Christ Church Cathedral, Nelson

(4.6/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Visit Christ Church Cathedral, an impressive, modern place of worship located in the city center. Construction of the current building lasted from 1925 to 1965 and involved the sourcing of marble from the Pakikiruna Range and granite from Tonga Beach. The bell tower's elongated shape and skeletal form give great photo opportunities of the sky visible through the structure. Step inside to see the bright, bold stained glass windows. Whether you visit for spiritual or architectural reasons, the chapel represents a welcoming place for all. Do keep in mind, however, that it remains an active church, so be respectful of those who have come to worship. Make Christ Church Cathedral a part of your Nelson vacation plans using our Nelson itinerary planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • After the neo-Gothic cathedral was severely damaged in the 2011 earthquake, the people were divided on whether to rebuild the old cathedral or build a new one. They are still debating it, but in 2013 ...  more »
  • Enjoyed the helpful interpretation signage inside. Enjoyed reading the history publication and also the latest newsletter. It would be a great church to be part of.  more »
  • As we entered the compact cathedral, the choir began their rehearsal. Very nice timing for us and so good that they keep the doors open for all of us to enjoy. We sat and listened and then quietly loo...  more »
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  • Pretty much in the centre of town set in some gardens. You can't miss this church. It's open for the public to go in if you want and you get some history on it. Relaxing way to spend an hour
  • Very nice. Also pokestops and gym.
  • Beutiful church, located in the central of the town so it's easy to get there and back to town. Definatly worth a visit
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