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Architectural gem in the high arctic

We have been to Iqaluit before, and have always marvelled at this beautiful church. It really... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
BenLar137
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Calgary, Canada
Attended Sunday worship service

There is an English language service and the ministers were very careful to help visitors... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Jeannette S
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Barrie, Canada
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16 Aug 2018
“Architectural gem in the high arctic”
15 Aug 2017
“Attended Sunday worship service”
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

We have been to Iqaluit before, and have always marvelled at this beautiful church. It really echoes a traditional Inuit structure in very respectful way. Our stays in Iqaluit have been too brief to see the inside so far, but it does lift our hearts...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

There is an English language service and the ministers were very careful to help visitors participate in the service. Coffee after church was in the soup kitchen next door.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jeannette S
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I attended as a worshipper on a Sunday morning. At the 9:45 am service (English)...great musicians (!) and beautiful singing of classic hymns from the 1970's era. A couple of friendly congregational women and the clergy couple engaged me. It was an easy to follow...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Worth visiting for a Sunday service. Anglican or not, you will be welcomed warmly here. On Sundays, English services start at 9:45 a.m and in Inuktitut at 11 a.m. The interior is beautiful with a beautiful wood altar, a cross made of what appears to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank capebretonboy
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This is a can't miss... a unique building rebuilt after the 2005 fire. Typical tourist stops are a must, but this is a must-must-must place to go. Many are the services are in Inuktitut so drop in for the experience too!!

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank susangX2112JZ
Reviewed 14 October 2015

It can be tricky getting inside if your not in town on a Sunday, but you can stop by the church office next down and ask to see inside. Donations always appreciated.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Douglas C
Reviewed 12 June 2015

The original one was burned down years ago. The rebuild is amazing. The art and carvings are amazing.

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank NewSouth2410
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Built like an Igloo. Even if I am not of the that faith, I attended Easter Sunday services there and enjoyed the friendship and exchanges of good wished by most of the attendees.

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 22 November 2014 via mobile

The interior is remarkable and the cross made of narwhal tusk is worth viewing. Overall a lovely cathedral and certainly worth a visit.

5  Thank jamesmorton
Reviewed 28 July 2014

"Take a picture, my friend," as my native friend would say. The "igloo church" is simply an unusual architecture. While you are at it, take a wide shot that includes the adjacent elementary school and the high school behind it. They are all remarkable for...More

Date of experience: July 2014
6  Thank snochasr
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