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“Stunning stained glass windows”

St Monica's Cathedral
Ranked #9 of 66 things to do in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

Definitely worth visiting for any visitor to Cairns. The building doesn't look like much from the exterior, but the interior has beautiful stained glass windows across three walls telling the story of creation. Well with a visit and photography is allowed.

1  Thank Ray J
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

We attended church service and stayed for the audio concerning their large church windows. The history and thought around the creation of the windows is great. The Peace Window was my favorite. Plus this is free!

1  Thank ABF67002
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

I always insist on attending mass on Sundays even on holidays.
People in St Monica was very welcoming to us tourist even though we were not familiar with their procedures. The church was very accessible on foot.

1  Thank thlkenneth
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

We only found out about this place because our tour guide for the Kuranda trip informed us. We went the next day to see the beautiful memorial and creation windows. The Baptistry is also amazing. The pamphlet was handy to inform us of the making of the windows and what each represented.

1  Thank Susan M
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

The audio story and explanation of each window panel are played after mass and the bookshop is open. Obviously be respectful and quiet. Photos are ok as far as I know.

Thank Paul M
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