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Cathedrale St Joseph de Noumea

3 rue Frederic Surleau, Noumea, Grand Terre 98845, New Caledonia
+687 27.91.73
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Quiet place for reflection

A good example of architecture for the era and a quiet cool space elevated views of the hectic city.

Reviewed 1 week ago
malynka2017
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Brisbane, Australia
Magnificent Cathedral

The top of the Cathedral can be seen from the city centre enticing curious travellers to seek it... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Adrienne F
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Napier, New Zealand
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3 rue Frederic Surleau, Noumea, Grand Terre 98845, New Caledonia
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"city centre"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A good example of architecture for the era and a quiet cool space elevated views of the hectic city.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

The top of the Cathedral can be seen from the city centre enticing curious travellers to seek it out. Well worth the 15 min stroll up there. Beautiful wooden detail and stained glass windows inside, I did however think it was in need of some...More

Thank Adrienne F
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We have been to Noumea a number of times now and not one of our favourite places to visit, especially if the ship arrives in a Monday and everywhere is closed. So, this time we walked up the street to St Jospehs Cathedral and it...More

Thank Denise M
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Take a bus to town and go see this beautiful cathedrale. History, how rested and peaceful was subtle. I am not reglious but I appreciated the history and its place in the city.

Thank Malina H
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Worth a quick stop. A rather young and curvy Joan of Arc outside. Lovely use of shells near the doors and some stained glass.

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

1890 Cathedrale. We didn't know much about what to see or do while in Noumea but we could see this amazing looking cathedrale up on the hillside and just started to head in that direction The stained glass windows and the statues inside and out...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Left the Morning Market and took Av Victoire east to Dr Guegan up to St Joseph’s Cathedral. Pamphlet available listing all the significant data pertaining to this church that was built in 1888-1890. The grand light was a gift of the nickel factory in 1892...More

Thank Ronald L
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

A beautiful church that shows the old beauty and charm. It was very serene inside and peaceful . Love it!

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Not to be missed to have time in prayer and light some candles everywhere walked it from Anse Vata which took us around 45 minutes, a really beautiful walk through Lemon bay and along the coast. I imagine only a ten min bus trip if...More

Thank Karen C
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Worth a visit to this lovely old cathedral...Grounds are well looked after, right in the centre of town, overlooking the waterfront.

Thank Ross M
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ray l
17 March 2018|
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Response from HAMACT | Reviewed this property |
We walked from the terminal where the bus from the ship left us but there were plenty of taxis available - also hoho type bus. As Karen said there is some uphill walking but it is not excessive. Local currency is available... More
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peterseaford
24 December 2015|
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Response from DeniseLock | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I don't know if the church will be open but I would imagine it will even if there are no services We walked there it was an easy walk and on the way we passed a very nice and clean restroom which was free... More
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