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St Paul's Cathedral

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St Paul's Anglican Cathedral is a beautiful, historic building, situated in the centre of the City of Melbourne, Australia. It is a place of worship and prayer. St Paul's is built on the site where the first public Christian services in Melbourne...more
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| Cnr Flinders & Swanston Streets, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 3 9653 4333
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All reviews stained glass take photos light a candle nice church opposite federation square old church pipe organ beautiful architecture awe inspiring the heart of the city worth a visit fed square choir sandstone prayer worship donation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your anywhere near this masterpiece go inside and have a look. I really admired in from the middle of the building. It allowed me to see that ever inch has been carefully planned and executed to a standard beyond belief.

Thank tomnumurkah
Reviewed 1 week ago

I know money makes the world go around but when you see a $5 tap and go payment system in your face when you walk in it makes you wonder, why?

Thank Rewa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church has nice architecture inside &out,what l dislike was the large number of tap&go donation points in the church,where l always leave something,don't like this new way of asking for set donations.

Thank Ted D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am not an Anglican, and I have seen more grander Cathederals (nothing compares with the La Familial Cathederal Barcelona or Notre Dame Cathederal in Paris, or St James in Santiago de Compostela Spain or St Peters, Rome), but this St Paul’s in Melbourne is...More

Thank Koala-Linz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always love to go and sit quietly in a cathedral whenever I visit a new city. St Paul's was beautiful

Thank _phoeka80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the cathedral was very beautiful but they charged for taking pictures they charge 5$ for your cameras and even if you want take pictures in your mobile you will have to pay i think that was quiet disappointing

Thank Exploration817586
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

This church have 3 mass on Sunday so School kids choir so beautiful at 11am mass on most Sunday plenty special events beautiful Cathedral. Weekdays the mass in morning and 1pm mass for office people and local and tourist. They have beautiful regular singers on...More

Thank Nacy J
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Always a lovely peaceful place for a stop when in the city. The mosaics and stonework are definitely worth a look. There is a little area up the front where they have Holy Communion services for anyone who would like to join in or simply...More

Thank ProfFelix
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Found it quite peaceful inside, compared to the hustle and bustle outside. Great architecture and beautiful statues, glass panes and Altars. Inspiring.

Thank Wendyll P
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Our mother church for the whole of Melbourne. Wonderful, friendly guides, often gorgeous music, history, art, and an opportunity for prayer. Pop in for a cool, quiet moment of meditation in a busy day, or browse the gift shop for some interesting souvenirs. hear the...More

Thank Jennifer F
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