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St. Mary's Cathedral

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St Mary's Road & Prince Albert Road, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9220 0400
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Reviewed 3 days ago

it's well worth a visit and easy to get to. lovely little shop inside and opposite a lovely park. great architecture.

Thank Seaside824457
Reviewed 4 days ago

The building is impressive for its architecture and stained glass but I was especially impressed with the services. There were many tourists who entered during Sunday Mass not wishing to worship, but hoping to have a look around. All were treated very respectfully by the...More

Thank Europelover2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got to the hotel early and my room was not ready. Most things were still closed but the churches, including this glorious cathedral were open. Out back was a beautiful Jacaranda tree in full bloom. Worth an early morning peek. They also have a building...More

Thank Scott077
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful church built in 1821. You can get gorgeous views of the Cathedral from Hyde Park at the Archibald Fountain at sunset. The bells can be heard afar and are amazing.

Thank Skootamattaken
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this holy place, attended service and we had our confession for Christmas, so impressed with church usher keepind order and peace at tha cathedral. We've blessed to be able to visit this remarkable gothic style cathedral.

Thank John G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

See this at christmas. There is an amazing laser show projected on the cathedral with music. Don't miss it!

Thank tailwindfarm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a lot of history, considering how old Sydney is, but it's beautiful and nice to admire. The Christmas lights make it a festive location to spend an evening.

Thank Nicolle Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw only the outside and there was scaffolding, as it was under some repairs but this is an absolutely spectacular building - you can see how is it built from sandstone and is a tribute to Australian construction.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St.Mary's Cathedral is a must see while in Sydney. Located close to Botanic Gardens. Attractive architecture inside and outside.

Thank 16traveller20162016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful icon in the heart of the CBD, if you can get inside, if nothing is on, just go and and sit down and look up, down and around. Beautiful Art and Architecture, beautifully serene. Perfect place for a wedding, for any Princess

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14 March 2018|
Response from wgalicaya | Reviewed this property |
You may either take a train or a bus. There are a number of train stations within walking distance to the Cathedral. The closest railway station is St James. 2 min walk from St James railway station 8 min walk from Martin... More
12 December 2016|
Response from mjdzt | Reviewed this property |
Free, though some people might leave a small donation, knowing that all churches accept donations. The Sunday tour is also free.
6 November 2015|
Response from eltmau |
Very few. Parking in Sydney city is not recommended; there are parking stations but they are expensive and clumsy. Go by train or bus - St James railway station is immediately adjacent to the cathedral (use the Queens Square... More