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Historic Hidden Gem

We didn't even know this place existed until we learned about it on a tour, so we stopped by the... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
corgan00
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Rockhampton
Peace Amidst the Bustling CBD

One of the olderst churches in Canberra with the associated history. The surrounding graveyard is... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
Lee S
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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May 7, 2017
“Historic Hidden Gem”
Apr 3, 2017
“Peace Amidst the Bustling CBD”
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43 Constitution Ave, Canberra 2612, Australia
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

We didn't even know this place existed until we learned about it on a tour, so we stopped by the following day to check it out. This was the first graveyard in Canberra before Canberra even existed. It has a lot of history, is beautiful...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2017

One of the olderst churches in Canberra with the associated history. The surrounding graveyard is the resting place for a number of early Canberra residents. There is a poignant plaque in the church commemorating the detahs of three sons from the same family who died...More

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We have wanted to visit this church, the oldest building in Canberra( first part of church consecrated in 1845) and finally found time this trip. A very English style church and churchyard, with burial ground, and surrounded by gardens and trees, this church and its...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

This church and the school house predated Canberra. The church is beautiful inside and is worth a look. The queen has been to many services here. History of a very early region.

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 14 February 2016

This is a nice older building (as far as 'old' in Canberra goes) and has some interesting history associated with it. The gardens are quite lovely too. It is also free, who doesn't like free?

Thank Rebecca N
Reviewed 6 January 2016

St John's Baptist Anglican Church pre-dates all the other monuments and attractions that tourists visit when they go to Canberra, Australia's national capital. It was consecrated in 1845, long before Canberra was conceived as the national capital of a newly confederated Commonwealth of Australia. In...More

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