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Christ Church Cathedral

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Church Hill, Nelson, New Zealand
+64 3-548 1008
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Lovely peaceful historical cathedral

Have a wander through this lovely building. Lots to read and absorb. We dropped in when they were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
amoroz65
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London, United Kingdom
Amazing

The inside of this Cathedral is breathtaking. The stained glass windows are amazing, there is so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SueSteveYoung
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Church Hill, Nelson, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have a wander through this lovely building. Lots to read and absorb. We dropped in when they were rehearsing the choir, superb.

Thank amoroz65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The inside of this Cathedral is breathtaking. The stained glass windows are amazing, there is so much history and things to look at. Well worth a visit.

Thank SueSteveYoung
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't be put off by the exterior. The ugly bell tower does the Cathedral no favours. Walk around to the "Front" and things get better. Inside even more so. It is light and airy and interesting

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The cathedral is at the end of the main street and easy walking distance from the centre of town. It is beautiful and worth spending some time there.

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

A lovely building looking over the CBD. A short stroll on a warm afternoon up the welcoming stairs. Inside is absolutely beautiful and it had the feeling of quiet, calm and serenity just as churches have. The stained glass windows were striking as they captured...More

Thank DondeaB
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This Cathedral is set in lovely grounds and you can enjoy the walking the labyrinth inside at the back left hand side for a quiet reflective moment, and burn a candle at the prayer alter

Thank MarcianoNelson
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely to be able to walk up the road to the beautiful Christ Church Cathedral in Nelson. What beautiful stained glass windows!

Thank Nerida A
Reviewed 18 April 2017

A good workout hiking up to this lovely old cathedral in a delightful hilltop garden setting. Begun in 1925 & completed in 1965! A few planning issues & a world war along the way! Always, in a busy travel itinerary, a space of calm is...More

Thank hikeforcalm2
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This is a beautiful church, the interior is stunning as is the stained glass windows. There are quite a few steps to climb but worth the effort.

Thank HampshireTrekker
Reviewed 9 April 2017

You can either drive up to the Cathedral, walk up the main steps from the end of Trafalgar street or walk up by some of the lovely pathways. There is a huge organ in the church and some lovely stain glass windows. Very peaceful inside....More

Thank owlesey
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