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Cardboard Cathedral

234 Hereford St, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-366 0046
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The cardboard cathedral is amazing considering what it’s made of . The inside is glorious with... read more

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Jimpendrigh
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Very cool place

Even if just to see the construction of this place I recommend you do it. The colours on the glass... read more

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Kim S
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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234 Hereford St, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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+64 3-366 0046
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"amazing structure"
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"white chairs"
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"choir"
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"tubes"
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"earthquake"
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Reviewed today via mobile

The cardboard cathedral is amazing considering what it’s made of . The inside is glorious with plenty of helpful staff to answer all your questions. You can light a candle for a loved one to the left hand side of the church if you want...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Even if just to see the construction of this place I recommend you do it. The colours on the glass are amazing and the whole construction is a site to behold

Thank Kim S
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Reviewed yesterday

The space inside if the cardboard Cathedral is quite majestic and the overall ambience of the building is fabulous for what is potentially a permenant temporary structure. It would be sad if this building was demolished at a later stage as it is a great...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Saw this wonderful cathedral while traveling with Road Scholar Group back in March. It was fascinating to learn how it was built of cardboard with stained glass windows. The sun was coming through the windows as we toured and left me feeling hope for this...More

Thank susan s
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An architectural wonder, worth seeing how thinking outside the box can deliver a light filled welcoming building.

Thank auriel b
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Dropped in here to check out the transitional cathedral made of cardboard and plastic. Definately worth a visit....its free but they offer opportunity to make a small donation. The volunteers were helpful and informative.

Thank RichardBejah
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What does a town do when a spacious, beautiful historic cathedral gets badly damaged and virtually destroyed by an earthquake? Of course, builds a temporary one out of cardboard.... Well, it is protected by a solid roof so no worries if it is raining ......More

Thank Elkabelka
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Cardboard Cathedral is a unique structure that shines the light out into the world. This structure shows how people will rise above adversity no matter what occurs. After visiting the historical cathedral that was damaged in the earthquake, it was great to see how...More

Thank Florida-Traveler-US
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We attended the Christchurch City Choir's presentation of Mozart Requiem on Saturday 14th April. It was brilliant - the venue and the performance. Suggest if you are to attend to an event there you arrive early as it's obviously a popular venue. It has a...More

Thank LesleyJ-NZ
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Built out of cardboard tubes. I recommend visiting during choir practice, as the church itself doesn't have much to see inside.

Thank CircleTheWorld
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dannykwok
November 13, 2017|
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No, there are no fees, although donations are gratefully accepted as it is estimated that it will cost over $100million to restore the original stone cathedral.
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