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St James Cathedral

36 Cleveland Tce, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4771 2247
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Fabulous Church, best pipe organ.

St James Cathedral is a beautiful church sitting above the central district of Townsville. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peter S
via mobile
For lovers of Architecture and Music

This beautiful place of Christian worship houses the largest pipe organ in Queensland. It is... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
ranikarmenm
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Townsville, Australia
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“pipe organ” (4 reviews)
“on wednesdays” (2 reviews)
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36 Cleveland Tce, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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+61 7 4771 2247
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

St James Cathedral is a beautiful church sitting above the central district of Townsville. The organ is the largest of its type in Queensland and one of only a handful in the area. It is played for the Sunday morning services and for other concerts...More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This beautiful place of Christian worship houses the largest pipe organ in Queensland. It is played for most Sunday morning services and is a musical experience you won't forget. Morning tea is provided after the service. The clergy and parish members are friendly and welcoming...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is a beautiful Cathedral. I did my Confirmation there when I was 12. I was married there when I was 24. It's been part of my life over the past 40 years and it's such a beautiful place. If if you're not up for...More

Thank KatPalmer64
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

chanced upon mid week Eucharist, warm and caring parishioners and Dean, shared a moving mass. Cathedral is beautiful, lovely new window in Lady Chapel, includes Mission to Seafarers section.

Thank acford
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

I like the smell and coolness of the Churches in the Tropical areas of Australia - nice place to come and sit and reflect

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Everyone is welcomed for weekly services and the building is open for a tour, just a rest, or meditation and reflection on Wednesdays.

Thank David P
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

If you are visiting Townsville you may hear the bell from the Anglican Cathedral of St James at 8am,12 midday and 6pm. The Cathedral is a short walk from the Townsville CBD, on the corner of Denham Street and Cleveland Terrace and is well worth...More

Thank LorraineHongKong
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

Absolutely beautiful serene cathedral that played an important role in Townville history! The cathedral interior also has many beautiful stained glasses that describe the Ten Commandments and the life of Jesus and the serenely-lit shrine dedicated to the Virgin. Very impressing artwork!

Thank KarolaRS
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Shame society today is not building such exquisite buildings and loosing such understanding and values for others. This building is typical of defining churches of that time period. Soul, craftsmanship and will always stand. Never be today style, when old throw away and make new....More

Thank Mike P
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Beautiful cathedral, great place for weddings, photography is awesome here, ask permission before shooting inside. Historical place

Thank 252aland
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