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Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral

Main Beach Road, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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Cathedral Coffee Shop

We stopped in here and were extremely impressed with the selection available. We follow a Plant... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Penny G
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Worth a visit on a Sunday

Went to mass at the 9.30am English service, all pews busy and people friendly. The choir had a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
monenaManchester
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Travelers talk about
“wooden ceiling” (14 reviews)
“stained glass” (10 reviews)
“sunday mass” (5 reviews)
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Main Beach Road, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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"wooden ceiling"
in 14 reviews
"stained glass"
in 10 reviews
"sunday mass"
in 5 reviews
"lovely church"
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"amazing building"
in 7 reviews
"sunday service"
in 6 reviews
"last supper"
in 3 reviews
"shop next door"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful artwork"
in 3 reviews
"church service"
in 3 reviews
"samoan culture"
in 13 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 10 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 3 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 3 reviews
"south pacific"
in 4 reviews
"take photos"
in 3 reviews
"religious"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped in here and were extremely impressed with the selection available. We follow a Plant Based diet and there were options for soy, almond milk and decaf coffee. Very friendly staff and a shop selling Catholic religious items. Didn't go into the cathedral as...More

Thank Penny G
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to mass at the 9.30am English service, all pews busy and people friendly. The choir had a great voice and the surroundings are amazing. There is an earlier and a later Samoan service which I heard has an amazing vibrant style, the English service...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

this Cathedral is breathtaking, really really special. The workmanship is second to none. SO worth a visit

Thank Barbara S
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Reviewed 6 days ago

2nd time we have been in this church it really is beautiful. The ceiling is amazing so much work has gone into the building. A pleasure to visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a sucker for cathedrals, and this one did not disappoint. Medium size but big on everything else. Beautiful colourful frescoes, intricate timber ceiling which reminded me of parquetry, interesting external design. If you like visiting cathedrals or architecture, don't miss this one. It...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had read everywhere that it was a must see while in Apia and it did not disappoint. Really loved the intricate wooden ceiling and all the stained glass.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the city. Open to the public. Donation box available for anyone who wishes to donate. Worth visiting, the art work and architect is amazing.

Thank Tokouso2014
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful inside and outside. Less than 5 years old since renos/repairs and it shines. Beautifull ceiling, stained glass, glimmering floors

Thank matthewra
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must see for all types of people, not just church goers. Doors are open to all to view for free, but please give a small donation. The most impressive prettiest church I have ever seen! Don't miss this place, it's right across the road...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One if the most beautiful churches I have seen in all my travels. Lovely just to sit and take in the ambience and beauty.

Thank adventureguyNZ
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Julie L
19 August 2016|
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Response from Patrick H |
There are masses at 6.30am and evening masses in Samoan. The English mass on Sunday, is at 9.30am. It was a most wonderful hour of prayer, worship and praise to God by the Samoan congregation. After attending mass at this... More
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Bolomenino
2 July 2016|
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Response from Alison772015 | Reviewed this property |
On Sunday, they have a Samoan mass early. The English language one is about 9.15 am.
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