Underground Church

The Catacomb Church - Saint Peter & Paul's Catholic Church


Useful Information

Location: Coober Pedy, 850km north of Adelaide and 680km south of Alice Springs. Off main street on Halliday Pl. (29°0'11.79"S, 134°45'46.75"E)
Open: All year daily.
[2007]
Fee: free.
[2007]
Classification:  Cave Church
Light: electric
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History

 
1977church built.

Description

Saint Peter & Paul is the first underground church in Coober Pedy. Today it as a katholic church, but originally it was used by all denominations of religion. When it was built, everyone was helping, a true pioneer manner. This underground church is cut out of the rock in the form of a cross: two passages crossing each other, which gives it a typical church-like shape.


See also


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