Saint Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney

Saint Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney

St. Andrews Cathedral is a historical Anglican Church in Australia. It is a small Gothic style building with a red stone exterior and twin towers located next to the Town Hall in Sydney.

The St. Andrews cathedral was designed by architect Edmund T. Blacket. The style was called perpendicular Gothic that was used in many cathedrals in Britain. Construction began in 1819 and the church was consecrated in 1868. A chapter house was added to the existing structure in 1886.

The interior of the church is adorned with unique tiles and marble floors. The stained glass windows depict the life and parables of Christ. The choir stalls are made of carved English oak. There are many plaques commemorating the founders of the church. The large organ was built in 1866. The lectern has a carved eagle that is the symbol of St. John. The font is a gift received by the cathedral in 1868.

A brochure is provided to help visitors find their way around the church. The main service is held at 10:30 and the Asian bible church is held at 2 pm every Sunday. Bible studies classes are held on all days of the week.

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Sight Name: Saint Andrew's Cathedral
Sight Location: Sydney, Australia (See walking tours in Sydney)
Sight Type: Religious
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