Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria

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At the very heart of Vancouver, Christ Church Cathedral attracts tourists both for its architecture and its moving religious services. A small stone cathedral dwarfed by the surrounding scyscrapers, the old landmark offers a quiet getaway in the middle of the city. As you enter the cathedral, you'll feel overwhelmed by a sense of peace. Admire the intricate architecture and design of the interior, reflected in the marble walls and pillars. Marvel at the scenes depicted in stained glass as you inspect the cathedral, which also serves as a space for theatrical events and concerts. Put Christ Church Cathedral into our Victoria online visit planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • This amazing cathedral is really worth visiting. Built in the Gothic style, this is the capital's third cathedral (the first was destroyed by fire and the second became too small). The current buildin...  more »
  • Visited here for New Year's Eve Sunday and were warmly included and welcomed several times. Nice blend of the formal liturgy and genuine inclusive atmosphere. In place of the sermon they do a New Year...  more »
  • During my visit there was no mass or other event at the Cathedral. When I walked in there was only one person playing the organ. The location is very nice, but simple compared with the Brazilian or European cathedrals. Regardless of religion is worth a visit.
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  • We were on a private tour and they brought us to this church, and it is absolutely one of the most beautiful churches I have ever seen. A kind lady gave us a tour and told us all about the history of the church. Someone was practicing the handmade organ and it filled the church with beautiful music. This is a must see experience.
  • Visited for first Sunday of Advent carol service. Beautiful way to commence Christmas season. Choir was magnificent.
  • It is a beautiful building. The staff are friendly and helpful. I wish they would play music all the time though. It is very plain when there's no music.
  • magnificent architecture looming over Victoria surrounded by the splendour of well kept grounds and cemetery
  • The Eveningsong Service was a lovely and intimate way to experience this majestic, gothic styled cathedral through music.
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