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St. Mary's Basilica

65 Tyne Street, Invercargill 9840, New Zealand
+64 3-218 4123
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Basilica architectural style

A beautiful building easily viewed from many parts of the city it gets its name from the... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Tina M
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Hobart, Australia
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Beautiful domed roof is visible from many parts of Invercargill, a beautiful church...

A small spiral stair case in the back left hand corner is very Beautiful.... the ONLY church in... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
ibaas2016
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Brisbane, Australia
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65 Tyne Street, Invercargill 9840, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

A beautiful building easily viewed from many parts of the city it gets its name from the architectural style. The rose window is a beautiful addition

Thank Tina M
Reviewed 16 March 2017

A small spiral stair case in the back left hand corner is very Beautiful.... the ONLY church in Invercargill that had its doors open, congratulations on this..... no locked doors, thank you. Beautiful archways and a gorgeous round picture window that really set the scene....More

Thank ibaas2016
Reviewed 24 February 2017

A beautifully designed and built church situated on the edge of an outstanding park, both worth the visit. Although now over 100 years old the interior is remarkably modern, light and airy with a spectacular stained glass window and, of course the domed ceiling. You...More

Thank leondegraff
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Never got to go inside, but what a huge church it is. A beautiful copper dome that stands out from any part of the city. A true representation of the heritage of the era that it was built.

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 3 January 2017

After seeing this beautiful building from outside we decided that this was the place to attend Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve. The choir were outstanding and we both enjoyed an upliftinmg service.

Thank jennyandchris2015
Reviewed 11 December 2016

lovely from the outside a very beautifully designed church, situated near the otepuni gardens, not sure if your allowed oto look inside

Thank sarah g
Reviewed 28 November 2016

What a surprise. Knew nothing about this Basilica but when we saw the wonderful exterior we went inside and were pleased that we did.

Thank Avntheothers
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Nice to see the beauty of the exterior of the Basilica. Tucked away on a minor road. Interior rather plain for a Catholic church.

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Only saw this from the outside but the building is magnificent. This is a very imposing structure. Well worth a visit.

Thank Max M
Reviewed 12 October 2016

A landscape icon of Invercargill this Basilica is our touch of Rome. Sedately approachable with wide steps for access, your soul will be refreshed once inside with the quiet graciousness, the elegance of the architecture and the stained-glass windows and panels. A wonderful organ provides...More

Thank Anne M
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