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Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King

Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Review

Consecrated in 1967, this Roman Catholic cathedral is a modernistic, funnel-like structure of concrete, stone, and mosaic, topped with a glass lantern. Long, narrow, blue-glass windows separate chapels, each with modern works of art. An earlier design by classically inspired architect Edwin Lutyens was abandoned when World War II began (the current design is by Frederick Gibberd), but you can still take a look at Lutyen's vast brick-and-granite crypt and barrel-vaulted ceilings.

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  • Address: Mount Pleasant, City Centre, Liverpool, L3 5TQ | Map It
  • Phone: 0151/709–9222
  • Cost: £2.50 suggested donation; £3 Crypt and Treasury
  • Hours: Apr.–Oct., daily 7:30–6; Nov.–Mar., Mon.–Sat 7:30–6, Sun. 7:30–5
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  • Location: Liverpool
Updated: 06-13-2013

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