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Address: 15 Gisborne St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 0396622391
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Tiny High Anglican Church

Marking its 170th anniversary in 2016, St Peter's Church is tucked away opposite the mighty St Patrick's Cathedral. Nearby is the German Lutheran Church. The three making a holy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Marking its 170th anniversary in 2016, St Peter's Church is tucked away opposite the mighty St Patrick's Cathedral. Nearby is the German Lutheran Church. The three making a holy trinity of historic churches. Walking into St Peter's is like walking into an old world Roman Catholic Church. You would have trouble distinguishing that is infact a High Anglican Church. Everything... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

St. Peters is a quaint small church across the street from St. Patrick's. It is one of the oldest churches in Melbourne founded in 1846. It is open during the day on most days so it gives you an opportunity to hang out in a beautiful atmosphere. I especially liked the cross inside the roof of the church. Highly recommend... More 

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Thank Karla F
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

St Peter's is an Anglican Church. It is opposite St Patrick's Roman Catholic Cathedral, not far from the Parliament of Victoria. St Peter's is known as High Church, or Anglo Catholic. In other words, he service is similar to a Roman Catholic Mass, The Church may may not be open during the week. St Peter's also has a bookshop. Visitors... More 

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Thank Jeffry B
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Love the historic look i'ts large my god mother went here every sunday and i met a lovely lady here who became friends with me. I'ts hugh and ecos if there is'nt alot of people. love the mass convinent on the tram line.

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Thank 131253
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

This is quite a good church. The architecture is pretty. The inside also good.If you like churches visit.

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Thank SE s
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Great church to visit not just for the architecture but for the church mass. The choir that sings here at 11am is a highlight. Very respected church due to amount of community social work undertaken. Very interesting walk you should do is checking out Parliament House,St Peters,St Patrick's ,Old Treasury Building and Fitzroy Gardens. After checking out Fitzroy Gardens you... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

St Peters's Eastern Hill is well known in Melbourne for its High Church liturgy. High Church liturgy resembles the Roman Catholics Mass. Indeed, There's a joke in Melbourne at if you want a real Mass, don't go to St Patrick's Roman Catholic Cathedral, go across the road to St Peter's.Eastern Hill. St Peter's is very easy to find and the... More 

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Thank Jeffry B
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

Found St Peters Eastern Hill behind another Church on the corner of Albert Street opposite the Eastern Hill Fire Station. It has a very long history going back to 1847. Some very nice stained glass windows and 12 stations of the cross icons that are across the wall over the altar. This is the oldest Anglican parish church still on... More 

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Thank Valerie F
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

St Peter's Eastern Hill is part of the Anglican (Church of England) denomination. Worship is in the Anglo-Catholic tradition, meaning it's more formal and ritualistic than in most Protestant churches. St Peter's church attracts people who appreciate the classical/sacramental music that is part of the services, and it's also known as a gay-friendly place. There is a history of connection... More 

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Daylesford, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

St Peter's Church has a very significant position in Melbourne's history but alas it is very slack in communicating it's history, it's architectural features, the stories of its priests and parishoners. Perhaps it doesn't care! That's a pity!

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