Tour to Places of Worship around City of Greater Bendigo: Brimbank and Maribyrnong Interfaith Network

From November 11, 2017 08:45 until November 11, 2017 17:20

Tour to Places of Worship around City of Greater Bendigo: Brimbank and Maribyrnong Interfaith Network

The Brimbank and Maribyrnong Interfaith Network invites you to:

Tour to Places of Worship around City of Greater Bendigo

Date: Saturday 11 November 2017      Time: 8:45am - 5:20pm
Bus Pick up locations: 8:45am @ Maribyrnong City Council Corner Hyde and Napier streets, Footscray 
9:05am @ Brimbank City Council, 301 Hampshire Rd, Sunshine (In front of VISY Cares Hub)
Bus Returns: 5:00pm @ Brimbank City Council 301 Hampshire Rd, Sunshine (In front of VISY Cares Hub)
5:20pm @ Maribyrnong City Council Corner Hyde and Napier streets, Footscray

Bendigo is home to some of the most spectacular architecturally designed places of worship in Australia, including:

The Sacred Heart Cathedral in Bendigo: Constructed in the 19th Century and completed in the late 20th Century, it is one of the world's finest Gothic Revival cathedrals. The Cathedral is an icon of Bendigo and occupies a central place in the community for people of all faiths. It provides opportunities for tourism, the performing arts and many other avenues of community participation.

The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion: A Stupa is the most sacred monument in the Buddhist world. It is a symbolic representation of the fully Enlightened mind and the path to Enlightenment. As the sacred texts are the verbal expression of the Dharma, so the Stupa is its architectural expression. The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion, when fully completed, will be 50 metres (164 feet) square at its base and nearly 50 metres high making it the largest Stupa in the Western World.

Join us for a guided bus tour on Saturday November 11th to various places of worship around City of Greater Bendigo.

Lunch: People to provide their own lunch. Refreshments will be provided on the bus.

Cost: Free
Online bookings: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/tour-to-places-of-worship-around-city-of-greater-bendigo-11-november-2017-tickets-38649686252
More information:
Petr Svoboda at Maribyrnong City Council | petr.svoboda@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au | 03 9688 0452 | http://www.bmin.org.au


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