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St. Patrick's Cathedral

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Address: 1 Cathedral Place, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
Phone Number: 03 9662 2233
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Very beautiful, stained glass windows. Very reverent and peaceful inside. the architecture is amazing

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Very beautiful, stained glass windows. Very reverent and peaceful inside. the architecture is amazing

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Nice stained glass windows, great architecture. Definitely worth a short visit while you're in Melbourne

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

The outside of the church is beautiful. I believe it is the largest catholic church in Australia. The inside is pretty bland. It is missing the stunning stained glass windows that European cathedrals have. It was free, and worth a walk around, but nothing terribly special inside.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We located this hotel for Sunday Mass before we left the states. it has both Saturday evening and Sunday masses. We went on Saturday after a day at the Australian Open. All was good and it was attended. The only bad thing was no AC, only fans, and you could really tell it. Mass is Mass so no big deal.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Visit the grounds and the cathedral, the cathedral is a magnificent testament to the builders and architects of the era.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Always nice to see how different countries churches, cathedrals were built. There is nothing to dislike about it. Close to railway station and tram line

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Wonderful place. Symbolic of yesteryear and the wonderful feats in building. Bells sound amazing but the organ is unbelievable! !

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I am not a religious person however I am always awestruck by architecture and how they were built without the use of modern machinery such as cranes and cement mixers

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I attended the Saturday 6pm mass and found the church to be very large and well appointed. The presiding priest gave a fine sermon but he was so far away from the attendees that the mass seemed distant unwelcoming. With declining attendance, this beautiful church needs to revamp its mass delivery. There are several light rail lines that service the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We went to visit the cathedral, and we where surprised for the condition of the place an garden, everything was perfect. Also the Shop of the church has amazing and beautiful things to buy. If you like Cathedrals this is a MUST GO !

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