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Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

222 East Harris Street, Savannah, GA 31401 (Downtown)
912 233 4709
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Ranked #3 of 100 Attractions in Savannah
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Hiking
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The oldest Roman Catholic church in Georgia.
Attraction details
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Hiking
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The oldest Roman Catholic church in Georgia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

The outside was very nice but the inside was so increditable. The high ceiling and the beautiful windows and a huge pipe organ if u r in savannah it is a must see

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Having recently toured some of the great cathedrals and churches of Europe, this cathedral is a bit of a disappointment. Locals who have lived in Savannah for a long time really appreciate the renovations, but not having seen it before those fixes, I can't comment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

The exquisite art and architecture offer great appeal for the spiritual and secular traveler alike! Whether you live here or visit for a few days, please treat yourself to a visit!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

We were fortunate to be in Savannah just before Christmas and were able to attend the Chrismas Carol service at t

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

It's beautiful inside this church, year round. Definitely worth a few minutes of your time... especially during Christmas. The decor is lovely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Do yourself a favor and stop into this cathedral while you're in Savannah--you won't regret it! We were able to spend only a few minutes inside, as we were on a trolley tour that was kind enough to stop and let us off, but couldn't stay long. The tour guide actually said, "You'll want to spend hours in here, so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Beautiful stain glass windows and the Organ is outstanding. This beautiful Cathedral is a must if visiting the Historic area in Savannah.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

We were allowed to visit right before a scheduled Mass. I was able to light a candle and my husband compared the cathedral to the interior of our home church.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

What a beautiful church! The stain glass windows and the pipe organ are flat out magnificent! You feel different when you enter the church, like you have gone back in time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

The Catholic Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is a MUST SEE for everyone who travels to Savannah. The beathtaking beauty of the cathedral is, in my view, only exceeded by that of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. Last weekend my wife and I attended a special Christmas holiday concert by the Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra in the St. John... More 

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