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Beautiful Gothic Church

Enjoyed mass. Interior is beautiful with many stained glass windows. Exterior is very striking against the sky.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Heaven
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed mass. Interior is beautiful with many stained glass windows. Exterior is very striking against the sky.

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very dark interior and not a lot to see. New organ but unable to arrange to play it. Maybe better at a service.

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Thank John W
Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I have been coming here for years. I like to just sit and take it all in. A special place for me. Beautiful Gothic architecture and lead light windows. Pictures and statues are awesome.

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Thank pepperberry
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I was it to be as good as St.Mary's Cathedral in Sydney but not so. I was a little darker in décor. The priest must have been having a bad day, service not up to scratch. Hated the singing.

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Thank anget311
Adelaide, Australia
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73 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

St. Francis Xavier's Cathedral (Roman Catholic) is situated on Wakefield Street, Adelaide and King William Street, Adelaide opposite Victoria Square.. The foundation stone for the Cathedral was laid in 1858. The "Tower" construction began in 1887, and is 36 m high, 56.5m long and 29.5 m in the horizontal direction. The architecture is :Gothic Revival" in a English style. The... More 

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Thank donpuck
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Her Gothic stonework is clean & beautiful. She is an imposing figure on the eastern landscape from Victoria Square, the centre of the City of Adelaide. When Her bells peal they advise tht compassion is needed to sooth a tragic event in the the world. Daily i view her beauty in the midday sun whilst eating lunch. Wonderful !

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Thank Carolyne S
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

In the heart of Adelaide City just off Victoria Square this Catholic cathedral is quite traditional in its presentation. The stained glass windows are of interest and the statue of St Patrick reminds one of the Irish influence behind its establishment. The calm, subdued interior invites opportunity for prayer. A new organ has been installed and this will enable opportunity... More 

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Thank BelairTraveller
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Being a catholic I occasionally visit this beautiful cathedral to talk to God and ask for help in some difficult situation or just say thanks for some help i have received. It is a place of peace and quiet away from the bustle of everyday lfe. To place a lighted candle at the foot of the altar in remembrance of... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We dont come often to Adelaide- but always visit a church some place. We are not bound to any religion, but still go in. Why? The bustle of the streets you walk, the tourist sides we visit , the crowded shopping malls, all that is part of a holiday - a trip to a place you have been already or... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

This is a church built in stages over many years but looking as if completed many years ago. The tower was only finished in 1996 when the cathedral was dedicated. There are copies of original architectural drawings in the foyer showing changes to original plans. Certainly a peaceful sanctuary from the traffic and pedestrians outside.

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