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Such beautiful architecture in a grand Church. Definitely worth a look if you are visiting Ballarat.

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Sam H
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Ballarat, Australia
Nice bluestone church

If you're in the area and have the time, it is worth popping in to see this old bluestone... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Joan0452013
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Such beautiful architecture in a grand Church. Definitely worth a look if you are visiting Ballarat.

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 10 June 2018

If you're in the area and have the time, it is worth popping in to see this old bluestone Church. A wall of stained glass stands behind the main altar in its otherwise dark and gloomy interior. In contrast, the fence around the Cathedral was...More

Thank Joan0452013
Reviewed 1 June 2018

This cathedral was attractive immediately. On their metal fence they had put attractive colors. That was cool! They had some nice flowers as well. The church was well built with big grey stones. It was attractive. I enjoyed exploring it. Worthwhile to see!

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit if you are around the area. Lovely architacture and well looked after. The stained glass windows look amazing.

Thank Thomas O
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

This monumental edifice of great architecture is a sight to behold. Of recent times it has come to stand for an extremely shameful and sad example of man's corruption and inhumanity to children. Thus the poignancy of the many ribbons tied around the beautiful iron...More

Thank Nonapama
Reviewed 4 December 2017

EXTRA LARGE Old Bluestone Building.. A REAL CATHEDRAL... Still in use today with Masses, Funerals, Christenings etc.

Thank Ornella M
Reviewed 14 September 2017

While this Cathedral is not as glorious as its counterpart in Bendigo, you can fill in a short time by entering and looking around. It is better if lit, but a good sense of a working church can be gained even if the wooden roof...More

Thank DADD23
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Located in the centre of Ballarat this place has to be described as the epicentre of appalling behaviour by some of the most trusted people in our community. It was also the seat of Bishop Mulkearns who presided over a lot of the cover ups...More

Thank Basill_Mo
Reviewed 30 June 2017

It is quite a church built in blue stone and well worth a visit if in Ballarat. As there was a funeral underway it was not possible to see the interior

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I sang here for the Christmas Carols and the Hallelua Chorus from Handel's Messiah at Christmas last year. Aucoustics are beautiful and the history in this building for such a young country is to be seen to be believed. If there's a choral concert or...More

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