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I went to peruse the architecture of the cathedral. It is a beautiful church and I enjoyed... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2019
London, United Kingdom

Had my daughters christening here and it was stunning .... the priest was lovely and the choir was... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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3 Lyons St S, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reviewed January 22, 2019

I went to peruse the architecture of the cathedral. It is a beautiful church and I enjoyed exploring it. Oddly I was completely on my own during my brief visit and it was thoroughly enjoyable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FIL M
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Had my daughters christening here and it was stunning .... the priest was lovely and the choir was gorgeous def recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

Such beautiful architecture in a grand Church. Definitely worth a look if you are visiting Ballarat.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 9, 2018

If you're in the area and have the time, it is worth popping in to see this old bluestone Church. A wall of stained glass stands behind the main altar in its otherwise dark and gloomy interior. In contrast, the fence around the Cathedral was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

This cathedral was attractive immediately. On their metal fence they had put attractive colors. That was cool! They had some nice flowers as well. The church was well built with big grey stones. It was attractive. I enjoyed exploring it. Worthwhile to see!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit if you are around the area. Lovely architacture and well looked after. The stained glass windows look amazing.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank TommyMagoo
Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

This monumental edifice of great architecture is a sight to behold. Of recent times it has come to stand for an extremely shameful and sad example of man's corruption and inhumanity to children. Thus the poignancy of the many ribbons tied around the beautiful iron...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2017

EXTRA LARGE Old Bluestone Building.. A REAL CATHEDRAL... Still in use today with Masses, Funerals, Christenings etc.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Ornella M
Reviewed September 13, 2017

While this Cathedral is not as glorious as its counterpart in Bendigo, you can fill in a short time by entering and looking around. It is better if lit, but a good sense of a working church can be gained even if the wooden roof...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank DADD23
Reviewed July 28, 2017

Located in the centre of Ballarat this place has to be described as the epicentre of appalling behaviour by some of the most trusted people in our community. It was also the seat of Bishop Mulkearns who presided over a lot of the cover ups...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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