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Christ Church Cathedral

930 Burdett Ave.
Victoria , British Columbia, V8V 3V5, Canada
TEL: (250) 383-2714

Engagingly out of place among the skyscrapers of downtown, this 1895 Gothic-style cathedral features some of the most expertly crafted stained-glass windows in North America. An Anglican cathedral since 1929, Christ Church offers self-guided walking tours of its 32 Celtic-inspired windows, each depicting a different story from the New Testament. The cathedral's hammerbeam ceiling and peaceful dark-wood interior—along with its exceptional music program—have made the church a popular destination for tourists and worshippers alike. In addition to religious services, chamber music concerts and Shakespeare readings are also held on the premises.

Insider Tip:

For a special treat, stop in for Vespers (evening prayers) and Compline (9pm night prayers), both reportedly beautiful services to attend.

Amenities

Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Cathedral
  • Notable Architecture
  • Open to General Public
  • Self-Guided Tours

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