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looks gothic but is not

The cathedral is a must see ,not just from the outside but spend some time inside it is peaceful... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Sacred Heart Cathedral, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia

We arrived in Bendigo on a glorious, sunny Autumn day, with plans to take in their annual Easter... read more

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The cathedral is a must see ,not just from the outside but spend some time inside it is peaceful and the decor is amazing inside

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank billt1958
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Bendigo on a glorious, sunny Autumn day, with plans to take in their annual Easter Festival. (Which was amazing, especially all the Chinese Dragons!). We toured the Cathedral first, and couldn't believe the light-drenched interior. It was pure gold and simply brilliant...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very spiritual place, large cathedral, place of worship. On par with Cathedrals in the UK, would love to hear the organ and choir. Photos allowed, great stained glass window.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank thedeaths
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A quiet place as expected Lovely inside with beautiful timber ceilings Very large for a country church Architecture similar/same as many o/s churches Insurance costs $1000 per day - big overheads to keep it going Appears to be on highest hill in Bendigo with some...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 800Mobile
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The building is spectacular to look at and quite imposing on the skyline. The interior is large and has excellent acoustics, we were lucky enough to hear a choir practicing in the late afternoon. The history of the construction is quite fascinating which took many...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 17, 2019

Large cathedral with a very light interior. Pleasant to visit to see the architecture, though nothing particularly noteworthy inside.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

This is a very large Catholic Cathedral in Bendigo. Worth a visit even if you are not religious. Stained glass is wonderful.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank johnmbd
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Spectacular. We visited on a Sunday morning(not for service) and the architecture of this building is breathtaking

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank sjones2370
Reviewed April 9, 2019

When the finish the plans for outside this church will be first class. Outside is currently a bit of a mess but inside is out of this world. My three kids under the age of 13 all enjoyed it. Even if they were 'tuning' the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MeMock
Reviewed April 6, 2019

As the largest cathedral in Victoria outside Melbourne, Scared Heart is imposing as it sits on top of the hill with views of the surrounds. The inside, while not as lavishly decorated as some European Cathedrals, is stunning and definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
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December 26, 2018|
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Response from lynn123456789 | Reviewed this property |
Street parking around Cathedral,not on site.
January 10, 2017|
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Response from sophiepB782ZT | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of volunteers in the church whom I am sure would give you some info on it.
January 6, 2017|
Response from Margherita_Lover | Reviewed this property |
I think so. There are about 4 services spread across Sunday from memory. But it was very welcoming when we went through the week.