout. There are interesting side chapels, each with a different theme. The one thing I didn't like was the stale smell of incense

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

A modern cathedral, but unique in design. Try to go on a sunny day and spend some time inside looking at the shafts of light. Many interesting things to see inside and the guides are very helpful. Make sure you go underground too (small charge). Not only is there a small museum but many other chapels and a concert hall.... More

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Caergwrle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Our first visit, much anticipated after all these years of passing this iconic cathedral, was a dramatic disappointment. We went for a concert. How did we feel? Cold, very unwelcome, and disappointed in the interior. I had to meditate to control the pain from the frankly diabolically awful bench seats. And to cap it all, the acoustics were poor. Staff... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The cathedral is now looking a bit grubby on the outside due to the concrete exterior, which does not show on it's Anglican counterpart. The glass is very gaudy and the interior furniture all pale wood, so while moderately interesting it all looks dated now.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

a must for every one just a beautiful building and gardens go on tour bus though as its quit a climb to get there but well worth it beautiful stained glass windows and much more

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