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Nice singing and traditional Mass

I really enjoyed the singing, homily, traditions and friendliness at Mass this morning. Sunday... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2017
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Religious Tourism

The buildings have maintained the old feel from the past. An amazing structure for lovers of... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2017
John C
Harare, Zimbabwe
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7 May 2017
“Nice singing and traditional Mass”
22 Apr 2017
“Catholic traces!”
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Lobengula Street, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed May 7, 2017

I really enjoyed the singing, homily, traditions and friendliness at Mass this morning. Sunday masses are on a Sunday 8.30am, 10am and 6pm. There is confession before the 8.30am mass which starts at 7.45am - 8.30am.

1  Thank andrewjalanski
Reviewed April 22, 2017

This towering and impressive architecture transformed from being a Roman Catholic church into a cathedral in 2013

1  Thank hikwam
Reviewed March 21, 2017

A historical landmark in Bulawayo - beautiful old cathedral. No cost to enter and it has specific times of opening and closing.

1  Thank Joanne A
Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

When one enters this cathedral it is as if time has stood still since it was built over 100 years ago. A monument to power and continuity it stands as a fine expression of the church's long term commitment to the city.

Thank mikeynaas
Reviewed January 19, 2017

The buildings have maintained the old feel from the past. An amazing structure for lovers of archaic architecture of huge blocks.

Thank John C
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Bulawayo sports a diverse option of architectural styles of buildings and this beautiful Gothic structure stands imposingly at the west end of 9th Ave. In a world where so much of the old has been replaced with modern mediocrity, this city excels in beauty and...More

Thank 365candy
Reviewed November 1, 2016

St ,Mary's is located at the corner of Lobengula and 9th Avenue Bulawayo and was awarded a status of a Bassllica by His Holiness the Pope and it is now called a Bassillica . It is located within the CBD of Bulawayo and is usually...More

Thank welcomes821
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Revisited the place on a recent trip. Has not change in decades. Still well preserved and having been christened there 62 years ago was good to see it all still in good working order. Well done guys

Thank Kevin_McDonagh
Reviewed April 8, 2016

The church was much smaller than I had expected. We took a walk in, and I was disappointed by decoration. It was worth the visit, but nothing on the "must see list" if your not into cathedrals.

Thank camillakj0
Reviewed March 4, 2016

Bulawayo has definitely nice 20th century buildings! The catholic cathedral deserves a visit. it is very central and close to other beautiful buildings of the city centre. Religion is also quite important in Southern Africa so I think that a visit of Bulawayo should include...More

Thank Alessio L
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