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“Exquisite Music and Pealing Bells”

Christ Church Cathedral
Ranked #8 of 201 things to do in Victoria
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Reviewed May 20, 2013

Christ Church Cathedral is not a lot to look at. The newer addition has given some much needed colour through stained glass east of the altar. Otherwise the church is rather austere in the same way as many of its British counterparts. However, the congregation has a great reputation for support of music -- both for service and for art. The building is at its most beautiful when there is music -- so search this out! Consider being nearby outside when the bell ringers let out with a full peal!

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Reviewed May 18, 2013

The building is like all the other big piles of rock left around by empire builders: impressive atmosphere, nice stained glass, feeling of awe and permanence, impressive echo.

But.. there is a walking maze on the south side of the church, open all the time to everyone, that is special. Just go walk the maze. It's hard to explain. You will be.... Amazed!

5  Thank Fred A
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Reviewed February 17, 2013

The Christ Church Cathedral Is very much like one of the Gothic churches of the Middle Ages. I enjoyed the self-guided tour and the background of what you were seeing in the pamphlet provided. The stain glass windows are so colorful. We were fortunate in a man who helped at the church gave us some added information and made sure we didn't miss any of the grandeur of the cathedral. I like it that it is open to the public, not just to tour, but also so a person can sit and meditate.

3  Thank Fletcher445
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Reviewed August 7, 2012

On Saturdays at 4:00, Christ Church Cathedral has wonderful musical recitals. We attended two and both were delightful-extremely talented musicians in such a beautiful setting! The cathedral has been holding these summer recitals for 50 years! Don't miss them if you are a music lover! They are about an hour long-a nice opportunity to hear delightful music while absorbing the beautiful sanctuary and stained glass windows. Free will donations at the door partially fund the program. This music is a gift to the city and to all visitors!

2  Thank Kathy J
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