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Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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Address: 16 Church Hill, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 3Z9, Canada
Phone Number: 709-726-5677
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A beautiful stone church built in 1847.

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an amazing example of gothic arciteture

We went there to worship on a Sunday morning. Everybody was most welcoming. The organ and choir sounded fantastic and Bishop Peddle's sermon was wonderful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Paulette S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there to worship on a Sunday morning. Everybody was most welcoming. The organ and choir sounded fantastic and Bishop Peddle's sermon was wonderful.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Glad to see it's upkept well, beautiful windows and really neat to see they are making other uses out of it.

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Anglican Cathedral is a wonderful place to visit in thecenterofSt John's. The Gothic architecture is still undergoing repair after the fire of 1892, but there is a peace in contemplation inside the cool dark church. And the building contains many treats, including afternoon tea in the crypt. An army of volunteers prepares homemade cakes and cookies, and a lovely... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tour guides pointed out highlights of the building and its history. A beautiful old cathedral. Be sure to check out the OLD markers in the church cemetery.

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful building inside and out, but parking can be a problem. I suggest parking at the Catholic Basilica, visiting the Basilica, walking over to the The Rooms and then walking down to the Anglican Cathedral. Each location is worth the effort all by itself, and the three together provide a wonderful experience. Entire time need not be more more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Sunday Service at 9;15, Not many there. The 11:000 service is with choir, etc. Both services have communion. Free parking on Sunday.

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Chatham, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are a few nice churches within a few blocks of the downtown St John's area. It's a decent hike as you are going up and down some steep roads, but stopping at each of the churches gives you a nice break.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the oldest parish(not oldest physical church) in North America. When you enter there are guides available to explain the windows and history to you. it is beautiful and interesting.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were earlier than the Motor Association tour book stated for tour times but the tour guide offered to give the two of us a free tour anyways. The ornate stain glass windows and history of this church was fascinating.

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful old stone architecture, stained glass windows, fantastic old pipe organ. worth a look Wed-Sat "Tea in the Crypt" really fun. On Sat delightful young students serving excellent home made baked goodies and tea. Good value

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