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Catacomb Church

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Address: Catacomb Rd | Near Corner of Hospital Rd, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8672 5038
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An Underground church named after the Catacombs in Rome. A place of...

An Underground church named after the Catacombs in Rome. A place of serenity where week by week we tell others the great news that Jesus still forgives sin for those who seek him.

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Different and wonderful

A really different place to visit in as much as a church is not usually a tourist destination but this one is worth a look. Our kids also found it interesting. It's not a place... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
FamBam2830
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New South Wales, Australia
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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really different place to visit in as much as a church is not usually a tourist destination but this one is worth a look. Our kids also found it interesting. It's not a place you would stay for hours but you'll kick yourself if you have the opportunity and don't go.

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a visit as very unique. They just ask for a donation to look around. Very friendly couple running the church when we were there and they showed us around their underground accommodation as well. Nice to know it really is in use!

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Joergensoe Beach, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are three underground churches in Coober Pedy, this is one of them, just behind the Underground Motel.

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Thank Teddy B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It wasn't what I was expecting, but it was interesting to take a look. It is something different and good to know they are helping other communities.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a smaller underground church but its simplicity and unique altar, cross etc makes it well worth a look, a multi denominational place of worship. Donations appreciated

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We visited two other underground churches and was impressed how well they looked inside. Unlike any other church I have seen, Barrie & Judy NZ

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were greeted by a church member who gave us a very interesting talk on the history of the Church and Coober Pedy, plus an insight into the building of the church. She took some fun photos of us.

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Thank Jack B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This delightful church is unique and beautiful. It has a wonderful relaxing vibe and you feel like you want to just "hang out" there for a while. The female minister we met was interesting and friendly and told us the history of the church. She took a photo of us - you'll have to go to find out why the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The Catacomb Church was a really cool place to visit. It's very cool to look at and the mini tour and informative talk we had from the minister made the whole experience amazing. The minister (can not remember his name, sadly) was very funny and engaging - as you can tell by our pics. Would visit again and learnt so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Quite interesting church and definitely worth a look. Carved into the hill, cool and in the shape of a cross worth looking

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