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St. Patrick's Cathedral

1 Cathedral Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
+61 3 9662 2233
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1 Cathedral Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
+61 3 9662 2233
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived just in time for Saturday evening mass and the late afternoon light was streaming in the stained glass windows. It's also worth spending time in the grounds of the church because the gardens are a delight.

Thank Shelley J
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Melbourne, visiting the Catholic St Patrick's Cathedral is a must. The magnificent architecture, the sheer size of the building and the intrinsic works is sue to impress those who appreciate architecture, Once inside, the silence and the tranquility will give you...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to St. Patrick's with a friend to tour the grounds (I am a big fan of architecture and architectural photography), and I was amazed by the sheer size and beautiful detail of the church building. The numerous statues on the grounds, which depict...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here on a Sunday for mass, and the Bishop ended up saying mass that day. The cathedral is a lovely old building, you really feel like you are attending mass in churches like this. They had a choir that was very good. It's...More

Thank MnRosie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are catholic so love going to mass in these magnificent temples. Every capital has one of these and they are worth seeing.

Thank Stanthorpe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St. Patrick's Cathedral is one of Melbourne's most impressive churches. It was build in 1848 by the Augustinian fair James Gold who became the first Bishop of Melbourne.The outside is lovely with dramatic architecture, waterfall steps, and lovely gardens. On the inside there are absolutely...More

Thank Judi L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Cathedral via the hop-in hop-off bus. This is one of the stops. A very beautiful Catholic Church. It has a waterfall steps at the garden side, a nice feature which is very soothing. We went at around 4:45 pm just enough...More

Thank Miles527
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Built around 1848 by the Augustinian frair James Goold, who became the first Bishop of Melbourne, the Cathedral boasts of an east-west axis. It has beautiful stained glass windows, wide aisles and a sanctuary with around seven chapels. It is the tallest and over all...More

1  Thank apintolobo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the feel of beautiful old buildings soaked with history...and the stained windows - gorgeous! I visited St. Patrick's with memories of Heathcliff and Cathy fresh in my mind.

Thank Alison R A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Melbourne is a wonderful city and unless you have a thing for cathedrals, this one is not worth your time. However, it is very conveniently located and if you are in the area it only takes a minute to step inside and have a look...More

Thank Floyd C
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17 April 2017|
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Response from Jill H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can enter when there are no services. It would be best to contact the Cathedral to ask opening hours.
Michelle K
3 April 2017|
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Response from maitaimike2015 | Reviewed this property |
Michelle K. I did not hear any bells midweek during my visit, but other reviewers indicate they are rung to call parishioners to Mass, and for special occasions (weddings). P.S. do not miss Cook's Cottage... More
Lee B
6 March 2015|
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Response from RJC31 | Reviewed this property |
Lee, As a visitor and not a Melbourne-ite I think you would be best to use Public Transport or leave vehicle at Hotel.