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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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Holy Mass at St. Mary's Cathedral

The church grounds and building was very beautiful. We attended holy mass and it was most solemn. This is a very beautiful church.

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

The church grounds and building was very beautiful. We attended holy mass and it was most solemn. This is a very beautiful church.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Many reviews wrote about the interior of the church, but rarely about the outside. When I went, there were displays of colourful flowers! The boards placed across the church has also allowed people who do not know much about the religion to understand better. For anyone and everyone going to Sydney, do drop by!

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were only walking past going to another destination and didn't realise there was such a beautiful church there. We also go to see a wedding there which was a bonus.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We wandered into St. Mary's and were bowled over by its majesty. This is as beautiful of a cathedral as almost any in the world. It's a not miss.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The grounds around the Cathedral are well manicured. Which makes for an ideal photograph. Inside is absolutely breathtaking.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sat in awesome silence. Soaked in the atmosphere of peace and goodwill. I could've stayed there all day.

Thank ShahnazSahuKhan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As practicing Catholics, the cathedral was a must-see. Nice enough, but not on a par with St. Pats in NYC or other international cathedrals...of course comparing with Europe is unfair, as Sydney is so much younger. There is a particularly moving sculpture of a fallen Australian soldier from WWI.

Thank EdfromTampa
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to visit and be solemn. It was quiet moment I will not forget. The length of the Cathedral is extraordinary. It is a wonderful place for solitude and looking at the stain glass windows. A moment to reflect and admire the workmanship of artists and architects.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful architecture. Lovely place to sit and meditate.... of course this is not always possible with all the tourists talking loudly and snapping away. Don't miss the free guided tour of the cathedral after the 10:30 am mass. The tour begins at 12: 00 and lasts 45mins to an hour.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the Sunday afternoon , guests are allowed travel after 4 pm because of service.And if possible you will see a perfect church wedding which is popular in here!

Thank Una Z

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