We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool

Book In Advance
All photos (957)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“stained glass”(312 reviews)
“paddy's wigwam”(122 reviews)
A 15-minute walk from its Anglican counterpart along Hope Street, 1960s' "futurism" best describes the exterior of what's locally know as "Paddy's Wigwam." The huge interiors illuminated by natural light through the exquisite stained glass is worth...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
As featured in 3 Days in Liverpool
Cathedral House Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5TQ, England
Central Liverpool
+44 151 709 9222
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool
from US$27.50
More Info
from US$21.10
More Info
Reviews (2,763)
Filter reviews
2,401 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews stained glass paddy's wigwam modern architecture lutyens crypt side chapels well worth a visit crown of thorns hope street sunny day beautiful building awe inspiring worship mass circular catholic tapestries prayer
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 2,401 reviews
Reviewed today

We haven't been before, this was our first time and what an experience it was. A local school was having their Christmas carol service. It was interesting to listen to the children speaking with great confidence. The Cathedral was one of the most modern we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lewis K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I attended this year's Carol service and it was really good and enjoyable. It's the first year I've been although I have always heard good things. There was a vast showcase of local talent along with a few bigger names. Although this is not something...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank O7817FHbenh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paddy's Wigwam is what we call it here in Liverpool. A very innovative design on the outside but it is on the inside where the full beauty of this amazing cathedral shines. It is flooded with colour from the beautiful stained glass crown, which gives...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JanBerrington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The circular interior is a truly impressive performance space. The stained glass cast strange shadows. Impressive stations of the cross and side chapels.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank johnwQ1928NJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Catholic Cathedral with its unusual design and fantastic ceiling of lights is an incredible monument to how the community works together to achieve something special :)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hancocks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not a Church goer but what an impressive building, the stained glass is exceptional, a very interesting layout, all are welcome, no entrance fees but donations can be made

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit to Liverpool and wanted to take in the sites, walking round the city and coming across the metropolitan cathedral and what a spectacular view.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sodge1978
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are not religious but felt it was worth visiting. We were not disappointed. The original Lutyens crypt is very impressive and is the modern building above it. Excellent access for disabled.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FearlessBrum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the cathedral for the first time and we were very impressed with the structure and the history of it

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank carolbilly1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit especially on a sunny day as the colours on the stained glass windows are stunning. Different as it is made from steel and concrete

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank samanthaa649
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 98 nearby hotels
Hallmark Inn Liverpool
848 reviews
.12 miles away
Aachen Hotel
306 reviews
.18 miles away
Hope Street Hotel
2,342 reviews
.27 miles away
Roscoe House
346 reviews
.28 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,993 nearby restaurants
771 reviews
.21 miles away
Free State Kitchen
513 reviews
.18 miles away
Cuthbert's Bakehouse
330 reviews
.16 miles away
320 reviews
.20 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 677 nearby attractions
Victoria Gallery & Museum
200 reviews
.14 miles away
Everyman Theatre
119 reviews
.12 miles away
The Lutyens Crypt & Treasury
14 reviews
.15 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
14 August 2015|
AnswerShow all 17 answers
Response from Janet L | Reviewed this property |
Hotel has an easy to follow map. Interesting walk, take sbout 15 mins max.