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St. Mary's Cathedral

St Mary's Road & Prince Albert Road, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
61 02 9220 0400
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Ranked #48 of 296 Attractions in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

Had a fantastic view of it from our hotel window ( Holiday Inn Potts Point ) funny took me 2 days to notice it, spent my time looking right and it was on the left. I didn't go up close and personal. I understand why they don't allow pictures inside but I have seen a lot of churches and my... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

A handsome historic church, with beautiful stained glass, included in the city tour. It is elevated by the series of modern reflecting pools and water terraces off to one side, the perfect way to tie a Gothic Revival structure to a very modern city.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We went here for a christening and it was absolutely beautiful. We walked around at our own pace, we loved the ceiling and stained glass windows. Would defiantly go back next time we are in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This structure was an amazing feat for the time it was built. It was a pity you couldn't take any photos but I suppose it was free to get in. It is worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

our driver and at the same time a tour guide drop us by at the st. marys cathedral. the church stands so nice and big and the place is clean and beautiful. the surrounding is and open space and nice to seat and good for chatting. prepare your camera and have a big smile.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Whilst holidaying in Sydney July-August '14 myself & three teenage girls had a walk around & thru this stunning cathedral,we were all very impressed with the building detail,simply spectacular? The stained glass windows are some of the biggest & best i have ever seen so,if your ever in Sydney do yourself a favour & have a look you wont regret... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

It's such a large cathedral, yet inside is just exquisite. It's so tranquil amidst the hustle and bustle of the city! The architecture is just breath-taking, very sacred. I would recommend to drop-in if you have the time and are in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

City is always buzzing with so much people and aactivities that one would think that there is no place for peace and quiet. Come to St. Mary's Cathedral in Sydney. Externally you are awed with its magnificent Architectures, which is mostly of Gothic arts. As you see the church building from each base then looking upward to the highest point... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is a very large impressive cathedral right next to one end of Hyde park. Walking inside and seeing the stain glass windows and architecture is very nice. We were there on a Friday afternoon and heard someone practicing on the pipe organ and that was very nice. They don't allow any pictures of the inside. We were there late... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

St Mary's is an oasis in the heart of a crazy city. The old sandstone arcchitecture creates the most wonder acoustics so if there is a performance of sacred musicthen that would be a absolute must do!

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