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Saint Gerard's Catholic Church and Monastery

75 Hawker Street | Mount Victoria, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-801 7797
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Pretty

We enjoyed a guided tour of the monastery as a part of Heritage Week. We had a great explanation of... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
drjandthemissus
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Dubai
Historic

Its a nice place to browse through on days when visitation is allowed. The inmates do give a... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
FebyPalathinkal
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Manila, Philippines
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  • Average36%
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27 Oct 2017
“Pretty”
19 Jun 2017
“Historic”
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75 Hawker Street | Mount Victoria, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

We enjoyed a guided tour of the monastery as a part of Heritage Week. We had a great explanation of the founding of the church and monastery, the stained glass, the sanctuary, the chapel, the library and the grounds. It's a pretty building with a...More

Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Its a nice place to browse through on days when visitation is allowed. The inmates do give a detailed tour. Its free. The church is beautiful. The whole place overlooks the bay and its beautiful on a sunny day.

Thank FebyPalathinkal
Reviewed 29 February 2016

This is a very well known and historic Church of Wellington. Specially if you are going towards Mount Victoria you can stop by and have a look at its beautiful architecture.

Thank Shobbyy
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Iconic landmark buildings for Wellington. Everyone knows this church/landmark, I wonder how many people have actually been inside. The stained glass windows are exquisite, some of the best I have seen. Free guided tours on Tuesday and Saturdays at 215pm, or any other day a...More

4  Thank Julie F
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Although I am not strictly a 'visitor', I see from comments already lodged about this beautiful building that there is some uncertainty as to whether one can go inside. Within the last few days there has been an article in the local press which suggests...More

3  Thank DADD23
Reviewed 25 July 2014

We saw this Monastery during an evening while walking around Oriental Bay. It it set high up on top of a hill and looks quite impressive. We later saw it while driving to Mount Victoria look out, still a very pretty building. Not sure you...More

Thank Janulik
Reviewed 13 December 2013

From the harbour side, this structure stands out. Given that churches in the old days always picked the best spot on a hill, just assumed it was a church. My wife thought it was a monastery so it turns out we were both right. Saw...More

1  Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 21 October 2012

I love the interesting textures, shapes and colours of old buildings. Think I might do a church-crawl in the near future and take a photo journey around the remaining oldies in Wellington

Thank Gogginc
Reviewed 10 June 2012

St Gerard’s stands out like a beacon on the flank of Mount Victoria, overlooking Oriental Bay. The church is quite nice, but was unfortunately closed when I walked up to it. An interesting stop-off on the way to the peak, but if you want to...More

2  Thank Fiver75
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