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Catacomb Church

Address: Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy, South Australia, Australia
Phone Number: (08) 8672 5038
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Ranked #7 of 17 Attractions in Coober Pedy
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
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Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:01 am - 11:59 pm

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Nambucca Heads, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
18 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Newcastle, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

An extremely interesting underground church. Would have liked to have been there on a Sunday to be able to worship there as well.

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Mildura, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

What a wonderful experience as are all the underground spots in Coober Pedy. The Minister was warm and welcoming and happy for photos and filled with information. It is a beautiful church to visit

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Melbourne, Australia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
26 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

It is no surprise that Coober Pedy locals used their unique construction techniques (ie tunneling) to build this church. Definitely worth a look

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