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All reviews heritage centre bell hill stained glass windows wooden interior large organ beautiful inside robert burns early settlers worth a visit take photos spire architecture congregation otago history scaffolding gothic
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This neo-gothic splendour opened in 1873 is regarded as a significant landmark in Dunedin. It sits atop a flattened hill overlooking the city.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KatielouAustralia
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Situated in the centre of Dunedin, this wonderful architecturally designed church is worthy or a visit, admire the internal stained glass windows and hit wooden ceilings. Set in beautifully well kept gardens this church is worthy of a visit. Take the time to check out...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 58jnapper
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Looks very good outside as in european style but I have expected more inside. The area were the churck is placed is very good for a view over the area

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kmittag
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

It's a church. Very ornate. Certainly worth it. It's a heritage listed building, for obvious reasons.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 17 October 2018

nice church. i was't expected the church interior is not wide or large at its seems by the looking from the outside. it would be good if can have more information on the church history for the visitor. All else, this is good place for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lawc22
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This very impressive church is close to the central Octagon. It has a very high 60 metre tower, and is set in a broad lawned space. It is cruciform in shape, but with a very wide nave, and an extensive gallery above. It has Presbyterian...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We visited this church and wanted to go to the Heritage Centre. The sign said that it closed at 2.30-pm. We arrived at 2.10pm and the lights were off and the door locked. We saw someone inside, knocked on the door, but they ignored us...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

As well as being a beautiful church, it has the most interesting archives. You can spend hours just looking through the albums.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank alexaellen
Reviewed 14 July 2018

When I visited this church in June it was under renovation. So the exterior was not good for photos. I went inside and there were good decorations including stained glasses. It is not far away from the city centre and visible from the train station...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

External restoration is still in progress here but once inside there's plenty to see. Attached to the church is a Heritage centre where a really friendly woman answered all my questions about the reclaiming of land in Dunedin and the levelling of Bell Hill. Historic...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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