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First Church Of Otago, Dunedin
(4.6/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
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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  • It is a very nice church. The architecture of the building is ery nice. There was a service going on so did not get into depth of the building as I would of liked. 
  • I would suggest after checking into your accommodation you have a walk around Dunedin. The Church is a fine example of early life in Dunedin as are many more. For all the Scots, Dunedin is also called...  more »
  • I just walked to the church during my stay in Otago...is a pretty place, no entry fees. The history of the church, the Bell hill, the tall spires, the painted windows, the model of Rev Burns, the old ...  more »
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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.