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St. Patrick's Cathedral

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Address: 1 Cathedral Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
Phone Number: 03 9662 2233
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Beautiful church

I went there for a mass, the mass was beautiful and outside of the church we can see the beautiful surrounding. must see if you are going around the city very close to the public... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went there for a mass, the mass was beautiful and outside of the church we can see the beautiful surrounding. must see if you are going around the city very close to the public tram and train

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a must to see even if you are not religious it's an amazing piece of architecture it's right next to the flinders railway station and in the city circle tram line so easy to get too.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The cathedral is imposing and can be seen from nearly all spots in east Melbourne. The brick work and wooden roofing are a brilliant combination. The immaculate interior is well kept, the cathedral is free to enter and spend some time admiring the chapels.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A truly splendid church in Melbourne not exactly known for preserving or building beautiful buildings. A relief to the eyes from the concrete and garish glass horrors around. The gardens around the church is beautiful too.

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Cathedral is a beautiful part of Melbourne's skyline and it made a lovely back drop from our room at The Park Hyatt.I am a confirmed Atheist but it was nice to pop in and take a look from an architectural perspective.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A truly peaceful & tranquil place to the east of the CBD. Visited early on a Saturday morning & found all the staff extremely welcoming & professional. Given the wonderful sunshine I spent a lot of time exploring the beautifully manicured grounds. Nice & safe place to allow young children to play & explore.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The old outline of the building stands out against the skyline as you approach and is impressive as well as a little foreboding. Once inside the stain glass windows and high vaulted ceilings cannot fail assault your senses in a pleasurable way.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are a couple of cathedral next to one another so you can cover all in one shot. Limited tourists visiting cathedrals. You can have the whole place by yourself and pray as long as you want. You also have all the freedom to take picture inside and outside of the cathedral.

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Thank Let S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a Minor Basilica outside of Rome built in stages during the late 1800's. It is the tallest and largest church building in Australia. Built from bluestone and sandstone. It's is an example of Gothic revival architecture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a gorgeous facility that we would recommend to those visiting Melbourne. Would suggest that you walk all around it as the views are spectacular.

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