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Cathedral Church of St. Mary

Parnell Rd. and St. Stephen's Ave., Auckland, New Zealand
303 9500
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
1 Mar 2017
“Wooden church next to the cathedral”
17 Dec 2016
“friendly visit”
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Parnell Rd. and St. Stephen's Ave., Auckland, New Zealand
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303 9500
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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Landmark building and a huge space. Worth a visit and it's quite peaceful. A little difficult to find parking at busy times.

Thank Aklguy
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I am not sure why there is a church next to the cathedral but is is a beautiful old style building. Lovely old wooden beams make this a must see. Easy if you are looking at teh cathedral.

1  Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 17 December 2016

called in to see the cathedral but this church is worth a look classic timber and a totally different architecture to the cathedral. Our visit was made worthwhile by two lovely ladies who explained a number of things about the church and its history. Do...More

1  Thank Ian M
Reviewed 13 December 2016

It's a little surprising to see so few reviews of this lovely old building on Tripadvisor. Particularly in tandem with the Holy Trinity Cathedral next door, St Mary's is well worth a visit. It has superb colonial joinery throughout with massive amounts of hardwood timber...More

1  Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed 30 June 2015

For those who value the experience of attending a church with tradition and beauty as well as a fine sermon, this is it.

2  Thank Michal M
Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

A wooden cathedral very well preserved that it's worth to visit. Very friendly staff will give you the story of the cathedral in your own mother language.

1  Thank DamianPiza
Reviewed 28 April 2014

St Mary's is a large and very beautiful wooden church in the gothic revival style. It originally sat on the other side of Parnell Road but was moved to sit alongside the new Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in the early 1980s. This really was...More

Thank 247Travel
Reviewed 5 February 2014

Strolling through Parnell we came here and found the choir rehearsing. Always adds a touch of magic to a church that does. The church looks wonderful and is worth a visit.

Thank randrnz
Reviewed 23 May 2013

A lovely little church, well cared for and a holy feel to it. Not far from the Holy Trinity, it's worth a visit and look for the architecture's peculiar signature !

Thank Clairee23
Reviewed 7 February 2013

This is the original Auckland Cathedral, now sited alongside a much larger brick replacement which is as unattractive as St. Mary's is charming. The old church is completely made of native timbers, glowing kauri throughout, and is utterly beautiful. The windows are generally good, well-coloured,...More

Thank Nyree13
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