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Cardboard Cathedral

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234 Hereford St, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-366 0046
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Simply Amazing

I was so glad I went to visit this amazing church. Take the time to sit and reflect, even if you... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Amazing

My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed visiting this place. What an eye-opener. Nice lady there who... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jolene R
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234 Hereford St, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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+64 3-366 0046
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was so glad I went to visit this amazing church. Take the time to sit and reflect, even if you are not religious you cant help but be in awe of what they have done here and the history of it.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed visiting this place. What an eye-opener. Nice lady there who explained why it was called the cardboard cathedral and showed us around. It was lovely.

Thank Jolene R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A simply, but purposeful built Cathedral. Worth the visit to behold the ability to build such a massive structure with ‘cardboard’. This is a place for quiet reflection - even my 7, 9 and 10 year olds recognised this. Sit for a while and enjoy...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a Must see while visiting Christchurch. The design & ingenuity are inspiring. We paid a donation towards a very informative tour by one of the follow clergy. It was well worth it. Not only did we learn about the cathedral but how the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a beautiful cathedral to visit. Gorgeous design and friendly people working inside to chat to. Worth the visit

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Christchurch. It is a magnificent building constructed from fairly rudimentary materials but designed in an inspired fashion. We were met by a most enthusiastic guide who spent a huge amount of time with us telling...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Viewing from the outside, this substitute for a cathedral is quite spectacular in its own right, inside, one gets the complete story, the tubes reaching for the heavens, to a point where renewal is awaited, being non-religious, I think this building is an example of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended an ASB function here. It’s a very interesting structure which provided excellent catering and very good acoustics.

Thank David T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is very simple, and there is hardly any information inside about it. I was only in there a couple of minutes as it was not that visually impressive, for me.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We both loved the Cathedral. What an amazing place! Awesome to see and such a special space and place

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dannykwok
13 November 2017|
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Response from sbj3 | Reviewed this property |
No, there are no fees, although donations are gratefully accepted as it is estimated that it will cost over $100million to restore the original stone cathedral.
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