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St Patrick's Cathedral

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Address: 3 Lyons St S, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Beautiful Cathedral

A lovely building well worth visiting when you are in Ballarat. Ballarat has many lovely churches as well.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Sydney, Australia
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit this beautiful church while attending the Holy Thursday Mass Nice church but if you do attend the mass. Please avoid sitting at side as you would not be able to see the priest

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Thank SolidDynamics
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely building well worth visiting when you are in Ballarat. Ballarat has many lovely churches as well.

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Thank mickkershaw
Melbourne
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Quiet for contemplation and prayer. Impressive architecture and features. In centre of town. Plenty of car spaces.

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Thank Kay C
Leeds, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Beautiful cathedral in the centre of the city. Stained glass is truly stunning and the quiet atmosphere restful.

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Thank trencherman_10
Daylesford, Australia
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460 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 971 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

It lacked information. It lacked good lighting. It felt soulless and uninspiring. No candles, no precious sanctuary, no warm greeting - this was a very sad experience!

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Ballarat, Australia
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The cathedral is probably the mist impressive church in Ballarat although it has plenty of competition

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Thank John W
Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016

The building is amazing, as good and if not better than some others I have looked at in my travels. How the trades could create such beauty with the tools available to them at the time, is simply amazing. As an Atheist I envy the buildings available to christians, maybe we should build a building for us? then what would... More 

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Thank Eric J
Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

St Patrick's Cathedral is a simple and beautiful cathedral. Didn't expect that from the outside. There is a gentle atmosphere and we appreciated its simplicity and its character. Hard to explain. See for yourself...

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Thank Remy88
Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

St Patrick's Cathedral is situated in the centre of this beautiful city on the magnificent tree lined Sturt Street. The architecture is predominately Gothic and has been carefully and lovingly maintained over the years. In a time when many of our beautiful churches are being sold off it is reassuring to still have these magnificent heritage buildings in our city.... More 

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Thank christinarosina
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

A beautiful cathedral with a lovely atmosphere that can only be obtained by lots of prayer. Worthwhile visiting.

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