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St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church

St John's Circle, Richmond, Clarence, Tasmania 2004, Australia
+61 3 6260 2189
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St John's Circle, Richmond, Clarence, Tasmania 2004, Australia
+61 3 6260 2189

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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I was surprised not only with the beautifully built church. The cemetery was lovely to walk through and revealed its history. Also the arbour held a beautiful memorial that brought me to tears. Very emotional memorial tributes to see and homour.

Thank CaraBradley
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The Church is interesting as I read that it is the oldest Catholic Church in Australia. The stained glass windows were good, but otherwise quite similar to other Churches of that era (understandably).

Thank fionabk
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

The Catholics of Richmond seem to be doing much better than their Anglican brethren. With a very smart school opposite and finely maintained paved areas around the church this gives an aura of prosperity. The interior of the church is more narrow than it seems...More

Thank Alan1fromOz
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Richmond is a town chock full of historical landmarks, and St John the Evangelist is one of the most remarkable. It was constructed in 1836, using the design skills of a convicted convict (for swindling) named Frederick Thomas. Thomas was a Hobart architect sentenced to...More

Thank VWriter
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Oldest Catholic Church is Australia worth a visit if in the area. Quite a bit of history and there is a cemetery as well - which I hear the locals are dying to see... Step inside and light a candle.

Thank LassiComeHome
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Decided to celebrate Easter Sunday at this really beautiful Catholic Church. The church is very well preserved and filled with lovely works of art. The service was excellent and meaningful. Love one another! The graveyard is very interesting with such old gravestones. Great resting place...More

Thank Jan F
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Apparently in the unmarked graves that run down the hill contain many a forgotten convicts , what a shame to be just forgotten for ever

Thank Danny T
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

It is an impressive stone church, and all the more interesting because it is still an active place of worship. A lovely building.

Thank p9c
Reviewed 9 March 2017

It's about a 10 minutes walk past the Richmond bridge and you won't be dissapointed. This is a must see attraction in Richmond. Make sure you walk up the stairs to the right of the church, once you walk inside the Church you will be...More

Thank Samantha F
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Do go in and see the beautiful stained glass windows and awesome woodwork and outside the stonework and old cemetery. Just a short still up from the bridge car park.

Thank Lyn S
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