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St. Peter's Church

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Ancient not Modern

This is the oldest Anglican church on its original site in Melbourne and is blessed with many... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Auckland, New Zealand
A wonderful building

You don't have to be religious to appreciate this structure - didn't go in but saw it many times... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Located across the road from St Patricks cathedral (also well worth a look in). There is conflict of internet information. St Peter's is deemed to be Melbourne's oldest church. At the time we were there (Nov 18), works were underway and the oldest part of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Not a popular church with visitors, we were the only ones there on a weekday afternoon. Small and serene church, a bit austere and not s lot to be seen. We spent a few minutes there on our way to St Patrick’s, which was just...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is a historic building not far from the more imposing catholic church. The building is a peaceful retreat not far from the hustle and bustle of the city. Homeless people congregate on the grounds of the church. I believe the church provides services to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is the oldest Anglican church on its original site in Melbourne and is blessed with many precious artifacts and features. Dating from 1847 and with an 1848 pulpit, the church stood on the (then) highest point in the city but this should not put...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Peter3152
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This lovely wood filled church has a warmth and ambience as you move around viewing all the glass works, paintings and statues. The stained glass isn't tight tiny pieces making intricate objects, they are largely build so it is easy to clearly see the content...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

You don't have to be religious to appreciate this structure - didn't go in but saw it many times during my stay at the Park Hyatt. Such a dominating landmark that makes you think of the history of Melbourne - can only imagine Melbourne in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 4 March 2017

On a visit to a friend in hospital nearby we were attracted by the lovely bluestone exterior of part of the Church. On closer inspection we found out what an historical church this one is . St.Peters , Eastern Hill has been a Anglican Parish...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank roy v
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We strolled by the church while walking around Melbourne. We didn't go in but enjoyed the architecture. It is right behind the majestic St Pauls; combined they offer an interesting visit with some nice photo opportunities.

Date of experience: February 2017
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I attended a book fair here at the Church hall. I also went into the church which was quaint and had character. I was taken a back by the homeless person sleeping inside and let them sleep away. It has some lovely stained glass and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Natalie1964
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Marking its 170th anniversary in 2016, St Peter's Church is tucked away opposite the mighty St Patrick's Cathedral. Nearby is the German Lutheran Church. The three making a holy trinity of historic churches. Walking into St Peter's is like walking into an old world Roman...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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