Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel), Brisbane

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web
An imposing, gothic revival-style façade conceals the equally impressive, striking interior of Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel), a cathedral that sits snugly in the shadow of a number of Brisbane’s tallest, glassiest skyscrapers. Restored and refurbished in the 1980s, the cathedral retains an iconic status within Brisbane, noted particularly for its Harry Clarke stained-glass window and its historical focus on choral singing and music. To visit Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel) on your holiday in Brisbane, and find out what else Brisbane has to offer, use our Brisbane travel itinerary planner.
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  • I don't know why, but this place really Yes and all the churches in its fascinating, though not without the typical electric candles, which have now replaced the wax in all Catholic churches. Although judging from the walls of the traces of wax on the walls are still preserved, and can be simply deep dust embedded in the wall and gives them such a special spice.
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  • The catholic cathedral is a fine neo-gothic building from the late 19th century. Next door is a chapel designed by the great British architect Pugin. 
  • This Neo Gothic Cathedral is not only of historical and heritage value,it is uplifting and beautiful. The stained glass window were imported from throughout Europe in the 19th century, and all tell di...  read more »
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