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St Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney

St Andrew's Cathedral - Sydney, Australia
St Andrew's Cathedral
Sydney Square, Sydney, NSW 2000Map
+61 2 9265 1661
Neighborhood: Haymarket
Overview

Governor Lachlan Macquarie wanted, a grand church for Sydney, and architect Francis Greenway, began work on a Gothic inspired metropolitan church. Building was abandoned many times due to funding, drought and Government objections. The sandstone Cathedral was completed in 1868, consecrated and opened as St Andrew's Cathedral on St. Andrew's Day. Features include the William Hill organ and 42 stained glass windows, which were removed during World War II and stored in the Blue Mountains for safekeeping.

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  • Type: Religious
  • Nearest Train: Town Hall Station
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