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First Church Of Otago, Dunedin

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Listed as a Category I structure by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust, First Church Of Otago is a 19th-century Presbyterian church. As you approach the building, you can't miss the gorgeous Gothic architecture; enter to admire the rose window and impressive organ, accompanied by historical panels describing the area's religious history. Check the website for more information on regular services and special events, and be sure to stroll through the gardens around the church. Using our custom trip planner, Dunedin attractions like First Church Of Otago can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • There are several interesting churches in Dunedin. One of the most interesting is certainly The First Church of Otago (presbyterian). Beautiful gothic revival style.  more »
  • When we visited the alter was covered in scaffolding. The interior was nice to see with lovely wooden pews, and interesting stained glass windows. Two of the windows seemed to be of a totally differen...  more »
  • It is located in a flowery field and has a nice architecture. Besides its interior is unique. It is a small church. Through a door behind the altar, you can access a room that contains a replica of the declaration formalizing the separation of the New Zealand community with the Church of Scotland.
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  • A peaceful sanctuary for visitors and locals alike with plenty of history info in the shop/ visitor centre.
  • Very charming church at one of the most charming squares of New Zealand
  • Really beautiful church with some nice views. Worth a visit.
  • Lovely quiet place in the Centre of the city.
  • Beauty & special church in Dunedin. Sometimes have some activities.