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St. Andrew's Cathedral

George Streets | And Bathurst Streets, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9265 1661
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Another stunning church.

Yep, still love a good church. This church isnt as grand as some of the churches in Europe but... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Ginges_revenge
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Brisbane, Australia
Sydney’s oldest Christian Cathedral

Grand, sandstone, functional neo gothic cathedral in the heart of Sydney adjacent to the Town Hall... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Greg E
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George Streets | And Bathurst Streets, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Yep, still love a good church. This church isnt as grand as some of the churches in Europe but is still majestic in its own right. The architecture, the interior decor and lead light glass, roof, artwork is all amazingly beautiful. Its worth spending 30...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Grand, sandstone, functional neo gothic cathedral in the heart of Sydney adjacent to the Town Hall and above Town Hall railway station. Seat of the Anglican Archbishop of Sydney and a place of key State Christian occasion in New South Wales celebrating its bicentenary in...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

I checked the website before our trip to Sydney but was disappointed to find that Evensong had been changed from Wednesday to Monday so we missed out! Painting inside the cathedral reminded me of circus colours; are they original? Organist was practising when we popped...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

was very nice to walk in and have a look! its not that special if you have been in Europe but if you walk but it is nice to step in

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Located next to town hall station (towards George Street exit) this place is calm and peaceful. There are healing sessions which are conducted (every Thursday if I am not wrong).. didn't really attend these sessions but have heard these are pretty good!

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

When I saw the St. Andrew's Cathedral, it was open. I entered and saw several people preparing for something. I was quite impressed with the organ that had several colors. There were many stained-glass windows as well. Superb! The benches were made of wood, as...More

1  Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Looking at cathedrals always keeps me in awe of their grandeur. We happened to stumble upon this cathedral as we were walking past the Town Hall looking for town hall station. Another majestic cathedral stood before us. It was closed unfortunately so we didn't have...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

We were visiting on a Saturday and the church was closed. Very pretty exterior, only wish we could have gone inside. St Andrews Cathedral was built in 1868 and is the oldest cathedral in Australia.

Thank Ronald L
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Loved the sight of the church. Very gothic look but pity the space around it is not as big as the one of St Mary's. Next to the town hall

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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Even though I've worked in the city for years, I've never actually looked inside the cathedral before. I had a nice look around the cathedral during my lunch break recently. It isn't huge, but it has a beautiful interior that is definitely worth seeing. An...More

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