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Underground Catholic Church Of St Peter And Pauls

The first purpose built underground Catholic Church of its type in the world opened June 25 1967 and extensions completed September 1984. It still remains Australia's only purpose built underground Catholic Church and is classified a historical site in Coober Pedy, South Australia. Special features of the church include the bell tower, St Anthony's Window, the Jasper stone altar and sanctuary, and the Holy Picture of Marija Pomagaj. Post cards and fridge magnets are available for purchase and many visitors light a candle expressing a personal prayer.