Saint Andrew’s Cathedral (Chinese: 圣安德烈座堂; pinyin: Shèng Āndéliè Zuòtáng; Malay: Katedral St Andrew; Tamil: செயிண்ட் ஆண்ட்ரூ கதீட்ரல்) is an Anglican cathedral in Singapore, the country’s largest cathedral. It is near City Hall, MRT Interchange in the Downtown Core, within the Central Area in Singapore’s central business district. It is the Cathedral church of the Anglican Diocese of Singapore and the mother church of her 27 parishes and more than 55 congregations. A church existed on the site since 1836, the current church however was built in 1856–1861. The logo of the Cathedral is the St Andrew’s Cross. 2006 marked the 150th anniversary of the St Andrew’s Church Mission which was initiated in 1856.
St Andrew’s Cathedral is one of Singapore’s most treasured works of architecture. Gazetted as a national monument on 1973, you’ll stand in awe at its majestic facade, with extended pinnacles and a glossy white exterior. Take a coffee break and enjoy our free wifi at The Cathedral Cafe which is conveniently located beside the City Hall MRT entrance (North Bridge Road).
A piece of land between Hill Street and North Bridge Road was allocated by Sir Stamford Raffles in his Town Plan of 1822 for the siting of an Anglican church, however, construction of the church did not begin until funds were raised by the community in 1834. The church was named Saint Andrew after the patron saint of Scotland in honour of the Scottish community who had donated to the building fund.
Originally constructed in 1832, the building was struck by lightning twice and demolished. The new cathedral was completed in 1862, in an English Gothic style and is Singapore’s largest cathedral with its majestic facades and a glossy white exterior.
Opening Closing Time Monday to Saturday 9 am-5 pm
Entrance Fee Free Entry
Address 11 St Andrew’s Rd, Singapore 178959
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