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Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

Address: 222 East Harris Street, Savannah, GA 31401 (Downtown)
Phone Number: 912 233 4709
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Ranked #2 of 114 Attractions in Savannah
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Hiking
Fee: No
Owner description: The oldest Roman Catholic church in Georgia.
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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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Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The stained glass in this old cathedral was magnificent. There was beauty everywhere in the architecture. The beautiful pipe organ was the largest I've ever seen.

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Oxford, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

A must if you like stained glass windows. This is living breathing church with regular services so be aware that it is not always open for visitors. It rivals many churches in Europe.

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San Antonio, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful church and is worth seeing, even if you only have a couple minutes like we did. The outside itself is amazing but the inside is breathtaking.

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Burlington, Connecticut
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

If you are in the area you should stop and see this Cathedral, its lovely and folks are very friendly.

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Mumbai
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

The cathedral is beautifully constructed with spectacular interiors. The use of colours is very well done. Unfortunately there was a service in progress when we visited it, so we were not allowed to tour the facility.

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Holywell, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This is a lovely building, inside the stained glass and the magnificent altar are amazing. It is also a very peaceful place to sit and contemplate

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Orlando, Florida
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This is a really beautiful cathedral that should not be missed. There is something really special about it and the statues are gorgeous. We went at Christmas and the nativity was beautiful. We also attended mass, which was nice even though we are not Catholic.

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Commerce, Georgia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This Church is so Beautiful. If you have time this is a must see!!! I could sit in here for hours. Lot's of history.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This church is beautiful. No more words. The only thing I didn't like is they asked for donations. But I do understand they need the money for the upkeep from all the tourists.

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Oak Island, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Beautiful church on a beautiful and quiet square. Walkable from the river front, also not far from Forsyth Park. I love the story of Jesus that lines the walls. So peaceful.

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