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St. Patrick's Cathedral

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1 Cathedral Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
+61 3 9662 2233
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1 Cathedral Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
+61 3 9662 2233
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Well worth being guided around the interior to get a sense of history. Also attend a service of worship to hear excellent choral music and choir.

Thank heatherkE4736WX
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful church that deserves a visit. The ladies answering questions were knowledgeable and charming. They do charge $5 for a photo permit but the payments help to maintain the church.

Thank fbdtraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building is a fantastic and beautiful church. If there is a service going on you are not allowed to get in

Thank Ernanim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our recent stay in Melbourne, we were at the Melbourne Park Hyatt, which sits on the corners of Parliament Place and Cathedral Place. When my wife asked the concierge about Roman Catholic services near-by the hotel, the response was “I’m not sure, but I...More

Thank The_Loup_Garou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being the tallest and largest cathedral in Australia, it's simply amazing and stunning! When the sun shines on the glasses, there will be a warm light inside the cathedral. You can light up candles and of course some donations. It's peaceful and definitely worth the...More

Thank PinkyJane88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The architecture of this church is stunning. During our visit they were having a city wide event welcoming people into several building around Melbourne. We happily visited St. Patrick's and were impressed with it's architectural beauty. Visitors wishing to take images should be aware that...More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went during lunch and the place is so peaceful and serene. It is lovely to just go and sit on the aisle and absorb the atmosphere. The peacefulness is a great contrast to the hustle and bustle outside and it helped me to calm...More

1  Thank Doris A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Church has the WOW Factor for sure. I cannot believe how absolutely beautiful it is inside, I never wanted to leave, as I was in Awe of all the Architecture.

Thank Munkee P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beautiful cathedral is within walking distance from cbd of Melbourne and just a little out of the free tram zone. We were very lucky to witness the inside of the cathedral being lit up with warm light as the sun shone through the tinted...More

Thank jessicaz178
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

St. Paul's Cathedral is a huge building located at the intersection of Swanston Street and Flinders Street. By foot, it is just 5 minutes away from City Hall. The current building was completed in 1891, with integrating the ideas of two designers- William Butterfield and...More

Thank BettyandLingShing
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17 April 2017|
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Response from Jill H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can enter when there are no services. It would be best to contact the Cathedral to ask opening hours.
Michelle K
4 April 2017|
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Response from maitaimike2015 | Reviewed this property |
Michelle K. I did not hear any bells midweek during my visit, but other reviewers indicate they are rung to call parishioners to Mass, and for special occasions (weddings). P.S. do not miss Cook's Cottage... More
Lee B
6 March 2015|
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Response from RJC31 | Reviewed this property |
Lee, As a visitor and not a Melbourne-ite I think you would be best to use Public Transport or leave vehicle at Hotel.