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Christ Church Cathedral

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Address: 690 Burrard St. | (At Georgia St.), Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2L1, Canada
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Sun 08:00 - 09:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
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This gothic-style cathedral has 29 beautiful stained glass windows.

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Very beautiful building

We did a carol sing here on Christmas eve and the church was so pretty inside and out. The acoustics in the sanctuary are amazing. It is also a very inclusive church and most... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 December 2016
Emily02020
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We did a carol sing here on Christmas eve and the church was so pretty inside and out. The acoustics in the sanctuary are amazing. It is also a very inclusive church and most bathrooms in the building are gender neutral.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I'm sure it's nice on the inside, but I only got to see the outside. Because it's CLOSED ON WEEKENDS! So if you're planning on visiting, remember that! There's not much to look at on the outside. Really disappointing :-(

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Actually attended a service in this beautiful church. Not only is the interior eclectic in design but so is the liturgy and heavenly music by the choir and organ. The new spire at the back of the cathedral is modern in design with beautiful stained glass and when the bells toll they are wonderful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Just a few more weeks of scaffolding and you'll be able to see a very impressive cathedral with nice outside grounds and a great stained-glass interior. Had a friendly volunteer to give us as much info as we needed (we're not big church tourists). Worth a wuick stop in!

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I visited on a Saturday and was told it was closed. Only open Mon-Fri. They boast on their website of their Open House policy and inclusivity. I didn't see any sign of it. Not very Christian.

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Thank Grace R
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Whilst on a coach traveling to Capilano Suspension Bridge the informative driver, as part of her narrative, recommended a visit to the Cathedral in part to see the beautiful interior. The building is undergoing a major renovation and we had walked by already on numerous occasions without stopping to look inside. Big mistake - the inside is spectacular, particularly the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Currently undergoing renovation to put in a bell tower consisting of 4 bells - the smallest can be seen inside. This once was the tallest building in Vancouver - a long time ago and it has been preserved well, some photos of what it used to look like can be found inside. There are tours if you like, but I... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Not religious, just like churches as a type of architecture. It was partially under renovation during my visit. The part you could see was very nice.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely inside, pity the outside was under renovation. It's not overly big but the roof is old cedar and just beautiful!

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We noticed that the doors were opened and wanted to see the church interior. A congregation member came over to us and offered to give us a short history of the church and an explanation of the "Raise the Roof" campaign for a belfry and bells. A local also explained how she had made a "square" for a textile installation... More 

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