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Address: Catacomb Rd | Near Corner of Hospital Rd, Coober Pedy, South Australia, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8672 5038
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12:01 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:01 am - 11:59 pm
Description: An Underground church named after the Catacombs in Rome. A place of...
An Underground church named after the Catacombs in Rome. A place of serenity where week by week we tell others the great news that Jesus still forgives sin for those who seek him.
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Nice little church

We liked the way of the church was build. The building was carved inside of the stone and was very comfortable to visit. There was one person living next door the church and came... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
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Kiiminki, Finland
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Kiiminki, Finland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We liked the way of the church was build. The building was carved inside of the stone and was very comfortable to visit. There was one person living next door the church and came to tell us about the church. Definetely recommend to visit the church even though if you don't believe or aren't sure about your beliefs etc.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Driving around town one evening and was surprised to see a sign indicating that it was still open so I wandered in. As I walked in, I noticed a sign welcoming me and indicating to freely look around, just don't forget to turn off the light when I left. No one else there, so leisurely looked around and read the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We came inside, turned on the lights and happened to find the local reverend sitting inside the darkened church. He gave us a personal tour. This Anglican church is a cave, carved into the hillside, in the shape of a cross. The symbol of Christianity, the fish with the Greek acronym ΙΧΘΥΣ is painted on the walls. This word means... More 

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Nambucca Heads, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This underground church is well worth a visit. I arrived late afternoon when a practice rendition of a hymn was in progress. A great welcome was given and the Rector was originally from my home town on the East Coast of New South Wales. The Altar is made up of Opal mining equipment and I would have loved to attend... More 

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Bega, Australia
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This underground church is worth a few minutes of your time. Situated in the main street it's easily accessible and parking available at the front. The structure is full of atmosphere and is obviously well used by the community.

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

If, like me, you attended regular ol' Christian church growing up, you'll like this neat little church (whether you're still attending now or not), very small, but with the fixtures of a typical church, only underground. Plainly set up, but welcoming and cozy... If I had been there on a Sunday I would've attended a service, just for nostalgia sake.... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Nice little underground Anglican Church. Take a look, it's always open for the public to view. In comparison to the Serbian Orthodox Church this one is quite small, but still rather nice to visit.

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Adelaide South Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This church is a real haven for anyone. It's very simply furnished but a wonderful experience to go there. The priest Fr Jeff was excellent to chat to and kindly took various photos of us in the chapel.

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West Wyalong, New South Wales, Australia
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We arrived here for just a quick peek. On entry were greeted by the rector who explained everything about the church. He was so informative and interesting. Took photos for us and explained the symbolism of the markings on walls etc. a "quick peak" turned into a most enjoyable experience.

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Doncaster East, Victoria, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Unique church. Beautifully built underground. Sturt Desert pea growing outside. Such a quite peaceful space in the desert

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