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Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool

Cathedral House Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5TQ, England
+44 151 709 9222
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A 15-minute walk from its Anglican counterpart along Hope Street, 1960s' "futurism" best describes the exterior of what's locally know as "Paddy's Wigwam." The huge interiors illuminated by natural light through the exquisite stained glass is worth the journey itself.
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Cathedral House Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5TQ, England
Central Liverpool
+44 151 709 9222
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This Cathedral is not Like any other I have Visited and is a Must visit Place no Matter what Religion Your from . Inside is very Modern and Peaceful . Its round in shape and has Beautiful stained Glass Windows . Its the Liverpool Catholic...More

Thank Gordon W
Reviewed 2 days ago

loved the pictures that my daughter and i took,the windows are fantastic,and i love the front of this building

Thank Marie J
Reviewed 4 days ago

o.m.g.! The ethereal quality of light in the cathedral overwhelmed me. What a beautiful place. I visited it twice during my short visit to Liverpool. The design has a unique arrangement in which seats are placed round the altar so that everyone is not too...More

Thank Agatha F
Reviewed 6 days ago

much more interesting than it looks from the outside...gorgeous stained glass windows and an amazing collection of modern art

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is very modern beautiful place, It's colourful. Its worth the visit. Its very peaceful as well.

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 1 week ago

It need not take much time but a visit to Liverpool is incomplete without visiting the Metropolitan Cathedral, other you are religious or not. It is so different from most Roman Catholic cathedrals and yet has all the elements which you would expect to find....More

Thank Mascot1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The action of sunlight on the interior of this cathedral has to be seen. The open layout of the area of worship is certainly different.

Thank lakegirl48
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot has been said about the Mersey Funnel so there is little need for elaboration. The years have not conferred upon the building any charm or beauty but, at least, the adjacent John Moore's University Building ensures that the Funnel is not the ugliest...More

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think this building is sublime. From its shape (like a giant wigwam) to the stunning stained glass windows all around and in the dome area. I just sat in one of the pews and absorbed in the atmosphere and colour of the place.

Thank grace m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were walking in Liverpool, when we saw this striking building. Turned out to be the Catholic Cathedral, and what a fabulously beautiful place it is. It is much more attractive inside than out, with gorgeous stained glass, beautiful tapestries and so many glorious features....More

1  Thank Jane L
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I would like to know how to go to the Metropolitan Cathedral from the hotel Hampton by Hilton Liverpool City Center, thanks.
14 August 2015|
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Response from Janet L | Reviewed this property |
Hotel has an easy to follow map. Interesting walk, take sbout 15 mins max.