Construction of this cathedral began in 1896 and continued
until 1908 before lapsing through lack of funds until
1954 when work recommenced. It was completed in 1977.
Dominating the Bendigo skyline, it is built of Geelong
sandstone and the tallest spire is 86.6 metres with the
bronze cross at its apex weighing 3 tonnes and standing
Experience over 100 exhibits, drop down Australia 's tallest
vertical slide and be dazzled by the stars in daily shows
at the brand new Bendigo Planetarium. Check out Kaleidoscope
– Specially designed area for infants to eight years.
Don your hard hat and experience the activity of a real
gold mine. You can travel 61 metres underground on a fully
guided tour and see early mining equipment, buildings
and machinery on the surface displays.
Memorial Military Museum Description: The Memorial Hall
stands as a monument to the everlasting glory of Bendigo
soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for justice and
freedom, and expresses the gratitude and homage of their
This Chinese Temple was built on a hill at Emu Point in
the 1860's of hand-made bricks and red-painted timber.
It is dedicated to Kuan Gung, a military hero of the third
century who restored peace and prosperity to China after
the collapse of the Han Dynasty.
It is the oldest Australian joss house still in use.