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St. Mary's Cathedral

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Address: St Mary's Road & Prince Albert Road, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Peaceful and Reflective

A quiet oasis in the middle of a busy city. Lots of history in the crypt. Would liked to have some background organ music, Gregorian or Cathedral choir to complete the... read more

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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A quiet oasis in the middle of a busy city. Lots of history in the crypt. Would liked to have some background organ music, Gregorian or Cathedral choir to complete the awesomeness of the place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Even if you are not a religious person this place is a must see in town. The architecture is gorgeous in and outside. The 1st day I went, on a saturday afternoon, had the chance to see the end of a wedding ceremony and heard the most beautifull bells ever. The choir before the mess gave me chills.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It one of the most beutiful buldings in Sydney... it is situated close to Hyde park and it is so huge you cannot miss it... i highly recommend to go inside...

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were surprised to come upon this lovely Cathedral in the middle of a bustling city. It is sited in a green oasis and very near the city, the botanical garden and the harbour. It's like an English Cathedral in Australia.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located at the border of Sydney City and the Domain parkland, the Cathedral was built in the early 1800s - the first church in Australia. Its glorious beauty and ease of accessibility attract people from around the world to hold their weddings here.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to St Mary's Cathedral to light a candle, a promise I had made and was enthralled with the beauty of the building. I had not visited for some times and had forgotten the beauty of the place. You can sit quietly or roam around admiring the many things inside, and learn about its history. A great place to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not too large and therefore a comfortable space. Not enough information to help visitors enjoy and understand. Conflicting info about Xmas services, times and content.

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Brooks, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely beautiful, so peaceful and calming. A must see. The church was amazing inside, there were two weddings going on when we were there. There are a few side chapels which allows for this. Amazing.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been in sydney Australia since the 25 of January 2017. We are leaving for Bali on the 15th of February. While in Sydney, we have made a point on a daily basis to see as many attractions as possible during our stay. One of those attractions was the St. Marys Cathedral in dowtown Sydney. The... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful Cathedral, both inside and out. It is located beside Hyde Park and has lovely water features adjacent to the building. Worth the time to see this structure.

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