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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
Phone Number: 61 02 9220 0400
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Wow amazing Cathedral

This place is huge!! So much to see in side. Must take tour!! You could send a whole day just inside!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

This place is huge!! So much to see in side. Must take tour!! You could send a whole day just inside!!

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

Across the road from Hyde Park. This church is really worth a visit. One of the best churches that we have seen

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is a stunning piece of architecture nestled in the middle of the CBD at Hyde Park. The building looks lovely and is perfectly lit at night. The bells sound great and inside it looks wonderful.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing building, that should be on your list of things to do while visiting Sydney. Old architecture and amazing stained glass windows. We went going to head over to view it but we are now very happy we did!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very attractive European style cathedral. Lovely stained glass and a solid, contemplative feeling. A great place to light a candle for a loved one.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even for a non-Catholic like me, I still think the cathedral is a must-visit! The interior is superbly overwhelming.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located right next to Hyde Park, this cathedral is a must see for people of faith and tourists alike. I like to walk through cathedrals wherever I am. The most impressive thing about St. Mary's is it's length. When you walk in, the distance to the altar seems really long. So long in fact that they have installed closed circuit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While there is a lot of history behind St. Mary's Cathedral, the current building is relatively new and while it's large and important, It's not a kind of a cathedral which would become a symbol of a city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gothic Building exterior and interior, beautiful all around. A must see when in Sydney which is within walking distance from the City Centre.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sydney being one of the oldest European settlement in Australasia has the feel of a real European city. Numerous buildings built in the 19th century were built based on the Gothic style which includes the St Mary's Cathedral. The cathedral is located across a street from the Archibald Fountain in the Hyde Park which you cant miss. It looks like... More 

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The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.