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Address: 65 Tyne Street, Invercargill 9840, New Zealand
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You can see this building from any part of Invercargill

Never got to go inside, but what a huge church it is. A beautiful copper dome that stands out from any part of the city. A true representation of the heritage of the era that it... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 January 2017
Brenda B
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Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Never got to go inside, but what a huge church it is. A beautiful copper dome that stands out from any part of the city. A true representation of the heritage of the era that it was built.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

After seeing this beautiful building from outside we decided that this was the place to attend Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve. The choir were outstanding and we both enjoyed an upliftinmg service.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

lovely from the outside a very beautifully designed church, situated near the otepuni gardens, not sure if your allowed oto look inside

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

What a surprise. Knew nothing about this Basilica but when we saw the wonderful exterior we went inside and were pleased that we did.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Nice to see the beauty of the exterior of the Basilica. Tucked away on a minor road. Interior rather plain for a Catholic church.

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Thank Dave W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Only saw this from the outside but the building is magnificent. This is a very imposing structure. Well worth a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

A landscape icon of Invercargill this Basilica is our touch of Rome. Sedately approachable with wide steps for access, your soul will be refreshed once inside with the quiet graciousness, the elegance of the architecture and the stained-glass windows and panels. A wonderful organ provides music for the choir. Do take the time to visit, it will be worthwhile.

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Thank Anne M
Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is a beautiful church with amazing stained glass windows. It has gorgeous statues and a lovely pipe organ

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

This stood out as a beautiful building in a fairly drab part of Invercargill. It has obviously been lovingly cared for by its congregation. The fine architecture has been enhanced by the work that has been done.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

As a great grandson of the builder, Mr Michael Joseph Frain, it was indeed a gratifying accomplishment to view the works of this ancestor.

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