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St. David's Cathedral

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Address: 125 Macquarie St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 6234 4900
08:30 - 17:00
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Sun 08:00 - 19:30
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Main church in Hobart

This cathedral is more or less central to the CBD and offers some respite from the main shopping area. It has some lovely stained glass windows.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kathryn W
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cathedral is more or less central to the CBD and offers some respite from the main shopping area. It has some lovely stained glass windows.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

St. David's Cathedral is the main Anglican Church in Hobart and is beautifully designed. I visited the cathedral in late afternoon and was the only person inside. Perfect for silent prayer and reflection.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful historic building that is just not used enough. A Hobart landmark that is just unappreciated

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Many churches we visited overseas were locked up tight but this one welcomes visitors and anyone wanting quiet contemplation and is ooen for all comers. Not ostentatious, lovely stained glass and interesting paintings. Warm and welcoming.

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Tasmania, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Definitely worth a visit when wandering around Hobart city. The interior is quite lovely, as are the stained glass windows, but it is the atmosphere that really stands out. Occasionally you can catch organ recitals here. Entry by donation.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

St David's is a magnificent architecture. The whole building, inside and out is so well. preserved and it's a real pleasure to be at a service. There's a little shop attached that sell some wonderful goods too and I often get gifts there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Went to an intimate (in choir) evensong the last Sunday in June -- beautiful service, music, warm welcome. . Went back a few days later to spend more time -- beautiful windows, good explanatory pamphlet on history and cathedral ; also amazing exhibit of paintings by Maz Gil-Harper.

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Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Worth a visit be especially if you have had ancestors married here like we have. Our 3xGreat Grandparents were married here in 1812. So it was exciting to come and walk in their footsteps and take in the ambience. Wonderful stained glass windows.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

This is a distinct church building among most low rise buildings in Hobart, Tasmania. I found the stained glass window painting very beautiful and took a snap shot of it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Located at the corner of Macquarie and Murray Streets, the building is on the register of the National Estate. In 1842, Hobart was formally declared a city. The then existing St. David's Church became St. David's Cathedral. The current Cathedral was built between 1868 and 1936 and is in the Gothic Revival style. There are stones onsite dating from the... More 

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