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St. Peter's Church

Address: 15 Gisborne St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ranked #151 of 175 Attractions in Melbourne
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Sun 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 6:00 pm

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This little church opposite St Patrick's Cathedral is one of the first in Melbourne. The foundation stone was laid in 1846, and a couple of year's later a letter was read out on the steps from Queen Victoria declaring Melbourne a city. The church's official title is St Peter's Eastern Hill. It is Anglican and high mass is celebrated every... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

This city Anglican parish church dates from around1846 and services/masses are in the Anglo-Catholic tradition. It is classified by both Heritage Victoria and the National Trust as being of the highest level of historical significance partly because there are not many buildings remaining in Melbourne from before the 1850s. Inside are fine artworks: 19th and 20th century stained glass, paintings,... More 

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