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St. Mary's Church

17 Mulberry Street, Manchester M2 6LN, England
+44 161 834 3547
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Hidden gem it is indeed! Took some real finding despite the benefit of Google maps! Worth it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dughall
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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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Hidden Gem

Beautiful small church. Magnificant marble alter. Modern stations of the cross art. It is a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
BillyBiii
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Philadelphia
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17 Mulberry Street, Manchester M2 6LN, England
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+44 161 834 3547
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden gem it is indeed! Took some real finding despite the benefit of Google maps! Worth it though. A beautiful and impressive interior greets your entrance! At the time we visited, some pretty heavy worship was underway which meant little opportunity to wander and wonder....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful small church. Magnificant marble alter. Modern stations of the cross art. It is a gem. Quite and peaceful

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Was in Manchester on Ash Wednesday so went to evening Mass here. Really lives up to its name of "The Hidden Gem" as it took me a while to work out how to get to it. Most ornate building inside and a lovely service for...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Beautiful church tucked away in Manchester City Centre. Very tranquil place to visit and celebrate a church service.

Thank Peter J
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Founded in 1794, St Mary’s Roman Catholic Church originally served Manchester’s poorest people. It is now a city center parish. After a roof collapse in the 1830s the structure was rebuilt. In the 1870s three elaborate Caen stone and marble altars were created in a...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

We are so glad to have seen this hidden gem. It is worth making a special effort to find it. We walked in the door and said wow! It was an oasis amongst the noise outside. It is a beautiful building and feels loved. Go...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

This really is a hidden gem. Seemingly squashed in between office buildings in a side street, once inside, this church is quite beautiful. So quiet and peaceful. A really stunning place.

Thank Wendy B
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

I am an Athiest but keen on historical buildings. My partner does find comfort by being in religious buildings. Every trip I try to find a place for her. This church is really hard to find but please track down. The frontage I found interesting....More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Took my mum for first time to St Mary's though she's lived near all her life never been and she loved it. The architecture, the peaceful atmosphere of the church . She specifically liked the modern art stations of the cross and how they contrast...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

It is certainly hidden - down a backstreet near the town hall! The outside is uninspiring (the date on the plaque is misleading - the building is mid 19th century) and the interior nothing special either except for the very impressive altar carvings which are...More

Thank David F
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Mass Times and Other Services Church Opening Times: The church is open each day from 8am - 6pm. Holy Mass Times: Weekdays: 12.30pm Saturdays: 12noon and 5.15pm (First Mass of Sunday) Sunday 10.15am and... More
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