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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  • how awsome! some visionery artist! i enjoyed looking at this for a very long time. thinking about how creation started...  more »
  • The cathedral is worth a visit purely for the stained glass. It is nothing like you have ever seen before. Magnificent  more »
  • Saint Monica's Cathedral might not be an architectural standout, if it weren't for the unbelievably beautiful stained glass windows. Twelve windows panels on the sides of the church depict The Creatio...  more »
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  • Stunning cathedral for Cairns and worth checking out
  • Beautiful stained glass windows. Definitely worth a visit just to see it.
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Where to stay in Cairns

Though Cairns seems to offer an endless selection of cozy rooms, most budget-friendly options remain fully booked through the high season, stretching from June to September. Reserve early if you want a hotel room packed with amenities, or look for alternative lodgings in the city's smaller inns. As the backpacker capital of northern Queensland, Cairns features dozens of economical hostels providing comfortable beds and free Wi-Fi. For something far more luxurious, look for centrally located rental apartments with spacious rooms and harbor views.
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