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St. Peter's Church

15 Gisborne St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9662 2391
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Peaceful sanctuary

This is a historic building not far from the more imposing catholic church. The building is a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JonHSydney
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Sydney, Australia
Ancient not Modern

This is the oldest Anglican church on its original site in Melbourne and is blessed with many... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Peter3152
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Auckland, New Zealand
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15 Gisborne St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a historic building not far from the more imposing catholic church. The building is a peaceful retreat not far from the hustle and bustle of the city. Homeless people congregate on the grounds of the church. I believe the church provides services to...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is the oldest Anglican church on its original site in Melbourne and is blessed with many precious artifacts and features. Dating from 1847 and with an 1848 pulpit, the church stood on the (then) highest point in the city but this should not put...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

This lovely wood filled church has a warmth and ambience as you move around viewing all the glass works, paintings and statues. The stained glass isn't tight tiny pieces making intricate objects, they are largely build so it is easy to clearly see the content...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

You don't have to be religious to appreciate this structure - didn't go in but saw it many times during my stay at the Park Hyatt. Such a dominating landmark that makes you think of the history of Melbourne - can only imagine Melbourne in...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2017

On a visit to a friend in hospital nearby we were attracted by the lovely bluestone exterior of part of the Church. On closer inspection we found out what an historical church this one is . St.Peters , Eastern Hill has been a Anglican Parish...More

Thank roy v
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

We strolled by the church while walking around Melbourne. We didn't go in but enjoyed the architecture. It is right behind the majestic St Pauls; combined they offer an interesting visit with some nice photo opportunities.

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

I attended a book fair here at the Church hall. I also went into the church which was quaint and had character. I was taken a back by the homeless person sleeping inside and let them sleep away. It has some lovely stained glass and...More

Thank Natalie1964
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Marking its 170th anniversary in 2016, St Peter's Church is tucked away opposite the mighty St Patrick's Cathedral. Nearby is the German Lutheran Church. The three making a holy trinity of historic churches. Walking into St Peter's is like walking into an old world Roman...More

Thank Rasputin21
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

St. Peters is a quaint small church across the street from St. Patrick's. It is one of the oldest churches in Melbourne founded in 1846. It is open during the day on most days so it gives you an opportunity to hang out in a...More

Thank Karla F
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

St Peter's is an Anglican Church. It is opposite St Patrick's Roman Catholic Cathedral, not far from the Parliament of Victoria. St Peter's is known as High Church, or Anglo Catholic. In other words, he service is similar to a Roman Catholic Mass, The Church...More

Thank Jeffry B
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