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Christ Church Cathedral

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Address: 52 Church St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Calming lovely Cathedral

This cathedral is beautiful. Definetely worth a visit. There's a real peace and charm about it. A haven for the weary.

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

This cathedral is beautiful. Definetely worth a visit. There's a real peace and charm about it. A haven for the weary.

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very interesting and historic place. The Cathedral is inspiring and imposing. Such a magnificent building with incredible grounds and views and a peaceful park. I've only ascended to the top of the tower once. I hope they open it again soon; it was a real feat with some narrow twisty areas, but such a rewarding view.

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Thank David W
Maitland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A very interesting building. Holds many artifices with lovely stories behind them. Many events besides church services. Eg flower shows, concerts plus civic events are held here. A showpiece for Newcadtle beautifully positioned overlooking the city.

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Thank rosaleawalter
Penrith, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Just stop, and walk around this impressive old cathedral. Admire the work that went in to its construction, so many years ago.

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Thank Chris B
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited the cathedral on a slow Monday morning. We were the only visitors at the time and were welcomed in to see around. The cathedral has an interesting history, but the tower is currently under restoration so we were unable to see the view from the top, which I'm sure would be truely amazing. After the... More 

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Thank SpiritAu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Newcastle's (Anglican) Christ Church Cathedral is one of two cathedral's in this city.The other is the (Catholic) Sacred Heart Cathedral, located in the CBD's west end. Christ Church Cathedral is the older & more visible, situated on a hill in the historic eastern area of Newcastle's CBD. It has a commanding yet majestic visual presence. This Cathedral took over 95... More 

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Thank Ross G
Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

The church itself is an amazing piece of architecture. Beautiful inside and out. There is also a really old small graveyard in the grounds, and the view from the hill of the harbour is awesome. I often go up there and use the garden to eat my lunch and look at the amazing view. its a little bit of serenity... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Attended a wedding here and was very nice. The best location with great views of the city. Worth the time to drop in and have a look.

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Thank AustraliaOwen
Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

The receptionist was very friendly and full of information. The interior of the church was very interesting.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The cemetery closed in 1881, and even though my great grandmother was buried there, she was not recorded on any lists. The information guide was most helpful in having a look through the files for me. 3300 buried, but not many have been preserved. A long walk up from the street behind reveals names engraved on the many steps. How... More 

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