Churches & Cathedrals in Adelaide

Churches & Cathedrals in Adelaide, Australia

Churches & Cathedrals in Adelaide

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  • Karen M
    Brisbane Region, Australia43 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was a wonderful experience and magnificent architecture . Our volunteer guide Bill was friendly, informative and had a devilish smile.
    Written 18 November 2023
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  • CJ W
    Adelaide, Australia129 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Living next door, we attended a special Christmas service where the story of Christmas was creatively told through the animals of the Nativity. Outstanding. Well done. Building is also the first and oldest church in Adelaide.
    Written 30 April 2020
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  • Dan L
    Bunbury, Australia7,596 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Closed in the afternoon on New Years Day, like others nearby, we had to be satisfied with exterior views. The building dates to 1857 when it opened as the Stow Congregational Church. The design is early English Gotic and the quality of stonework aptly displays the remarkable skills of the masons. The front porch and windows above are particularly impressive; four arches supported on pillars and decorated with white stone carvings of grain, fruit and small animals. I consider the arched window above with its stone mullions and lattice work to be even more impressive. The construction is from bluestone and limestone.
    In 1969 the congregation was joined by that of Pirie Street Methodist Church and was renamed Union Church and in 1977 was again renamed as the Pilgrim Uniting Church.
    Written 21 January 2020
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  • Peter M
    Melbourne, Australia1,301 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Trip Advisor has this listed as Scots Presbyterian Church Adelaide but it is the Uniting Church and the Former Scots Presbyterian Church Adelaide. It was opened on July 6 1851 as Chalmers Church, named after the Rev Dr Thomas Chalmers who established the Free Church of Scotland,. It is a State Heritage Place.
    and building a church there. The foundation stone for the new church was laid on the 8th of September 1850, six months after the Rev Gardner’s arrival.
    In 1929 the Flinders Street Presbyterian Church and Chalmers Church amalgamated under the new name of “Scots Church”.
    Written 3 April 2022
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  • Dan L
    Bunbury, Australia7,596 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    New Years Day. Closed. After a brief look and couple of photos we headed to Victoria square. It is a nice building, quality masonry work, main entry fronted by three Gothic style arches supported by columns, circular window above with stone lattice and mullions. Materials used are bluestone and sandstone.
    Written 21 January 2020
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  • Peter M
    Melbourne, Australia1,301 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It was built between 1871-1872 and the first church was in Waymouth Street in 1860. With the Baptist an Uniting Churches also on Flinders Street it is one of the three heritage churches in Flinders Street Adelaide
    Written 26 September 2023
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  • investigator2
    Reynella, Australia877 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Married in this church 50 years ago I suppose it looks a little worse for wear but don’t we all
    Glad to see it is still there as a place of worship
    Written 16 January 2020
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  • Bina H
    1 contribution
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice church but when I tried to park to attend a service I was abused buy a woman who said you can’t park here. Apparently I was early but you would think a worshipper would be welcomed into the church to pray before the service. I have been visiting for over 10 years but probably won’t go back.
    Written 23 October 2023
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  • Blanchard
    St Lucia102 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful and gracious - the Church building is heritage listed - built about 1871-2 in the Venetian style. Interior: note the sloping floor, stained glass windows, ceiling, pipe organ and use of timber. There is clearly a great tradition here and pride from the local congregation. The British Baptist Hymnal is still used - wow - no PowerPoint! So a Choral-singing aspect...A grand building. Exterior: note the Manse next door - now a restaurant - income for the local congregation. This is just one of the architectural gems in North Adelaide.
    Written 2 April 2017
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  • Tandanya22
    Adelaide, Australia36 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    St Mary Magdalene's is out of the way, but well worth a visit to see the exquisite and delicate beauty of this little church. Founded in 1886, the parish is Anglo-Catholic, meaning that during services there are robes, incense, candles and beautiful music from the small choir. The people are welcoming, and more than happy to tell you about the features of the building. Accessibility: the church and hall are both wheelchair accessible, and there is an accessible toilet in the hall.
    Written 20 September 2021
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  • Peter M
    Melbourne, Australia1,301 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I missed the morning service as got to Adelaide too late but went to the 5-00pm Bible study and had many cheese and meat sandwiches and coffee and were with very nice people. The church is only 25 years and opened on July 25, 1998, by Commission Norman Howe
    Written 27 September 2023
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  • Peter M
    Melbourne, Australia1,301 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Maughan Church was named after Rev. James Maughan (October 1826 – 8 March 1871). This Church was built by New Connexion Church minister James Maughan in 1863.The new church was built in 1965 and still called the Maughan church, but of the Methodist church. Sadly, it was demolished in 2016 and now a 20 storied building for the Uniting Church Communities.
    Written 26 September 2023
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