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Address: Corner Cathedral Lane and Queen Street, Durban 2004, South Africa

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Great Cathedral.

This is a lovely church and the inside has one of the best stations of the cross.This Catheral is well maintained and is next to the Dennis Hurley centre.Well worth a visit for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
sandra p
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a lovely church and the inside has one of the best stations of the cross.This Catheral is well maintained and is next to the Dennis Hurley centre.Well worth a visit for all.

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Always nice to get in for prayers when one travels it just blesses every other thing. Nice Big well looked after Roman Catholic Church

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Thank Ayanda N
Maputo, Mozambique
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

During our visit to Durban we visit this church and it is amazing. The interior has figures in stone that counts Jesus story and it is very well maintained. The back of the church worths a visit too, because it has beautiful stone work.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

I visited the church through my existing church.Lived in Durban all my life and being a Catholic have never visited the Cathedral.It was absolutely amazing and beautiful.

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Thank Sop1975
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Attended Mass on Saturday evening. Beautiful church and very friendly people. Enjoyed the priests homily. We were invited to take the offering up. Felt very at home.

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Portoviejo, Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

I attended a Sunday mass on April 2nd. 2016. The English mass would be at 7:45 but I attended the 10 a.m. service mostly in IsiZulu. I was a stranger in the place so I got some stares. However, I witnessed a beautiful service and wonderful hymns. It was also a very emotional moment for me, knowing that the people... More 

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Thank Eduardo F
Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

What a beautiful church, and under appreciated. Lovely well taken care of small grounds. Beautiful architecture. There is a walkway to the adjoining Denis Hurley Centre

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2012

Good test of skill required here. Lots of trees and the river to contend with.If you like Golf you will enjoy this course. Go early as it can be very hot in March

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2011

Built in the heart of Durban and visited by dignitaries around the world, the cathedral is a wonderful place to visit. Note must be made of the beautiful stained glass windows depicting the "stations of the cross" donated by the Princess Eugenie of France in honor of her fallen son, the Prince Imperial. The cathedral also played a pivotal role... More 

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