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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 2 days ago via mobile

Nice day to go and pray to the lord .a must tourism attraction. It does not matter if you are christian or not just to take a picture is well worth it

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brian G
Reviewed 4 days ago

St. Mary's is a pleasant spot to sit and look around for a break during the day. It's a beautiful European-style cathedral in the center of Sydney. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 6 days ago

St.Mary’s Cathedral is a 10 min walk from circular quay 20 min from the rocks or Darling harbour. Beautiful stained glass windows a large and welcoming Cathedral Well worth a visit and close to a beautiful park area lots of coffee shops. Ideal for a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Keith M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I often visit this very big cathedral and a must to see when visiting Sydney and the services are rather special to behold. The architecture and stained glass windows and atmosphere are all very special.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kerrie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our visit to the Cathedral while visiting Sydney. Beautiful architecture. We also participated in a service while visiting. Very accommodating services on a Sunday.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dee621
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the main big cathedral in Sydney with a lovely interior and setting. We were there during Christmas build up and they had a super light show and carols in the area in front of the Church. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 369heather
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw the Cathedral illuminations on Christmas Eve. So glad we made time to see them as they were magicial

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nora14
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by to see the building and was lucky enough to catch a mass. The building is breathtaking inside and out. It's really worth a look if you're in the area. Be mindful, the church does ask folks to not move about during the services....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank DudeWithGlasses
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been into some of the most beautiful cathedrals in the world and St. Mary's is just as beautiful. Stunning lead light windows, beautiful architecture and that ambience that can only be found in a Cathedral. So very beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kerry_Marsh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a Catholic Cathedral which dominates the area. It was rebuilt in 1865 after the great fire. Twin spires were added in 2000 to complete Wardell's vision for the Cathedral.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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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