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