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Back in 1848, the Augustinian friar James Goold became the very first bishop of Melbourne (the fourth bishop in the whole of Australia).
After his appointment, he began negotiations with the colonial government to gain access to five acres of land on the Eastern Hill...More
This is a really lovely cathedral. The gothic architecture, so typical of these buildings, is fantastic. Irrespective of your personal beliefs, this is a wonderful building and would surprise with its particular beauty. Worth a visit if you are in the vicinity.
This cathedral is located in a nice garden and is very impressive from the outside and a very beautiful design but the inside, which is huge, is soulless. There are very few ornate features such as paintings, statues etc, the altar area is very basic...More
We walked 1 mile southeast from our Best Western hotel by cutting through the Carlton Gardens seeing its Melbourne Museum and Royal Exhibition Building.
Its built in true Gothic based on the 13th C churches from Europe. Inside the huge 1880-1964 organ, sitting over the...More
Beautiful old gothic church with a lot of interesting stuff
First 2 archbishops of Melbourne were Irish
The roof is wooden
The glass makes the interior have a yellow tint
Interesting gardens with water features
Response from maitaimike2015 | Reviewed this property |
I did not hear any bells midweek during my visit, but other reviewers indicate they are rung to call parishioners to Mass, and for special occasions (weddings). P.S. do not miss Cook's Cottage... More
I did not hear any bells midweek during my visit, but other reviewers indicate they are rung to call parishioners to Mass, and for special occasions (weddings). P.S. do not miss Cook's Cottage !!