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Address: 1 Cathedral Place, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
Phone Number: 03 9662 2233
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Must see church

Located in the absolute heart of Melbourne, this huge church is "must see" if visiting Melbourne. Situated opposite the information centre.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Located in the absolute heart of Melbourne, this huge church is "must see" if visiting Melbourne. Situated opposite the information centre.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

great stained glass, very well maintained grounds. Interesting bronzes in the yard. Was a valuable stop on our bus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Lovely old church, make sure you stop in for some time out from the busy city. Lots of things to look at.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

St Patrick's Cathedral was constructed in the mid nineteenth century in east Melbourne and is one of the largest churches in Australia. It is a primary expression of Catholic faith and hence has numerous memorials to important religious people. Constructed from bluestone, the building is in gothic style. Outside the cathedral there are a number of statues, including to Archbishop... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I like visiting old churches and absorbing the beauty of the stained glass windows, the beautiful wooden pews and feeling the reverence within the buildings.

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Deloraine, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Awesome architectural wonder. This is a must see place for lover's of architecture or those seeking a quiet respite from the madding crowd.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Historic and still serving as a catholic cathedral today. The church is very pretty and has nice gardens around it. Mass times are easy to find online. During off times though, the church is fenced closed and you do not have access to it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Very few churches and cathedrals command the kind of stature as St Patrick's Cathedral, the oldest and largest church in all of Australia constructed in the 1930s and towering over Melbourne's CBD skyline.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Ive never been inside, but I have walked around outside a hundred times. Its a beautiful building if nothing else. Sends you to another time when you take it all in. Have a picnic in the garden across the way, and just look. Love it.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Even if you are not a religious person, you should visit this church. The architectural design is truly amazing

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