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St. Mary's Cathedral

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Address: 17 Victoria Sq, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
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+61 8 9221 7238
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Catholic Cathedral which combines portions built over 3 centuries into the...

Catholic Cathedral which combines portions built over 3 centuries into the one beautifully renovated buildingPublic Tours every Tuesday at 10:30 am $5.00 donationTickets available at Church Office (across the road - follow the signs)

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Beautiful architecture

St Mary's is a beautifully restored church. It is in as original condition with high ceilings, amazing stained glass windows and beautiful furniture

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Des D
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Sippy Downs, Australia
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Perth
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8 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The old cathedral was never finished. Just a few years ago a new addition was added in modern styles and using modern materials. Tranquil and amazing,

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Tony M, Manager at St. Mary's Cathedral, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive (in words) review of our Cathedral. Everyone is always welcome here to enjoy the tranquility or spend some time with God. I was a little surprised at the one star rating when compared with the 5 start words - any rason for that? Is there anything we can do to address this for you? More 

Sippy Downs, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

St Mary's is a beautifully restored church. It is in as original condition with high ceilings, amazing stained glass windows and beautiful furniture

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Tony M, Manager at St. Mary's Cathedral, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive review of the Cathedral. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. More 

Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This cathedral, which is attractive in lovely grounds and has been interestingly and sympathetically expanded, not overly ornate but if you like churches then pay a visit, on free Red CAT line

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Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended the 9:30 mass and then spent close to an hour admiring this wonderful building and grounds. Its restoration has transformed the rear of a gothic-style church into a large glazed space so that it is full of light and welcoming to the outside world. The feeling of being welcome is further enhanced by the thrust stage with the... More 

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Tony M, Manager at St. Mary's Cathedral, responded to this review

Thankyou for reviewing the Cathedral. We are glad to know you experienced Mass at the Cathedral and had time to have a good look around. Everyone is always welcome at our Cathedral. More 

Victor Harbor, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The renovation was well done and sensitive to both the religious and cultural aspect of this magnificent building. Free parking underneath. Close to the main hospital in Western Australia (Royal Perth Hospital). Novena on Wednesday night.

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Tony M, Manager at St. Mary's Cathedral, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing St Mary's Cathedral. We hope to see you again. More 

Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great example of sacral architecture extension, merge of modern and history, great example of approach how to make it.

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Tony M, Manager at St. Mary's Cathedral, responded to this review

Thanks for your [opditive review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon. More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lovely church, have attended weddings and christmas eve masses here, such a lovely feel and history. always peaceful when you need to just sit.

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Tony M, Manager at St. Mary's Cathedral, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive review. We are ramping up again for our Christmas Masses which will be again memorable occasions. We hope to see you at the Cathedral many times. Happy and Holy Christmas to you. More 

Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

We only had a short time in Perth , therefore couldn't do all we wanted, we did however take some great photos to this cathedral from the outside, it's stunning and has so much historic character, it was just unfortunate we didn't manage to get inside to enjoy the interior, well worth taking time out to visit.

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Tony M, Manager at St. Mary's Cathedral, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Hopefully you will get the opportunity to visit the interior as that is even better than the outside. Everyone is always welcome at our services too. More 

Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

This Cathedral is beautiful from outside to inside. Gothic architecture exterior and walls of stained glass in the interior made it an awe-inspiring evening service for me. Simple pipe organ and excellent cantor gave the setting the solemnity it deserved. The priest was old but his sermon was surprisingly topical and prescient, given that only moments after preaching about the... More 

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Tony M, Manager at St. Mary's Cathedral, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words regarding the Cathedral, the service and the treatment of the "intruders". We do have situations arise from time to time being (but not often thankfully) an inner city Cathedral and we try and handle them in a caring way. I have passed on your kind words to the acolyte involved. More 

Brisbane
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

St. Mary's Cathedral is spectacular. Stain glass windows awesome. Went to 11 am Solemn Mass. Highly recommend with 12 pce string orchestra, full mens/boys choir.Amazing

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Tony M, Manager at St. Mary's Cathedral, responded to this review

Thank you and we are glad you got the chance to attend the 11:00 High Mass. We hope you have the chance to attend again. More 

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