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St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting church to visit if you're interested in history and so on. Also it's a few degrees cooler inside compared to outside - great for a sweaty Darwin day. Check out the paintings while you're there and why not confess all those sins? God knows,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only sight seeing on this trip but it is a lovely church to wander through when it's quiet. With all the timber doors open & the ceiling fans going it creates a nice cross flow breeze to counter the heat. Large vaulted ceiling and lots...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

We were fortunate to visit this Catholic Church at lunchtime. They had a midday masses during the week. A nice spiritual feeling church which is quite beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

I was baptised in this cathedral many years ago. When a huge motel complex was built between the cathedral and it's view of the sea there was a stipulation that the cathedral's view not be interrupted. The resulting structure is well worth a look

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Juanita H
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful catholic church, hugh ceiling fans, lots of open doors, beautiful stain glass & a great choir. Vigil Sat night & Sun masses.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Julie A
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This is a beautiful building built to the Darwin climate. The sides of the church are all doors which open up which is not only inviting, but allows the breeze to blow through. It also has stained glass windows paying tribute to the defence services.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TwoGoodFriends
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Nice Catholic architecture, lovely and quiet place. It provided a cooling stopover when we explored the city and sites.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

I am not a catholic but the building is a delight to look at. the arches are interesting an d the patina outside is really photo worthy

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ColingUnther
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Big fans an doors which open all along the side of the cathedral made for a very comfortable time while at Mass

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank john O
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This is fairly small for a Cathedral but nevertheless is beautiful with wonderful stained glass windows mainly behind the main altar and side altars, which are both dedicated to Our Lady. The Stations of the Cross around the sides of the church are amongst the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ted R
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