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St Paul's Cathedral

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St Paul's Anglican Cathedral is a beautiful, historic building, situated in the centre of the City of Melbourne, Australia. It is a place of worship and prayer. St Paul's is built on the site where the first public Christian services in Melbourne...more
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| Cnr Flinders & Swanston Streets, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 3 9653 4333
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All reviews stained glass take photos light a candle nice church opposite federation square old church pipe organ beautiful architecture the heart of the city awe inspiring worth a visit fed square choir sandstone prayer worship donation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We saw that there were couples carrying out their wedding ceremony in the church. Great and happy to be there.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 135dl2016
Reviewed 2 days ago

Likes another cathedral which stand among the city, but it is the center of everything for people to be here. It's a good place to pray, rest, relax, learn and etc. Like a gothic design, we thought, it's one of a smooth beautiful cathedral.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank อุดม แ
Reviewed 6 days ago

The cathedral with its three large towers is typical neo-gothic building in the so-called early English style, but sparcely decorated. Serene atmosphere inside.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank huys25
Reviewed 1 week ago

This centrally located cathedral is absolutely beautiful. While the interior isn't too opulent, it's enough to create a WOW effect upon entering. Acoustics is very nice, too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TheShis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did not see any signs asking for money for permission to take photographs, but did see one that said no photos while services are underway. As I had timed it badly, I took my photos outside.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank platypus150
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful structure in Melbourne CBD, the inside of this church, from the floor tiles to the ceiling, every details represent the richness and opulence of the era this building was conceived.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AlejaNZro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was awesome in here - very beautiful! Be careful to be considerate though and not make a lot of noise. It makes for some lovely photos though. And a lovely peaceful spiritual feeling.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Lori Anne T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as you walk through the door you are greeted with a 5 ft sign saying you need to buy a license to take a photo ? I’m sorry what ? Is this not a church ? I understand it has to make some...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WorldTraveller9324
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very Beautiful and Interesting place. I admired the craftmanship that was used to creat such a beautiful place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank liketotravel619
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is worth visiting as you pass through Melbourne. It has beautiful stain glass windows and is an oasis of calm from the surrounding city.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lyn B
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Melbourne ITinenary (5 Replies)
Please advise and comments on my draft itinenary. im travelling with my husband and my youngest kid (Age 4) Travelling period 7.8.15-14.8.15 7.8.15 FRI Melbourne Day 1 11.30pm Midnight arrival (advisable to take skybus or cab?) 8.8.15 SAT Melbourne Day 2 am Collin Street St Pauls Cathedral Flinders Street Railway Station Federation Square pm Eureka Tower (Skydeck 88) Melbourne Chinatown 16 melbourne graffiti & Hosier Street/Lane ** Melbourne's Open Air Cinemas (any...More
March 29, 2015|
Response fromemel49|
Arriving at midnight you won't be able to use the Skybus hotel shuttle so, unless your hotel is within an easy walk of Southern Cross station you'll need to catch a cab anyway, so you might as well get one from the airport. Puffing Billy isn't anywhere near the Yarra Valley (have a look on Google maps) Day 6, surely you will be choosing just one of these options? Theres no way you can fit them all into a day. Just the GOR trip is recommended as a two day trip unless you join a tour group. ...More
Melbourne night activity (5 Replies)
Anybody has good recommendations where to go to chill out during winter evenings? I will arrive Melbourne & staying near Southern cross station on Saturday ard 8pm. I will be checkin to KIngs backpackers hostel. I am thinking of going to Victoria harbour......good choice? I will have another evening in Melbourne but not sure where to head to....maybe Victoria night market? Is it the same when going in the day time? Have plan a day tour in Melbourne as well. St Paul cathedral, NGV at...More
July 14, 2014|
Response fromrobol|
From July 9 till August 27 2014 you have the Queen Victoria Night Market every Wednesday night & this sounds like a fun thing to visit. It will be cold though! The free #35 City Circle tram is always crowded, because it is a free service there is no peak period, but it is a fun way to get around the city and you can usually get on and at least get standing room. Don't get confused, they run a clockwise service & an anti-clockwise service. The real peak time is probably between...More
photo shooting places & arrangement (22 Replies)
i am shooting my pre-wedding in melb and i have shortlisted the shooting places... this is my first time to melb and i am staying at mercure welcome melbourne hotel.. would like to check which is the area which i should shoot first and walk from 1 place to 1 place.. i want to avoid walking here n there and spending extra time in walking.. d wedding gown is not light.. muahaha Day 1 (14 March 2011, Monday) Melbourne Hosier Lane St. Patrick Church Federation Square Parliament...More
March 02, 2011|
Response fromannielje|
Anyone can assist me?