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Welcome to St. Paul's Cathedral, at the very heart of Dunedin City. A welcoming, vibrant community coming together to share the Word of God. The Cathedral Church of St Paul occupies a site in the heart of The Octagon near the Dunedin Town Hall and...more
228 Stuart St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-477 2336
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely cathedral with stunning architectural detail. Dunedin is very fortunate to have so many beautiful buildings!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful building. Shame that the cross above the altar looked like a pharmacy sign. However, the altar cloth was stunning and worth visiting just to see that.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved St. Pauls. We were warmly welcomed by one of the celebrants and the walls and stained glass reminded me so much of churches of my youth. We were also amazingly fortunate to catch the rehearsal of the organ, a magnificent instrument that, if...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cathedral is a beautiful old building and the colour of the stone really makes it stand out. From the Octagon it is impossible to miss this outstanding structure.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Graham J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sitting right on the Octagon this gothic cathedral is open to the public. Take note of the Oamaru stone vault complete with pillars 65 feet high

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank KatielouAustralia
Reviewed 2 October 2018

From the outside looks quite an impressive architecture (European gothic style) and from the inside you acquire a sense of peace and relax.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank paherranz
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Dunedin is a very historical town with beautiful old buildings especially this church, if you like architecture or not it’s a must see

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This is a lovely Anglican Cathedral set in the central Octagon of Dunedin, right next to the Town Hall. It comprises two parts: an older building, about 100 years old which is ornate and decorated, and a newer apse built in 1971 which is plain...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We had a chance to visit St. Paul’s Church while waiting for our shuttle back to Port Chalmers. The location is right on the Octagon. The climb to the entrance from the street level might be steep for others. Once inside, the church is simple...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank GreenThumb331
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

They seem to have an open door policy unlike some of the other churches. There is a donation if you can. The building is easily accessable from the Octagon. Although if you go up Stewart street you can get in with no steps for disabled...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 422iana
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