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Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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Great architecture and stained glass beauty

If your into stained glass and churches then you will want to see the Bascillica..this beautiful... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2019
St. John's, Canada
Must see!

Nice church but the best part is the view from there! Great view of the harbour and the... read more

Reviewed January 13, 2019
Halifax, Canada
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200 Military Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2E8, Canada
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Reviewed February 17, 2019

If your into stained glass and churches then you will want to see the Bascillica..this beautiful stone building is a remarkable beauty ..the inside is a must see as the stained glass and monuments inside are breathtaking...around the back of the Cathedral on outside you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

Nice church but the best part is the view from there! Great view of the harbour and the surroundings. The church is also beautiful inside.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 20, 2018

Located at the highest point above the core of the city, the Basilica was the largest church built in North America at the time of its construction. It is generally open free of charge to the public to view its magnificent interior and stained glass...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 15, 2018

a grand church with great statues and beautiful stone work. the Christmas mass here is spectacular and the church is beautiful. on any weekend in the summer weddings can be seen here.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

Built in the middle of the 19th century (and one of the few buildings in the city to survive the 1892 fire) the basilica is simply a "must see". Reminds me of many European cathedrals that I've visited.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

How these poor people could have managed to erect this spectacular building. World class. A must see in St. john's

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

There must be very few pictures of St. John's looking up from the harbour that does not include this iconic structure. That alone qualifies it for a visit. It is majestic and yet once inside, it is also clearly a place of deep and heartfelt...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

The grandeur and magnificence of this cathedral is breath taking ! The golden ceilings, stained glass windows and it's history are only part of its charm. Attending a mass was also an experience! I can only imagine getting married there !

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

The day we were visting they had a ceremony by the Portuguese Navy that was very interesting and appeared to have something to do with our Lady of Fatima comprising a group of nine statues. Beautiful Stained glass, The Blessed Virgin Altar, The Baptistry, The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed September 30, 2018

This was my first stop in the morning of things to see in St. John's. I love the huge, old churches and this being a Cathedral made it very special. The stained glass was amazing and the cruciform shape was very interesting. I loved the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Elizabeth F | Reviewed this property |
Saturday mass is at 5pm, Sunday masses are 8:30am and 11am.