Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, Liverpool

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Seat of the Archbishop of Liverpool, Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool is also known as "Paddy's Wigwam" or the "Mersey Funnel." The construction of the modern building took from 1962 to 1967. Visit the bright nave and cathedral for a service or simply pop in to admire Frederick Gibberd's design. Include the crypt under the cathedral in your tour; a different designer prior to World War II constructed it earlier. This sheltered granite hideaway hosts the Liverpool Beer Festival every year, which attracts visitors from the around the world. Our Liverpool trip planner makes visiting Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool and other Liverpool attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Thai place was amazing It’s architecture, a place or worship So modern inside Such beautiful light coming in from all the stained window I particularly liked all the areas around the edges providing p...  more »
  • An incredibly stunning and building seen designed by a visionary architect. To appreciate the true impact of the stained glass, the cathedral is best seen on a sunny day but if you go to Liverpool mak...  more »
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  • Great, modern looking cathedral located between two universities. Totally worth checking it out. You don’t get that “feeling” you normally get from huge cathedrals but it is still awesome to check.
  • Interesting building. The largest Catholic Church in the England. Very modern, reminiscent to 60s era but a peaceful place to rest and unburden your weary soul . Donations encouraged for its daily upkeep. Security on watch.
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