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All reviews pipe organ stained glass beautiful organ bell tower gothic style light a candle self guided tour open to the public worth a visit downtown victoria choir concert acoustics architecture worship congregation labyrinth
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Reviewed 5 days ago

stop by and be amazed at this historic site in Victoria. They have some great concerts there. Just walking around the area is nice.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rwhitwell58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit if just to view the stained glass windows. Wander up the stairs at the back to get a good look at the big windows. There is also a very nice pipe organ which we were lucky enough to hear when we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rogerlodger
Reviewed 26 October 2018

I enjoy the subdued ambiance of this church. Adorned with retired Colours from local infantry regiments, it is a special place.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Slade L
Reviewed 21 October 2018

This was a really cool church t visit. I just love seeing the architechture of the old churches since they spend so much money building them and make them so elaborate.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank heffay33
Reviewed 17 October 2018

A most remarkable structure; apparently Winston Churchill, as a young man, helped in the construction! His initials are about 20 foot above the main entrance on the wall to your left as you face the building! A wonderful organ that I look forward to playing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lenrhodesmusic
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Imposing cathedral, very different in style from other churches in the city. Go upstairs to view the beautiful stained glass windows. Lots of historic elements such as old regimental flags. Staff there very friendly and more than willing to chat and tell you about the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LoneBrit
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Very pretty stained glass. Beautiful building. Helpful lady as we entered gave us a map and chatted to us about the place. You can light a candle and make a donation.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank babychimp
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This cathedral isn’t as old as the cathedrals in europe, built in 1929, but t’s very beautiful. An interesting side note, the rock was quarried from Butchart Gardens.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bsatre
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Whether you would dub yourself spiritual or not, this is worth a visit. Looking for a place for quiet contemplation, there is a spot here for you to get out of the din of the city. It is easy to walk by, take a moment...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Darren S
Reviewed 25 August 2018

I've spent hours here while visiting Victoria, and I'm not even Christian! What an awesome beautiful piece of architecture, great art and stained glass windows, and fabulous summer music programs, both indoors and out. thank you. They even invite artists to come inside and sketch...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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rebecca702016
19 April 2016|
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Response from Gord B | Reviewed this property |
I agree that it is better to enjoy the church by viewing it without looking across the way yet the inside has not changed. While the tent city seems abhorrent, it is a statement of how the wealth of a nation is in the hands... More
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Linda D
17 March 2016|
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Response from Nick W | Reviewed this property |
There is no cost for admission and you can donate if you wish. It is heated and is open I think from around 0830 to 1800 at night so most of the day(may need to check times for closing).
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Linda D
17 March 2016|
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Response from Jaypea_5 | Reviewed this property |
There is no admission rate. There are tours of the bell tower...really worthwhile. You can just wander in and around the cathedral any day....I am not sure of the exact hours, sorry.
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