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St. Patrick's Cathedral

1 Cathedral Place, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
03 9662 2233
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Ranked #14 of 205 attractions in Melbourne
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
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92 reviews 92 reviews
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW via mobile

Just popped in as we were passing, and glad we did beautiful space with amazing stained glass windows, peaceful after the bustle of the street.

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Tacoma, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Old world charm, lovely! We stopped on are way somewhere else and it was well worth it. Beautiful inside and out!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Awesome and iam not really religious - I love "old" and yes i don't mind the new but i love "OLD" buildings and churches, they make for great photography -

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Beautiful architecture both exterior and interior. The stained glass work alone is worthy of a visit.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

So beautiful and humbling. The architecture in this place will blow your mind. Give this place a visit to escape the city bustle.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

St Pat's is LARGE. You get a sense of how impressive the building must have been for working-class people attending mass in the early years. The friend I was with and I have both been to many cathedrals all over the world so were not surprised by the traditional design of the interior, with its chapels to one side. The... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

St.Patrick's Cathedral is a beautiful old Church in the heart of Melbourne. It is Serene inside and very impressive outside. Whether you are religious or not it is a MUST visit when in Melbourne.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The plaque about drinking the water would make sure you never got thirsty again made my day when a couple steps later, you'd realise the water is recycled only to notice a couple of people had already took sips of the water. Definitely made my day. The cathedral itself is a great piece of architecture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The cathedral is an oasis in bustling Melbourne. Whether you are religious, or just appreciate interesting architecture, a spot of serenity, or walking through beautifully landscaped grounds, you should visit St. Patrick's. It's a short walk from Fitzroy Park, Parliament and the old Treasury museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

It was amazing to pop into St Paul's Cathedral in the middle of the busy city to be met with such peace. The architecture was extremely impressive and the history very interesting.

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