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Christ Church Cathedral

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Address: Church Hill, Nelson, New Zealand
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It's just nearby the city central, very easy to approach. The atmosphere in Church is quiet and holy, but it's pity that I missed the rehearsal when I arrived.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Yunlin, Taiwan
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's just nearby the city central, very easy to approach. The atmosphere in Church is quiet and holy, but it's pity that I missed the rehearsal when I arrived.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Located on a hill with commanding views of the area. The cathedral is impressive inside and out. well worth putting on your list of things to see.

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Thank WilliamRG2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The cathedral/church is worth a visit. It's not particularly extraordinary, but we enjoyed our visit and were lucky enough to visit it when an instrumental trio was practising for an evening performance. Lovely.

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Thank Jean T
Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying near the church and wandered through quite by chance, on our way to downtown. What a beautiful place...so quiet and serene. So nice to find a church that is actually open to the public.

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Thank Kathio
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Cathedral is unique . The back of it looks to me to be more modern but the front of the building more traditional . It's massive inside and quite beautiful .

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Thank Tracey J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After the neo-Gothic cathedral was severely damaged in the 2011 earthquake, the people were divided on whether to rebuild the old cathedral or build a new one. They are still debating it, but in 2013 decided to build a Transitional Cathedral using cardboard, local wood, and steel. It has a polished concrete floor and a polycarbonate roof, but has cardboard... More 

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Thank yank
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the helpful interpretation signage inside. Enjoyed reading the history publication and also the latest newsletter. It would be a great church to be part of.

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we entered the compact cathedral, the choir began their rehearsal. Very nice timing for us and so good that they keep the doors open for all of us to enjoy. We sat and listened and then quietly looked around admiring the modern stained glass windows and noticing a plaque commemorating the heroism of the people of Britain during the... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You are struck by the beauty of the stained glass up against the relative austerity of the grey internal stonework. The building and the surrounding grounds are immaculate. Inside there are interesting memorial plaques to past New Zealanders. Very interesting.

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Dunfermline
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a walk round ad in this beautiful church. Always love visiting churches when away and if interested in these, it is definitely worth a visit.

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