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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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As featured in Budget friendly Savannah
Ranked #3 of 121 Attractions in Savannah
Type: Religious Sites
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Hiking
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description: The oldest Roman Catholic church in Georgia.
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LaPorte, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

The Cathedral is worth seeing. The design and architecture is excellent and provides inspiration. We arrived around noon and waited until the mid-day service was finished and the wait was well work it.

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Greenville, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

This is one of the prettiest cathedrals you'll ever see in the US. Watch for mass times and look out for special occasions - you'll not be able to tour then. It is an active parish church, after all. Don't miss it if you're in Savannah.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We were walking the streets, taking in the sights when we happened upon this cathedral. It's definitely worth your time to stop in and admire the architecture inside. They don't charge admission, but do request a $2 donation.

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North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We decided to stop here while on the trolley tour and we are so glad that we did!! Definitely a must but be sure to take note of the tour hours! The art and architecture inside are absolutely beautiful! We paid a $1 to light a candle and then gave a $2 donation which is suggested when you walk in,... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Beautiful Church and well worth a visit. There is not entrance fee as such but it is recommended you make a small donation to the church around $2 if my memory services me right. As you walk in it is quite breath-taking and the stained glass windows were amazing.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

An art lovers dream. Beautiful windows, and the Stations of the Cross sculptures were impressive. If you need a little quite calm in your day, go inside, sit awhile, soak up the vib!

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW via mobile

Such an amazing and beautiful church no matter your faith. The moment you walk inside, instant peace is felt. I stayed for an hour soaking up the atmosphere and enjoying the company of those who seemed to feel the same vibe of pure devotion as well.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

This is a beautiful cathedral in the centre of Savannah. Entrance is free but a $2 is recommended and its beautiful. We spent a good half hour taking in all the stained glass windows and architecture that the cathedral has. A spiritual experience not to be missed

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Danville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

This church was absolutely beautiful and a must see on the tour. The stain glass and the painting are truly works of art.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Really worth taking a look! The inside is awe-inspiring, really. They accept donations and have a donation box at the front if you'd like to give. They are still an active church so you have to time your visit around services.

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