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St Patrick's Cathedral

3 Lyons St S, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5331 2933
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Visit for a choral event

I sang here for the Christmas Carols and the Hallelua Chorus from Handel's Messiah at Christmas... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
Holy Thursday Mass

Visit this beautiful church while attending the Holy Thursday Mass Nice church but if you do... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
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3 Lyons St S, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5331 2933
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I sang here for the Christmas Carols and the Hallelua Chorus from Handel's Messiah at Christmas last year. Aucoustics are beautiful and the history in this building for such a young country is to be seen to be believed. If there's a choral concert or...More

Thank Llywellyn1942
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Visit this beautiful church while attending the Holy Thursday Mass Nice church but if you do attend the mass. Please avoid sitting at side as you would not be able to see the priest

Thank SolidDynamics
Reviewed 10 April 2017

A lovely building well worth visiting when you are in Ballarat. Ballarat has many lovely churches as well.

Thank mickkershaw
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Quiet for contemplation and prayer. Impressive architecture and features. In centre of town. Plenty of car spaces.

Thank Kay C
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Beautiful cathedral in the centre of the city. Stained glass is truly stunning and the quiet atmosphere restful.

Thank trencherman_10
Reviewed 7 April 2016

It lacked information. It lacked good lighting. It felt soulless and uninspiring. No candles, no precious sanctuary, no warm greeting - this was a very sad experience!

1  Thank RetiredWazza
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The cathedral is probably the mist impressive church in Ballarat although it has plenty of competition

Thank John W
Reviewed 26 January 2016

The building is amazing, as good and if not better than some others I have looked at in my travels. How the trades could create such beauty with the tools available to them at the time, is simply amazing. As an Atheist I envy the...More

Thank Eric J
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

St Patrick's Cathedral is a simple and beautiful cathedral. Didn't expect that from the outside. There is a gentle atmosphere and we appreciated its simplicity and its character. Hard to explain. See for yourself...

Thank Remy88
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

St Patrick's Cathedral is situated in the centre of this beautiful city on the magnificent tree lined Sturt Street. The architecture is predominately Gothic and has been carefully and lovingly maintained over the years. In a time when many of our beautiful churches are being...More

Thank christinarosina
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