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Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral

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A Must See

This is an amazing Church. So peaceful and so worth a visit. It's absolutely huge. The stained... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Surprisingly beautiful church

I walked past this church and decided to check out the interior as the outside is quite nice. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is an amazing Church. So peaceful and so worth a visit. It's absolutely huge. The stained glass and features are incredible.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank breaktime123
Reviewed 4 days ago

I walked past this church and decided to check out the interior as the outside is quite nice. The woodwork and windows are just beautiful and the way the light shines in is great too. Didn't go during any service, but very calming just sitting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank V4ndy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just popped in to see this magnificent Church that you can see from afar and was mesmerised by it's beauty from the outside but OH MY GOODNESS, this is absolutely an amazingly gorgeous beautifully crafted, designed, built Church - all Glory & Honour to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Juanita H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not being religious we went to visit the church, the inside is well worth a look. We also attended the Samoa Sunday mass. recommend embracing the local culture.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Hicksey67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely majestic building. The paintings are vibrant and beautiful. Famous church in the main Apia city opposite water front.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ravi S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a visit - beautiful architecture and centrally located downtown. Check out the ceiling! Also a great place to grab a taxi

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lexiezlexie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The art work in this cathedral is amazing! SO lovely to see the special story. When I was in the cathedral, mass was about to start. This didn't stop several women from welcoming me and having a chat with me. Afterwards, my husband and I...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank vanessa k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a small island like Samoa this is a great Cathedral. Dedicated to the Immaculate Conception of Mary it is a Catholic establishment. The Exterior is impressive and the interior is stunning! The stained glass windows are the sort that you associate with Rome and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gyanfernando
Reviewed November 3, 2018

I'm so pleased that this Cathedral came up when I was looking for places to visit while in Samoa. You really have to visit this place to truly appreciate the beauty and breathtaking wonder of the workings and art in this lovely Cathedral. Believe me,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank roamer502017
Reviewed October 29, 2018

This Roman Catholic Cathedral is huge and the architecture is fantastic. The ceiling made of timber and the beautiful painted scenes makes this a must visit while in Apia. The architecture seems to blend Samoan culture with that of the Catholic Church. It is free...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Julie L
August 19, 2016|
Response from Patrick H |
There are masses at 6.30am and evening masses in Samoan. The English mass on Sunday, is at 9.30am. It was a most wonderful hour of prayer, worship and praise to God by the Samoan congregation. After attending mass at this... More
July 2, 2016|
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Response from Alison772015 | Reviewed this property |
On Sunday, they have a Samoan mass early. The English language one is about 9.15 am.