St. Peter's Cathedral, Adelaide

St. Peter's Cathedral, Adelaide

St Peter's Cathedral is an Anglican Cathedral in the South Australian capital of Adelaide and the seat of the Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Adelaide. The cathedral is situated on approximately one acre of land and its south face has similar features to the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, including an ornate rose window above the main entrance which depicts stories of South Australia and the Bible.

The cathedral's interior is 203 feet (62 m) long of which the Lady Chapel occupies 30 feet (9 m) and the nave and chancel the remainder. The nave is 59 feet (18 m) wide and, at the top of the spire's crosses, the cathedral rises 168 feet (51.2 m) from ground level. In the western tower is the cathedral's ring of eight bells. With the tenor bell weighing over 40 long hundredweights they are the heaviest ring of bells in the Southern Hemisphere, and the second heaviest ring of eight in the world.

Opening hours: Monday – Saturday: 9:30 am – 4 pm; Sunday: between services and 12 pm – 4 pm
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Sight Name: St. Peter's Cathedral
Sight Location: Adelaide, Australia (See walking tours in Adelaide)
Sight Type: Religious
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