Trip Planner: Europe / UK / England / Merseyside / Liverpool / Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool
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.
Tours to Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool
Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool reviews
What a relief that the Cathedral is open every day (12 noon - 4pm Weekdays and Saturdays from 10am and Sunday 8.30am ...... with closing at 4pm). If you wish to visit or attend Mass you will need to..... more »
What a beautiful place. Has to be seen to be believed. So peaceful well worth the walk up the steps if you can get there more »
It's quite amazing. A roof over so vast a space without a pillar or column. The central altar is surrounded along all sides by large 'niches' for want of a better word, dedicated to worship or sculptures of whatever kind. It is a beautiful space and place, sitting on top of very wide stairs overlooking Hope Street. Cafe and shop are on street level. Well worth a visit, just to see or for quiet contemplation.
If you're looking to visit a modern auditorium devoid of any warmth or atmosphere - this is your kind place. However, if you're looking for a place of worship that expresses the beauty, permanence and transcendence of Catholicism, you'll have to look somewhere else. Ironically, Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral is probably going to be your best alternative to this monstrosity!
Plan your trip to Liverpool
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Liverpool
Side trips from Liverpool
Hidden gems in Liverpool
Museums in Liverpool
Parks in Liverpool
Trips to Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool by other users
1 day in Liverpool BY A USER FROM GERMANY Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool · A Hard Day's Night Taxi Tours · The Beatles Story 60 days in England BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM Durham · York · Lincoln 30 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM Manchester · London · Paris 47 days in England & Greece BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM Liverpool · Windermere · Cockermouth 14 days in Liverpool BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM Bronte Bell Chapel · National Railway Museum · Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool 60 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM INDONESIA Salisbury · Penzance · St. Helier