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Christ Church Cathedral

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Church Hill, Nelson, New Zealand
+64 3-548 1008
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A beautiful cathedral

The cathedral is at the end of the main street and easy walking distance from the centre of town... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
R B
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Koh Chang
An imposing building

A lovely building looking over the CBD. A short stroll on a warm afternoon up the welcoming stairs... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
DondeaB
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Helensvale, Australia
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Church Hill, Nelson, New Zealand
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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
Reviewed 7 April 2017

It is so sad to see this beautiful building in partial ruins. It is held together with a steel exoskeleton with a gaping hole in the roof and birds flying in and out. If you saw it pre-earthquake you will be amazed at the change....More

Thank George k
Reviewed 1 April 2017

A lot of steps to the cathedral but it is a spectacular building and worth a visit. We did it one evening and there were a surprising numbers of tourists around.

Thank filligirl
Reviewed 30 March 2017

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.

Thank shihyin1001
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