St Monica's Cathedral, Cairns

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#9 of 120 in Historic Sites in Queensland
Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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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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  • Amazing! You'll never see the like anywhere else. The windows defy description. The artists started with creation and finished with a green Australia. The peace window gives a time for reflection . 
    Amazing! You'll never see the like anywhere else. The windows defy description. The artists started with creation and finished with a green Australia. The peace window gives a time for reflection .  more »
  • We called in here on a guided tour. The leadlight windows were supurb. Certainly worth a visit and the guide had lots of information regarding the history of the church. If you want to go self... 
    We called in here on a guided tour. The leadlight windows were supurb. Certainly worth a visit and the guide had lots of information regarding the history of the church. If you want to go self...  more »
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  • A fitting place for Suzie's funeral service. Lovely to see the colours laid up there.
  • Its a modern yet beautiful building with the essence of God.

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