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St Johns Anglican Cathedral

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Church St, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
+61 2 9891 0700
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Nice Facade, but you have to imagine it's interior

Another typical church, with its doors barred to the public. A lovely facade and architecture, but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Emmanuel N
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Sydney, Australia
Helps remember history & the present

Records from this church dates back from 1789 - how amazing! It's good to see that whilst it... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Manickjg
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The site of the oldest continuous Christian services in NSW. Towers date from 1815, convict built. body of church 1850's. First church of Rev Samuel Marsden. Open every week day from 10 am to 2pm with guides in attendance. Also all day sunday for services
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“old church” (3 reviews)
“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
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Church St, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
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+61 2 9891 0700
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another typical church, with its doors barred to the public. A lovely facade and architecture, but that is all one can say about this church, since it is all locked and forbidding. How can only get to know the faith if such a wonderful location...More

Thank Emmanuel N
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Records from this church dates back from 1789 - how amazing! It's good to see that whilst it started off for the people of the new colony hundreds of years ago, it still continues to function today as a vibrant church eager to spread the...More

Thank Manickjg
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Dragged here by my history yearning wife and found the volunteers informative and knowledgeable. Although a traditional early 19C church its historical significance cannot be undervalued.

Thank Brookyswanhill
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Well worth a visit. The volunteers were so helpful in explaining the main features of this old church and very welcoming. A place to rest and reflect in the midst of so much activity.

Thank Sitges74
Reviewed 21 January 2017

What a beautiful outing to the oldest continually operating place of worship in Australia. The St Johns Anglican Cathedral is built on the original site of a slab hut used and dedicated by the Reverend Samuel Marsden of Australian colonial history. Apparently in 1790 Governor...More

Thank Wills70
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Built in 1802, this cathedral takes pride of place in Centenary Square. Remarkable yet restrained, this provides great insight into the history of the area.

Thank Liam C
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Beautiful church with a lot of history, great guides that know it all, so many things to read and a lovely place to just ponder.

Thank sorbs85
Reviewed 4 May 2016

A lovely old church that represents some of the early history of European colonisation. Beautifully kept, and well explained by the the friendly volunteers. Well worth a visit.

Thank AvrilN21
Reviewed 25 April 2016

St Johns is an old church with some spectacular stained glass windows. Peaceful and beautiful and worth a visit. Park at the nearby Westfield mall.

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

One of the most beautiful church I have ever seen. Lighting in the night just makes the exterior look even more gorgeous. Must visit

Thank MohitHanda10
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