There are a number of places of worship for all denominations and many are worth visiting.
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The synagogue dates from 1878 and a stunning ceiling with tiny gold leaf stars. The attached museum has a collection of Jewish artefacts. 187 Elizabeth Street. (02 9267 2477).
Garrison (Holy Trinity) Church
This was the first official military church with lots of regimental flags and features a cedar pulpit. The parish hall was originally a school and was where Edmund Barton the first prime minister of Australia was educated. Argyle Street,Sydney (02 9247 1268)
Nan Tien Temple
Built in 1995 and one of the largest Buddhist temples in the southern hemisphere. A feature is the garden and the shrine with many thousands of Buddhas. Berkely Road, Outer South (02 4272 0600).
St. Andrew's Cathedral
St. Andrew's Cathedral was commenced in 1819, but not completed until 49 years later, designed by Edmund Blackett. There is a flag within which was carried at the Gallipoli landings. The Cathedral stands with it's back to the street and main door and spires fronting onto Sydney Square. Take the train to Town Hall or Sydney Explorer, Stop 15. George Street.
St James Anglican Church
St. Mary's Cathedral
St Patrick's Church
A sandstone church was one of the first catholic chapels built on land doante3d by William Davis an Irishmen transported in 1798. 20 Governor Street, The Rocks (02 9247 3525).
Sze Up Temple
Built in 1898 by immigrants from Sze Up in China and used by many as a place to make offerings. Edward Street, Inner West.
The Baha'i Temple