St Monica's Cathedral, Cairns

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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  • These are stained glass windows like no other! Absolutely amazing scene of the creation story, featuring volcanoes and planets and the galaxy and kangaroos and rainforest. Absolutely worth going in fo...  more »
  • From the outside, St. Monica's Cathedral isn't all that impressive. One needs to go inside to truly appreciate it's beauty. The stained glass windows, depicting the creation, Australian wildlife and n...  more »
  • Visit and correct one of the largest theme stained glass. The stained-glass Windows depicting the story of the "creation" was truly amazing. Try slowly, not tourists or even a little bit away from the city centre. It is free of charge and so go take a look at location.
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  • Good place for leadlight lovers, and those who like to pay their respects to God
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  • Stunning cathedral for Cairns and worth checking out
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  • Beautiful stained glass windows. Definitely worth a visit just to see it.

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