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Address: Corner High and Wattle Streets, Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
Phone Number: 0354434400
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Great place to see, if you like cathedrals!

Not as opulent as some of the churches in Europe, but well worth a visit. Very large and imposing structure.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not as opulent as some of the churches in Europe, but well worth a visit. Very large and imposing structure.

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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Sacred Heart Cathedral is one of the most spectacular buildings in Bendigo. The outside of the cathedral is marginally bettered by the inside. The reverence felt when you walk in the door is overwhelming, all of your senses are triggered. The beautiful woodwork, the tiles, the statues, the smell the quiet. All to be enjoyed. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Deb D
Melbourne, Victoria
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105 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This church is absolutely massive from the outside! It has to be one of the biggest I have ever seen in Australia. One can only imagine how central this church would have been to life during the gold rush era. The Highlight: The stained glass window, best seen from the very front of the church, looking back down the aisle.... More 

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Thank DCB95
Wauchope, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing Australian Cathedral - One of the Best ! Fantastic inside and out, sat for a good 15 minutes looking at the inside from my seat. Although i found the Mary statue thing outside immensley creepy The size and feel of the cathedral is really something

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh this is a must see, it is amazing at night time, lit up and really stands out in the Bendigo skyline. By day it is just as awe inspiring. A must see.

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Thank Bradley D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As far as Cathedral's go, it is safe to say this would be second only to the Cathedral in Sydney CBD. The Sacred Heart Cathedral has a beautiful monument and lights up beautifully at night.

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Thank Joshua G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is bendigos largest cathedral, made peice by peice by skilled stone masons and many other skilled trades that no longer exist. The inside ceiling is over 25 meters high with masive lead lights and mosaic art works, the slate roof is a marvel in its self! Friendly care takers and always maintained to the highest standards. Church sessions are... More 

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Thank Jakeywesta
Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Well worth a visit. The cathedral looks magnificent atop the hill and even better by night when the internal lights shine brightly.

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Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

This cathedral is certainly the pinnacle landscape of Bendigo. A sight to behold each time you drive past.

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Thank Maria L
Echuca, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Reminds me of church in Belgium. Did not go inside though. Very lovely and definitely worth a look outside if not at all.

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