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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  • I love this place; I am not a catholic but the architecture is simply stunning both outdoors and in. Built in the 1960s the locals affectionately refer to this as "Paddy's Wigwam" :). The Catholic and...  more »
  • The Roman Catholic cathedral is an absolute must if, like me, you are at all interested in architecture. It's absolutely stunning, both inside and out. Allow 1 to 2 hours to see everything.  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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