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St Mary's Catholic Church

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Corner Main and Pyke Sts, Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 5152 2942
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BEAUTIFUL tranquil peaceful

Kids loved the lead light windows. small quaint. nice place to check out. Lets pray for world peace.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
abcdefghi2016
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Melbourne, Australia
Magnificant Murals on the ceiling

Very beautiful and wonderful work of art, a replica of Cisten Chapel in the Vatican. Not to be... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
samueld350
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Frankston, VIC, Australia
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Corner Main and Pyke Sts, Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
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"the stained glass windows"
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"country town"
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"worth a visit"
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"beautiful paintings"
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"italian artist"
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"restoration work"
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"last century"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kids loved the lead light windows. small quaint. nice place to check out. Lets pray for world peace.

Thank abcdefghi2016
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Very beautiful and wonderful work of art, a replica of Cisten Chapel in the Vatican. Not to be missed on your next trip

Thank samueld350
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

What an amazing church.Just like any town you drive through and see a church make a comment and keep driving. This time we went to the information centre which is next door to the church. We noticed that they had an area selling some beautiful...More

Thank Robyn P
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Visited here with friends and walked into and through the large doors to this amazing Church wonderful ceiling and stained glass Windows many stories have been told here in the paintings of the ceiling and walls

Thank Kaye L
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Didn't know about this beautiful church, but spotted an open door (unusual these days), so went in. It doesn't matter what your beliefs are, this place is awe inspiring. The artwork is wonderful. We just walked around and then sat looking at it. Thoroughly recommend...More

Thank Judy F
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The Bairnsdale Catholic Church is magnificent for what it is. Anyone would be impressed by the inside of the church. Its a sight to behold even if you aren’t into the whole religion deal.

Thank Ditalen L
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

This church in Bairnsdale is right next to the visitor information centre at 240 Main Street It began in 1913 replacing an earlier brick church of 1883. Francesco Floreani an Italian painter spent seven years from 1931 to 1938 painted the church and he was...More

Thank Peter M
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

This Church has a ceiling that reminds me of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel, however not with quite the same degree of Artistry. The vertical Fresco, when you look at it and the guide explains it, depicts some of the local people from the time it was...More

Thank toucanlil
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

What a great place. Nick was full of knowledge and talked us through the paintings. It’s an interesting place pop in for a look!

1  Thank Kirstie A
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

The entire ceiling and walls of this church are beautifully painted in an Italian Renaissance style, like a miniature Sistine Chapel. Upon entering the church, we were greeted by a volunteer who gave us an extremely thorough (and free!) guided tour. The painter of the...More

Thank Emily H
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