We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Saint Mary of the Angels

15 Boulcott Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Beautiful church in Gothic Revival architecture

We visited this beautiful Catholic church in Gothic Revival architecture and received warm... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
BrandyZhao
,
Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
Historic Catholic Church certainly worth a visit when in Wellington

When visiting Wellington recently, we visited the historic site of the Saint Mary of the Angels... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
pandd1946
,
Batemans Bay, Australia
Read all 46 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
LOCATION
15 Boulcott Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
CONTACT
Website
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Wellington
from US$10.10
More Info
from US$117.80
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (46)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"beautiful church"
in 12 reviews
"light a candle"
in 2 reviews
"the stained glass windows"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 2 reviews
"new zealand"
in 2 reviews
"architecture"
in 5 reviews
"gothic"
in 3 reviews
"prayer"
in 2 reviews
"earthquake"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 4 June 2018

We visited this beautiful Catholic church in Gothic Revival architecture and received warm greetings from the priest. He generously showed us around the church and told us the history of this church. We were also invited to watch the 15-minute video about restoring the church...More

Thank BrandyZhao
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 29 April 2018

When visiting Wellington recently, we visited the historic site of the Saint Mary of the Angels Church. A church was first built on this site in 1843 when it was called Chapel of the Nativity. It was the city's first Catholic Church. When the population...More

1  Thank pandd1946
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

A perfectly restored Catholic Church in the centre of Wellington. The history of the beautiful church oozes from the architecture and enhances the spiritual experience.

Thank Mark D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place, light a candle say a prayer. It's the most beautiful church in New Zealand. Designed in the French style it's facade is similar to European churches

Thank X6844ZRscotts
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful church from the outside. Unfortunately it was not possible to gain entry due to the construction happening.

Thank woodmister
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is such a beautiful church and even to sit for five minutes and reflect would do wonders. It's a must see in wellington and right in the city

Thank Barbara P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 30 October 2015

I was looking forward to going to this church but unfortunately it was not too be. It is currently closed for seismic strengthening and has barricades around alot of it. I was still able to view the outside which was beautiful to look at. i...More

2  Thank Natalie1964
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 18 February 2015

This church is so close to the city it would be a shame not to see it. Such a beautiful church. Take a restful ten minutes and sit and meditate

1  Thank Barbara P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 3 April 2014

This is a beautiful church and is a Wellington treasure, I only hope it can be reopened in the future. The interior is stunning and so peaceful.

1  Thank Tabqc
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 12 October 2013

"The Blessing of Peace be with you all!" (John 20.19). Experience the Soul of Wellington here as nowhere else in this City. This is a superb Christian Mecca and the most historic Christian site in Wellington where worship has been offered since Christmas 1840! A...More

1  Thank NAC740
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 46 hotels in Wellington
West Plaza Hotel
526 reviews
.24 km away
Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman Hotel
596 reviews
.26 km away
Trinity Hotel
573 reviews
.26 km away
Mercure Wellington Central City Hotel and Apartments
602 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Curry Heaven
100 reviews
.13 km away
Neo Cafe & Eatery
216 reviews
.11 km away
Fork and Brewer
203 reviews
.15 km away
The General Practitioner
316 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
Wellington i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
523 reviews
.32 km away
Wellington City Library
262 reviews
.21 km away
City to Sea Bridge
246 reviews
.24 km away
City Gallery Wellington
142 reviews
.26 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Saint Mary of the Angels staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit