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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

SPECTACULAR โ›ช One of the master piece of ARCHITECTURE in the world ! I will just go there every week if I lived close by ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 2019rachel
Reviewed November 30, 2018

I walked in on a service that was just starting and decided to stay. The congregants were mostly young folks, which was exciting in and of itself. A very nice Church in the City of Churches. Don't miss it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Scott077
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Very nice interior. Instead of a traditional altar their tabernacle is in front of a beautiful stained glass window. Pick up a useful free booklet โ€œ19 minute Cathedral Tourโ€ which is available by the entrance. It makes it easier to have your self-guided tour.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Another amazing church in Adelaide so many too see. dont miss this one. The windows are a work of art

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Beltania O
Reviewed September 25, 2018

This was a place my grandsons saw for the first time; they sat quietly and looked interested. I was a little disappointed that there seemed much obvious need for maintenance here and there. It is a fine sacred building and should not be neglected.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Annasus2016
Reviewed August 13, 2018

St Francis Xavier's Cathedral is right in the centre of the City of Adelaide. The Cathedral is usually a busy place with several daily Masses, Rosary and confessions as well as weddings, baptisms and funerals. It is both a Cathedral and a parish church, so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

The cathedral was dedicated to a 16th century Spanish Jesuit and commenced construction in 1851 and is the oldest cathedral in Australia. The impressive tower was completed in 1996 some 140 years later.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Iโ€™m not religious but do have a peek inside a lot of churches as wife is a church goer and likes to light a candle or two for those who have passed.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David H
Reviewed July 17, 2018

When I entered the St Francis Xavier Cathedral, the sunshine was shining in the church. The inside of the church looked orange. I liked the stained-glass windows behind the altar. The pillars were attractive as well. Outside there was a statue of a nun with...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

This is yet another historic building in the downtown area. Compared to its European counterparts itโ€™s not that old, but as an Australian church it can be considered old. Nicely decorated inside as well.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from Carolyne S | Reviewed this property |
Her Gothic stonework is clean & beautiful. She is an imposing figure on the eastern landscape from Victoria Square, the centre of the City of Adelaide. When the bells peal they advise that compassion is needed to sooth a... More