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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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As it is in front of Federation Square most likely tourists will see the Cathedral from outside. I encourage visitors to step in and take a look as the building offers special... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As it is in front of Federation Square most likely tourists will see the Cathedral from outside. I encourage visitors to step in and take a look as the building offers special arquitectural details.

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Seremban, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very stunning cathedral in Melbourne. It is much more bigger in size compare to St Paul Cathedral which located in the city center (i suppose). The interior is very very beautiful too! Don't miss out this place if you are visiting Melbourne!

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Georgetown, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We attended a mass this trip after forgoing St Pat's last year due to the extremely boring sermon and use of the back alter. We are so glad we returned because the new priest was excellent and he actually delivered a solid sermon away from the front alter. The congregation has grown substantially due to the new priest. Count us... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely one of the best sightseeing spots of Melbourne! Be ready to spend some time, would really be worthwhile...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Exudes a classical and old-town feel when in contrast with surrounding skyscrapers. Very beautiful inside!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is worth coming for a quick visit. Been to Melbourne a number of times, never went but glad I did. Just gorgeous, once in you would think you were in a European Cathedral, quite, clean and beautiful architecture. Do not miss it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is worth dropping in for a short visit while walking around Melbourne and is located close to the museum.

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Kilmore, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

William Wardell produced plans for a magnificent Cathedral of immense proportions. It was, in fact, greater than anything attempted by English and Irish Catholics in their home countries and it is also the largest church to be built anywhere in the world, as a single entity, entirely within the 19th century. In the U.S.A., only the Cathedral of New York,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good looking big church, with nice sculpture and nicely build, nicely design architect,peaceful place to be and inspirational too

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its hard to review a place like this. Do I rate it on architecture or on the spiritual affect? I choose the later because that is its reason for being. Although it beauty of this place is passable, I did not feel the slightest spiritual experience whatsoever. I get more from my walk in the garden. But this is not... More 

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