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Undoubtedly the best piece of land in town and typically occupied by a church. Such is the truth... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Trevor P
Newcastle, Australia
Interesting history of Newcastle and great view from the top

Right on top of Newcastle commanding an amazing view for $10 climb the stairs to the top and enjoy... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
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52 Church St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Undoubtedly the best piece of land in town and typically occupied by a church. Such is the truth about most towns and cities. Thsi one however, is well worth a visit. The Cathedral is very well kept and a tribute to those who hold responsibility...More

Thank Trevor P
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Right on top of Newcastle commanding an amazing view for $10 climb the stairs to the top and enjoy the 360 degree views The Cathedral has plenty to look at and read as you walk around this amazing building You can also visit the old...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Knowing that this church survived a Japanese attack and also earthquake and still is architecturally intact and interesting is amazing. If you visit this church also take some time to walk through the graveyard behind and read the inscriptions of those interred there.

Thank Mary Anne C
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Old church dominating the highest point in Newcastle. Not as impressive as the great European cathedrals but lovely inside. and worth a look.

Thank VinceNewcastle
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Well appointed cathedral on the hill of the city. Beautiful interior. The park behind is worth a wander too. Historical graves. Great view of the city and the Hunter River.

Thank Newytraveller53
Reviewed 5 April 2018

This Anglican Cathedral can be seen from almost verywhere. It is huge and no one can miss it. Inside it is beautiful as well. It has many stained-glass windows. I like the one that is built into a circle. The color of the walls are...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 3 April 2018

What a magnificent building. Has a huge history and honours our service personnel with many displays. Sad to see that the cathedral suffered lots of damage in the earthquake years ago and repairs to internal walls remind us of a sad time for Newcastle. Lovely...More

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Take a moment and enjoy the peace - for those more adventurous check out the bell tower. Lovely welcoming staff

Thank Gaskers00
Reviewed 12 March 2018

A fabulous old Cathedral. The cathedral itself is full of the stuff that make churches interesting; impressive stained glass windows, war memorabilia, nods to clergy now departed and of course over the top worship ornaments that makes you wonder why they aren’t sold off to...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

This was a lovely church - location is beautiful and the architecture is amazing. I love visiting churches everywhere we go.

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