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Address: Corner High and Wattle Streets, Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia

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Architectural Jewel

A beautiful cathedral, worth a visit while you are in Bendigo. It was disturbing to see that all the windows were covered with wire to protect them from vandalism.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

A beautiful cathedral, worth a visit while you are in Bendigo. It was disturbing to see that all the windows were covered with wire to protect them from vandalism.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

A simply amazing piece Gothic architecture in country Victoria. It was a very serene and quiet place of reflection. An interesting range of religious artefacts are located both inside and out. Well with a walk around the whole cathedral to experience it's full grandeur. Plenty of on street parking available.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Beautiful cathedral! Worth to go there! I really enjoyed the acoustic in the cathedral when the organ played.

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Tuerong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I took my 13 year old son to see this landmark. He found it very interesting. It is one of the most beautiful cathedrals I have seen

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Albury, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

After returning from Paris, Notre Dame and Saint-Chapelle, this imposing landmark begged to be explored. With a much shorter history than these European cathedrals, Sacred Heart still displayed a power and elegance all its own. As a non-Catholic I couldn't help thinking however that these massive displays of power and wealth were designed as religious propaganda over and above celebrations... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

If you can't afford to or are disinclined to visit the towering cathedrals of Europe then this place is for you. The scale and design of the building will give you a sense of what you can see in its best examples. Well worth the effort to visit and you don't have to be a Catholic to appreciate this attempt... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

With its steeple clearly visible from most of Bendigo, we just had to head toward it for a closer look. Well worth it. Somebody sure put their gold dust to good use!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Amazing Architecture. Walking around thus magnificent cathedral makes you feel like you are in Europe. Even if you are not religious its a beautiful place to appreciate

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Frankston, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I am not religious but felt I could be after visiting this gorgeous church. The architecture is beautiful. The leadlight windows are beautiful. Everything was beautiful. I was actually surprised that we could just walk in and take photos.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Majestic Cathedral outside of Melbourne. This building is worth a visit inside to see the truly wonderful architecture. An inspiring place to sit and reflect a while.

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