Went to visit a small part of the underground town at Coober Pedy. And thus also went into the church. It was nice, but it didn't blew us away.
The Catacomb Church is a really interesting place to see. I like the idea of the whole city and all facilities around!
This underground church is an amazing testament to the devotion and hardworking of the people who built it.
A very inviting church, close to town, and very very close to the Desert View where we were staying. The staff have gone to great lengths to make visitors feel welcome and to enjoy the experience of visiting.
The smallest and oldest is the Catholic Underground Church in the centre of town next to the Backpackers. The Catacomb church is a modern underground church. Open to visitors by donation. The Serbian Orthodox Underground Church is a newer church on the outskirts of town. By comparision it is more like an underground cathedral. Entry donation is specified at $5.... More
Whether you are religious or not, well worth a visit to this special little church with lots of quirky features. We were alone when we visited and the doors are unlocked for you to enter. There is plenty of information about the church to browse through and box should you wish to leave a donation. The skylights above the alter... More
Being in Coober Pedy on a Sunday morning, our family decided to attend the morning service at the Catacomb Church. We found everyone very welcoming and friendly. The service was engaging and the teaching was excellent. We enjoyed chatting to everyone over morning tea in the middle of the service! Afterwards Geoff and Tracey showed us around the church and... More
We visited the church during our tour of the town. The minister was there and took time to tell us about the church and made us feel very welcome. A lovely place to visit.
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