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St. Mary's Cathedral

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Central Business District
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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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Beautiful and huge!

Massive in person, photo's don't do it justice. Make sure you check this out! You get a good view of this also from the Lookout!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Creepy church with the creepy people working in it, the church itself is full of scandal news....enough to turn you off

Thank James C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Massive in person, photo's don't do it justice. Make sure you check this out! You get a good view of this also from the Lookout!

Thank Mandimoo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lovely cathedral to visit to see the wonderful architecture. This is the Catholic cathedral of Sydney.

Thank nickyw61
St. George, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Definitely worth a stop as you pass by. It's free to look at the stained glass windows. The only ticket required was to tour the crypt to see the mosaics on the floor. If I were to go again I'd skip the crypt.

Thank Colin J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My boyfriend & I vacationed, in Sydney, Australia, in May 2016. We walked to this cathedral to visit it and it is spectacular. The inside of the cathedral is serene and scenic (we visited early morning on a weekday). The outside of the church is also magnificent.

Thank Lady4Evermore
Southern Poland, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Totally amazing cathedral. Definitely should not be missed when visiting Sydney. Right next door to Hyde Park.

Thank 111teresa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Walk out of the park across the street and see the gift of religion. The Artifacts are numerous as are the faithful. The high ceilings compliment the choir. Sitting and contemplating the day is also permitted.

Thank Mike P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Walking thru the Hyde Park and found that there was a beautiful St. Mary's Cathedral from far. We walked toward it & it's worth a visit. While go into this cathedral, it architecture made me think of Duomo in Milan. Nice visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Butiful building even if you are not a religious person. A photographers delight with al the sandstone and shadows and light.

Thank Meredith K
Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Sunday morning and for once in Sydney on the weekend. So time to take in Mass at the Cathedral. Nothing beats Mass then a choir and great church organ. After Mass you can wonder around and take in the beauty of this magnificant buiding.

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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.