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St. Paul's Church

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Address: 1749 Argyle St., Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3K4, Canada
Phone Number: 1 902 429 2240
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Description: Built from timbers brought by sea from Boston in 1749, this historic site...
Built from timbers brought by sea from Boston in 1749, this historic site was the cathedral of the first Anglican bishop of Nova Scotia.
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A must see while in Halifax

This is a very old Anglican Church with lots of history. Request a guided tour, it is very interesting, with lots of history. Also see the stained glass window with the shape of a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Linda J
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Halifax, Canada
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Halifax, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a very old Anglican Church with lots of history. Request a guided tour, it is very interesting, with lots of history. Also see the stained glass window with the shape of a man's head that happened during the Halifax explosion.

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Manitoba, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We only had a few minutes to pop our heads in during a tour. We went back on a different day and they were closed - somewhat disappointing but what we did see was beautiful.

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denver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A must visit for those who want to experience an important part of Halifax history. The church is beautiful and a quiet place to reflect and take in the many beautiful stained glass windows. Near Provence House so visit both for sure.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Located right in the centre of downtown, this is another attractive building which is well worth a visit whilst in Halifax. Constructed out of timber it has managed to survive the ravages of time. Worth a stop as you wander around the city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

St. Paul's Church, built in 1750's, is one of the oldest buildings in town, but that wasn't why I wanted to visit it. It was easy to find as it occupies one end of a large public square up a few blocks from the waterfront. As I reached the front of the Church, I asked a local person coming out... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Conveys the history of the time. Beautiful stain glass. Organ pipes are blue and white, most unusual. Worth a brief visit.

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vancouver canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Unfortunately the church was close when we were there however it was still a nice church to observe from the outside.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

if you want some history regarding churches, organs and pipes, visit this church. beautiful stain glass windows.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Located in a grassy square opposite the architecturally interesting city hall..St. Paul's recalls the history of a city. Volunteers are eager to share Halifax history if you only ask.

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LaSalle, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

While I am not a deeply religious guy, I still appreciate history and culture, this is a beautiful old Church in amazing condition. I was amazed at the workmanship and would highly recommend a visit.

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