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St Patrick's Catholic Church

47 Hill Street, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa
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Lovely!

Locked and difficult to get into, but we were kindly let in in the side door. Very unusual... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
Antony C
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Beautiful Church

St Patrick's is a beautiful stone built church, with a quiet prayerful interior. Built with the... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Commited_Traveller
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24 Jun 2017
“Lovely!”
29 May 2017
“Beautiful Church”
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47 Hill Street, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Locked and difficult to get into, but we were kindly let in in the side door. Very unusual architecture for a church, but beautiful and well worth the visit.

Thank Antony C
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

St Patrick's is a beautiful stone built church, with a quiet prayerful interior. Built with the support of the Irish soldiers stationed in the area at the time, it was dedicated for worship in 1844. Well worth a visit.

Thank Commited_Traveller
Reviewed 25 June 2016

To any visitor who takes a look at the current pic on TA, and then goes looking for St Patricks, then you have a better chance than most of finding snakes in Ireland, than finding this church. Rather google it and then you will have...More

1  Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

St Patrick's is on Hill St next to the public library. The photograph here is not of any church in Grahamstown. St Patrick's refers to the Catholic Church. Some reviewers seem to be confusing it with the town's Anglican cathedral of St Michael and St...More

Thank Greenhatgirl
Reviewed 28 January 2016

The fathers wouldn't mind if you asked them to open up the church so you can look at the amazing altar piece and spectacular high roof! Student mass is offered on Sundays 18:30

Thank HoogKJ
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Of course I am biased when it comes to this Church. When I visit Grahamstown for the Festival I celebrate Sunday Mass here. So I do find it a home from home so to speak and the architecture adds to the experience.

Thank MervynGatcke
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Nice cathedral in the center of Grahamstown with a unique history. St Patrick's Church in Grahamstown, has played many roles in its time. From saving the souls of people, to saving and protecting the people themselves. A large garrison was retained in Grahamstown during the...More

1  Thank Robert R
Reviewed 2 July 2013

When celebrating mass here one cannot but be impressed by this magnificent building itself. Here is something about the history of the Church from Ancestry24: "A Gothic Revival building in Grahamstown, probably designed by Maj. Charles Jasper Selwyn of the Royal Engineers. The priest in...More

1  Thank MervynGatcke
Reviewed 25 February 2013

the catholic priest delivered a spiritual and meaningful homily.as visitors we were welcomed and were very impressed by the down to earth and lovely ay in which Father conducted the mass .

1  Thank jeffrey k
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