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Cathedral of St. John the Divine

Btwn Newgate & Long Sts, St. John's, Antigua
+1 268-462-4686
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Religious and architectural landmark, a beautiful neo-Baroque building looming largely over the city of St. John's.
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  • Average29%
  • Poor13%
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Btwn Newgate & Long Sts, St. John's, Antigua
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"beautiful cathedral"
in 7 reviews
"donation box"
in 5 reviews
"renovation work"
in 4 reviews
"old church"
in 6 reviews
"under restoration"
in 4 reviews
"major renovation"
in 3 reviews
"john's cathedral"
in 3 reviews
"stained glass"
in 2 reviews
"wooden interior"
in 2 reviews
"a small gift shop"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful wood"
in 2 reviews
"state of disrepair"
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"small donation"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 8 reviews
"termites"
in 18 reviews
"earthquake"
in 12 reviews
"cemetery"
in 11 reviews
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Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

This cathedral is still undergoing refurbishment but we were able to go inside. It is full of beautiful wood which gives it a warm rich feel and it has a surprisingly low ceiling.. when it is fully back in action it will be a wonderful...More

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Reviewed January 2, 2018

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine is located on the top of the hill in the city and is a very visible landmark when you come into port. It is currently undergoing restoration after years of neglect, but is still worth a short visit...More

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Reviewed December 30, 2017

We visited the cathedral during a recent visit to St Johns, The cathedral is situated on a hill looking down into St Johns and while the outside of the building is very impressive the inside is undergoing extensive repairs to termite damage. We were given...More

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Reviewed December 28, 2017

We stopped in Antigua on our cruise because St Martin is not ready for cruise ships, yet. I had not researched Antigua prior to leaving home, so we just walked around looking at the shops and buildings. Fortunately, we walked by this Cathedral. It is...More

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Reviewed December 27, 2017

I recently went on a tour of this Cathedral, the largest cathedral in the world – so large in fact, it’s over two football fields long and the Statue of Liberty would fit comfortably under its central dome. The tour was arranged by Big Apple...More

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Reviewed December 22, 2017

Interesting and worthwhile to visit. In the middle of extensive renovation work and they need the support of travellers with a few dollars to spare.

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Reviewed November 24, 2017

Stop in to see the beautiful restoration of this century old Cathedral. Browse the cemetery with Ancient graves and markers. The church upon completion with hold up to 2,000 people of all religions. I wish them well and hope the restoration goes well. It is...More

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Reviewed November 19, 2017

A very up hill walk from the cruise terminal along some very uneven footpaths then you reach a very old imposing building. Some more uneven steps & crumbling masonry. The cathedral is at present having lots of building work done inside & soon will be...More

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Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Since 1974 earthquake and rain and roof rot this is being renovated. Maybe another 5 years but still interesting and drop a few $$ to help. 20 minute walk from pier

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Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

The church is currently under reconstruction but is beautiful! The wood is beautiful as well as the stained glass. There was a gentleman in the church who answered questions and gave explanations and directed our attention to certain areas. While there, give a donation to...More

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