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Christ Church Cathedral

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Address: 690 Burrard St | (At Georgia St.), Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2L1, Canada
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+1 604-682-3848
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun 08:00 - 09:00
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17:30 - 19:00
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
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This gothic-style cathedral has 29 beautiful stained glass windows.

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Beautiful stained glass windows

We had heard the stain glass windows were beautiful, so we went in to have a look. The windows are beautiful, the traditional ones and also the interesting mordern windows at the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Florida
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had heard the stain glass windows were beautiful, so we went in to have a look. The windows are beautiful, the traditional ones and also the interesting mordern windows at the back of the church created by aboriginal artist Susan Pointe. They are in brown tones, with a salmon in 4 of the panels. Also the donors' dog appeared... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 576 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On a wet and grey last day in the City, we visited Christ Church. From the outside you cannot imagine the warmth of the interior. Glorious Cedar wood shining in the warm lighting plus excellent stained glass and modern decoration intermixed. We particularly appreciated the welcome and informative chat from the docent on duty. Our visit was a highlight of... More 

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Thank bsandrs
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We just happened upon this cathedral while walking and I'm glad we went in. It looks interesting from the outside, but the interior is absolutely gorgeous. The stained glass is reminiscent of what's seen in Ireland, and all over the world in these cathedrals. On a bright and sunny day, I'm sure they would just light up. It's definitely worth... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Only takes a few minutes to walk through, but if you have the time, this beautiful cathedral is worth a stop. No admission fee, just a donation, if you want to. This cathedral has beautiful stained glass windows and a huge pipe organ as well.

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Thank LenaHull
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We did a carol sing here on Christmas eve and the church was so pretty inside and out. The acoustics in the sanctuary are amazing. It is also a very inclusive church and most bathrooms in the building are gender neutral.

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Thank Emily02020
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I'm sure it's nice on the inside, but I only got to see the outside. Because it's CLOSED ON WEEKENDS! So if you're planning on visiting, remember that! There's not much to look at on the outside. Really disappointing :-(

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Actually attended a service in this beautiful church. Not only is the interior eclectic in design but so is the liturgy and heavenly music by the choir and organ. The new spire at the back of the cathedral is modern in design with beautiful stained glass and when the bells toll they are wonderful.

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Thank Oscar H
Texas
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Just a few more weeks of scaffolding and you'll be able to see a very impressive cathedral with nice outside grounds and a great stained-glass interior. Had a friendly volunteer to give us as much info as we needed (we're not big church tourists). Worth a wuick stop in!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I visited on a Saturday and was told it was closed. Only open Mon-Fri. They boast on their website of their Open House policy and inclusivity. I didn't see any sign of it. Not very Christian.

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Thank Grace R
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Whilst on a coach traveling to Capilano Suspension Bridge the informative driver, as part of her narrative, recommended a visit to the Cathedral in part to see the beautiful interior. The building is undergoing a major renovation and we had walked by already on numerous occasions without stopping to look inside. Big mistake - the inside is spectacular, particularly the... More 

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