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St. Mary's Cathedral

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Address: St Mary's Road & Prince Albert Road, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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I visited this location which across the street from the Convict Barracks, which i guess is strategically placed near the barracks for solace for the prisoners. The stain glass... read more

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful cathedral with wonderful inside lighting. Not at big as other famous cathedrals but still a nice place of worship.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I visited this location which across the street from the Convict Barracks, which i guess is strategically placed near the barracks for solace for the prisoners. The stain glass inside the cathedral is beautiful. This is a must visit as well.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fell in love with the Cathedral the moment I saw it. Be it from the exterior or inside the church, this Cathedral is iconic and should be one of the places you must consider visiting. Masses are on everyday too. Easily accessible by train. Take to St.James' Station on T2 Line.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

St Mary's is a beautiful cathedral rich in history and art regardless of your religious affiliation. Being Catholic, it was an even better experience to enjoy mass in the audience of the Archbishop on the day he initiated his new choirists for the upcoming year. The beautiful homily and music made it a truly awesome experience.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A quiet oasis in the middle of a busy city. Lots of history in the crypt. Would liked to have some background organ music, Gregorian or Cathedral choir to complete the awesomeness of the place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Even if you are not a religious person this place is a must see in town. The architecture is gorgeous in and outside. The 1st day I went, on a saturday afternoon, had the chance to see the end of a wedding ceremony and heard the most beautifull bells ever. The choir before the mess gave me chills.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It one of the most beutiful buldings in Sydney... it is situated close to Hyde park and it is so huge you cannot miss it... i highly recommend to go inside...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were surprised to come upon this lovely Cathedral in the middle of a bustling city. It is sited in a green oasis and very near the city, the botanical garden and the harbour. It's like an English Cathedral in Australia.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located at the border of Sydney City and the Domain parkland, the Cathedral was built in the early 1800s - the first church in Australia. Its glorious beauty and ease of accessibility attract people from around the world to hold their weddings here.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to St Mary's Cathedral to light a candle, a promise I had made and was enthralled with the beauty of the building. I had not visited for some times and had forgotten the beauty of the place. You can sit quietly or roam around admiring the many things inside, and learn about its history. A great place to... More 

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