Have lived my whole life in Perth and never stepped inside St George's, it is so stunning! If a visitor to Perth it is a must see!!! It also has a incredible history! Hope it doesn't take me as long for my second visit!
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This Anglican Church is a quiet and peaceful place to visit. There are several altars in the front of the church and they have some really beautiful stained glass windows and wonderful high ornate ceilings.
When we wandered in to the cathedral we were pleasantly surprised to find the annual schools' art exhibition taking up the side aisles. The art works were generally very fine and some were excellent and were displayed to great advantage in this fine, if small,...More
We stumbled across St. George's Cathedral when walking through from Hay Street to St. George's Terrace. The door was open so we wandered in. We were greeted by an elderly gentleman who gave us a brief history of the cathedral building and invited us to...More
This is a nice cathedral, but compared to St. Mary's which is nearby, St. George's feels like a really dark place with not enough lighting. You feel as if you were in some dark medieval castle, not in the middle of modern city - but...More
Apart from the cathedral carrying out the thrice spiritual services each week day, they also hold art exhibitions inside the cathedral. Check out on their web site/face book. This house of God is a great display of the skill of the early pioneers and their...More
We were passing by and wandered into St Georges Cathedral, they were just clearing out all the art work from there yearly competition, we were advised to wander around and not to miss the alter to the World Wars that is off to the left...More
Lovely interiors with its mix of colours and materials, a welcoming place and performance space which I would highly recommend to visit. Noticed they have fortnightly Concerts at One on Wednesdays 1pm. which we'll definitely be back to experience.
The original church dated to 1841 and construction of the present Cathedral dates to 1879 with the building consecrated in 1888. Between 1902 and 1923 the tower, alabaster reredos, Burt Memorial Hall and Soldiers Chapel were added. Over the ensuing years, there were various other...More