Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle
(4.6/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
A well-preserved piece of Newcastle history, Christ Church Cathedral is surrounded by lush gardens and overlooks the ocean. Designed in the Gothic Revival style and originally planned to include a central tower and spire over the central crossing, the cathedral was completed in 1902 without either of those features finished (the tower was only added in 1979). Stop by for daily mass or visit the cathedral’s gift shop, which sells a wide range of handmade souvenirs and devotional items. The shop is located at the entrance into the cathedral and offers hand-stitched bookmarks, colorful wooden crosses, rosary beads, jewelry, and a variety of greeting and prayer cards. Make Christ Church Cathedral a part of your Newcastle vacation plans using our Newcastle vacation trip planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • The receptionist was very friendly and full of information. The interior of the church was very interesting. 
  • The cemetery closed in 1881, and even though my great grandmother was buried there, she was not recorded on any lists. The information guide was most helpful in having a look through the files for me....  more »
  • This is a huge cathedral which can be seen for miles around Newcastle. I drove down town tonight after seeing it all day from different directions, it is well lit up at night and the architecture is a...  more »
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  • Wonderful Parish. Wonderful Worship. Wonderful People.
  • Very beautiful building, great traditional liturgies. The organ is superb
  • good place
  • Beautiful building & grounds 😊
  • Definitely worth a look, beautiful Cathedral. The priest and two ladies at the door were lovely and welcoming.