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Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle
Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
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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A great piece of architecture that is well worth the time to visit. The building is beautiful even if one is not catholic or even particularly religious.
The neogothic brown brick Christ Church cathedral dominates the southern skyline of Newcastle. Blessed with a brilliant pipe organ and a great choir that has recently (2016) completed a well-received ... read more »
Beautiful large catherdral, if you walk up the path from below the church there are convict names with date of birth and death which we thought was great, the church has beautiful stained glass window... read more »
Wonderful Parish. Wonderful Worship. Wonderful People.
Very beautiful building, great traditional liturgies. The organ is superb
Definitely worth a look, beautiful Cathedral. The priest and two ladies at the door were lovely and welcoming.
A well built Cathedral in the middle of Newcastle. The outside of this place is amazing! Plus you're allowed to climb up to the top of the Cathedral which has stunning views!
Beautiful and tranquil and appeared to capture the heart of the city
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