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St. Patrick's Cathedral

1 Cathedral Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
+61 3 9662 2233
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1 Cathedral Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A very impressive cathedral in the old European style - but without gargoyles. Old (1840) but well-built and well-maintained, the grounds are a pleasure to walk, and the interior is more spectacular than the exterior stone, if lacking some of the ornate glassworks found in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were on a guided tour of Australia. St Patrick's Cathedral was a stop on our city tour included on our guided tour. We had maybe 30 minutes here, which was not enough time to fully appreciation the church. What I saw...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An awesome place to visit but please do so when there is no service on, especially if you want to move around and not stay long. Many areas to view, beautiful stained glass windows, ultra high ceilings and spires. Maintained well. Gorgeous gardens and grounds....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is also an old Church situated within the CBD. Even though it is small it is very well maintained. Interior is nice more or less reminds the churches in Ireland. The garden is small but gives you more peace of mind in the centre...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Unique and beautiful Cathedral building. Best place for taking photos on any angle for remembrance.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Passing this small but beautiful cathedral when I wandered around Melbourne city. Beautiful and well maintained cathedral, with beautiful statues in each sides of the building, beautiful garden and small ponds. Some benchs scattered at the front and side yards. Love to sit down for...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a church, churches are nice inside. It is good if you are Catholic or want to attend a church service.

Thank ellew500
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having arrived on St. Patricks day (night), I fely an obligation to visit. St Patricks. It is beautiful and allows you a quite spot for quite reflection

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hopped off the city bus to see this. Truly a beautiful church and the grounds are just a lovely! If you love old churches definitely worth the stop.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not spend much time here, but the building is huge and had many tourists. Souvenirs are costly.

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JacqieMalaysia
17 April 2017|
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Response from ulric2016 | Reviewed this property |
In addition to St. Patricks being open, there are a number of other cathedrals and churches in Melbourne, that are worth visiting. From memory, Scotts Church (cnr. Russel & Collins Sts.), St. Pauls (Swanston & Flinders... More
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Michelle K
4 April 2017|
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Response from maitaimike2015 | Reviewed this property |
Michelle K. I did not hear any bells midweek during my visit, but other reviewers indicate they are rung to call parishioners to Mass, and for special occasions (weddings). P.S. do not miss Cook's Cottage... More
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Lee B
6 March 2015|
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Response from RJC31 | Reviewed this property |
Lee, As a visitor and not a Melbourne-ite I think you would be best to use Public Transport or leave vehicle at Hotel.
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