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St Patrick's Cathedral

3 Lyons St S, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5331 2933
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Magnificent landmark

This monumental edifice of great architecture is a sight to behold. Of recent times it has come to... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
Kincumber, Australia
via mobile
CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL in Central Ballarat

EXTRA LARGE Old Bluestone Building.. A REAL CATHEDRAL... Still in use today with Masses, Funerals... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Ornella M
Gold Coast, Australia
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3 Lyons St S, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5331 2933
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

This monumental edifice of great architecture is a sight to behold. Of recent times it has come to stand for an extremely shameful and sad example of man's corruption and inhumanity to children. Thus the poignancy of the many ribbons tied around the beautiful iron...More

Thank Nonapama
Reviewed 4 December 2017

EXTRA LARGE Old Bluestone Building.. A REAL CATHEDRAL... Still in use today with Masses, Funerals, Christenings etc.

Thank Ornella M
Reviewed 14 September 2017

While this Cathedral is not as glorious as its counterpart in Bendigo, you can fill in a short time by entering and looking around. It is better if lit, but a good sense of a working church can be gained even if the wooden roof...More

Thank DADD23
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Located in the centre of Ballarat this place has to be described as the epicentre of appalling behaviour by some of the most trusted people in our community. It was also the seat of Bishop Mulkearns who presided over a lot of the cover ups...More

Thank Basill_Mo
Reviewed 30 June 2017

It is quite a church built in blue stone and well worth a visit if in Ballarat. As there was a funeral underway it was not possible to see the interior

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I sang here for the Christmas Carols and the Hallelua Chorus from Handel's Messiah at Christmas last year. Aucoustics are beautiful and the history in this building for such a young country is to be seen to be believed. If there's a choral concert or...More

1  Thank Llywellyn1942
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Visit this beautiful church while attending the Holy Thursday Mass Nice church but if you do attend the mass. Please avoid sitting at side as you would not be able to see the priest

Thank SolidDynamics
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A lovely building well worth visiting when you are in Ballarat. Ballarat has many lovely churches as well.

Thank mickkershaw
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Quiet for contemplation and prayer. Impressive architecture and features. In centre of town. Plenty of car spaces.

Thank Kay C
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Beautiful cathedral in the centre of the city. Stained glass is truly stunning and the quiet atmosphere restful.

Thank trencherman_10
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