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Friendly parishioners setting up the Christmas tree

A visit to Christ Church Cathedral was a highlight of our day. Exercise walking up the stairs and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Beautiful to be able to walk up to the cathedral with the students. Gorgeous grounds to sit and... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to Christ Church Cathedral was a highlight of our day. Exercise walking up the stairs and walking around the building. The stained glass windows are superb and the bell tower is something to behold. Spoke with parishioners inside setting up the Christmas tree...More

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Reviewed October 10, 2018

Beautiful to be able to walk up to the cathedral with the students. Gorgeous grounds to sit and picnic on.

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Few churches have such an accidented history as this Cathedral (built-up, demolished, built up again, damaged by fire, re-built). Its centric location, yet looks isolated and is very charming because is in the middle of a green area and on top of a small hill....More

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Reviewed September 24, 2018

Christ Church Anglican Cathedral stands on a Pikimal hill at the end of Trafalgar Street, it is basically a very ugly building, with a 35-metre high spire, which can be seen from all over Nelson. You can approach it from Trafalgar square by walking up...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed September 22, 2018

The Cathedral is open all day and is well worth the visit to have a look around. There is information as you walk around and lots of good photo opportunities,

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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Christ Church Cathedral has a central position in Nelson at the top of a grand flight of steps up from the city centre. It sits on a hilltop, surrounded by beautiful gardens with sloping sealed paths. We are very interested in the variety of unusual...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Bit gray and dowdy, although inside a bit better. Somehow lacks the warmth, serenity expected; am I spoilt by Notre Dame, Cologne, York, even Auckland .....

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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Took a walk around the outside of the building. Beautiful parkland around it with a beautiful building in the middle. Even if you don't go in do the shirt 5 minute walk.

Thank 422iana
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Great History, nice view from steps, interisting inside with good guides. Well worth a visiting, can be seen all over city.

Thank csf100
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Great feeling within this Cathedral. Wonderful windows. Super to see real flowers decorating the area. Its position on the hill gives it a special place in the city.

Thank cleonelson
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