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Having spent time in the area on and off for years, I had never listened to those who said take a... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
Port Coquitlam, Canada
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The painting inside this church is amazing. I have seen many churches in Europe and the here... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Bega, Australia
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Corner Main and Pyke Sts, Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 5152 2942
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Having spent time in the area on and off for years, I had never listened to those who said take a look at he inside of this church. Finally did and it is truly spectacular. The walls and ceilings for painted in the 1930s and...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

The painting inside this church is amazing. I have seen many churches in Europe and the here painting rivals most I have seen there (though they don't have the sculptures, just a few). Definitely worth stopping and viewing (I have been through Bainsdale 100s of...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

The church is quite amazing to see with its painted ceilings and walls. Haven't seen the likes of this since my trip to europe. Well worth a visit

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

St Mary's Church is a must visit landmark which should be on every visitors agenda. The scope of the internal painting is as impressive as some of the great churches of Europe and it is not uncommon to hear a gasp from first time visitors...More

Thank Len W
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Amazing Church ceiling and wall paintings along with outstanding stained glass windows and rose. Always local on hand to give you the church history

Thank Ken E
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Not the kind of thing you'd expect to see in Bairnsdale. Intricate paintings over the walls and ceilings and at the front plenty of naked sinners descending into a fiery hell while circled by cherubs with oddly old looking faces - perhaps shepherding sinners does...More

Thank Dellick
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

To have an opportunity to see work of this calibre in Australia well worth a donation to see & a visit. Plenty of parking on main road. Tourist Info centre right next door & loads of coffee opportunities. The work is like bring back in...More

Thank GJ C
Reviewed 6 October 2017

A very surprising church in a country Victorian town and well worth a look. I don't want to spoil the surprise that awaits you.

Thank blondered
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The church is right next to the visitor centre so a great place to stop and stretch the legs. The paintings (Frescoes) on the inside are quite exquisite. Highly recommended for older travellers passing through.

Thank justinthebyrner
Reviewed 2 October 2017

What an amazing ceiling in this church. The tour offered by a gentleman and his wife was delightful and inspiring and the many stories brought the whole place to life. The tours are offered 10am to 3pm Mon - Friday and are heartily recommended. Without...More

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