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St Mary's Catholic Church

Corner Main and Pyke Sts, Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 5152 2942
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a little bit of europe in bainsdale

The church is quite amazing to see with its painted ceilings and walls. Haven't seen the likes of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
noreenbennett
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Melbourne, Australia
Treasure in a country town.

St Mary's Church is a must visit landmark which should be on every visitors agenda. The scope of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Len W
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Paynesville, Australia
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Corner Main and Pyke Sts, Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The church is quite amazing to see with its painted ceilings and walls. Haven't seen the likes of this since my trip to europe. Well worth a visit

Thank noreenbennett
Reviewed 1 week ago

St Mary's Church is a must visit landmark which should be on every visitors agenda. The scope of the internal painting is as impressive as some of the great churches of Europe and it is not uncommon to hear a gasp from first time visitors...More

Thank Len W
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Amazing Church ceiling and wall paintings along with outstanding stained glass windows and rose. Always local on hand to give you the church history

Thank Ken E
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Not the kind of thing you'd expect to see in Bairnsdale. Intricate paintings over the walls and ceilings and at the front plenty of naked sinners descending into a fiery hell while circled by cherubs with oddly old looking faces - perhaps shepherding sinners does...More

Thank Dellick
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

To have an opportunity to see work of this calibre in Australia well worth a donation to see & a visit. Plenty of parking on main road. Tourist Info centre right next door & loads of coffee opportunities. The work is like bring back in...More

Thank GJ C
Reviewed 6 October 2017

A very surprising church in a country Victorian town and well worth a look. I don't want to spoil the surprise that awaits you.

Thank blondered
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The church is right next to the visitor centre so a great place to stop and stretch the legs. The paintings (Frescoes) on the inside are quite exquisite. Highly recommended for older travellers passing through.

Thank justinthebyrner
Reviewed 1 October 2017

What an amazing ceiling in this church. The tour offered by a gentleman and his wife was delightful and inspiring and the many stories brought the whole place to life. The tours are offered 10am to 3pm Mon - Friday and are heartily recommended. Without...More

Thank Mim L
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Well worth a visit paintings on ceilings and walls done in great detail currently an appeal for more restoration of the works delighted to be able to walk straight in and view the work of one man visitors centre next door for any information you...More

Thank helloall1
Reviewed 16 July 2017

With this, one needs to know the history behind it. No, it is NOT the Sisteen Chapel, but it is one poor, hungry and yet inspired person's version of it. So much work.

Thank r1cmac
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