St Monica's Cathedral, Cairns

4.6
The first Catholic cathedral in Cairns, St Monica's Cathedral was built in 1927. The structure is an example of architecture using reinforced concrete, favored in this cyclone-prone area since the early 20th century. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Cairns holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the St Monica's Cathedral and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • I was amazed as we entered this place of beauty. It is plain on the outside but every piece of art is wonderful to see. Don't miss the baptistry and take some time to just sit and enjoy the...  more »
  • We were told about the unique stained glass windows, so quietly strolled through the cathedral discretely photographing. The windows depict the Creation with emphasis on the Coral Sea..  more »
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  • Great church. Priest is a wonderful fella. His homilies though, bless his heart, are increasingly tangential and rambly. Would love to see some new energy doing the homily. But overall an excellent church.
  • Ensure you visit this beautiful cathedral in Cairns. The stained glass windows are a treasure.

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