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Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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Grand church

this church is located in the city center and has the large grave yard still right beside it, it is... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2018
dermott03
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St. John's, Canada
A stunning cathedral

We attended the 11 am Sunday service. The building is magnificent but cold as we had expected... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2018
Barbara A
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A beautiful stone church built in 1847.
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16 Church Hill, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 3Z9, Canada
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Reviewed December 15, 2018

this church is located in the city center and has the large grave yard still right beside it, it is the starting spot for the haunted hikes during the summer and fall and show cases stone work and beautiful arch work.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dermott03
Reviewed October 10, 2018

We attended the 11 am Sunday service. The building is magnificent but cold as we had expected , wear a sweater. The greeters were friendly as were the parishioners who stayed for the coffee hour following the service. There is a choir to lead the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Barbara A
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Received an almost personal tour around this building very rich in the history of St. John's! The reverend was very personable, knowledgeable and was enthusiastic to show everything! You must see this for the museum they keep of artifacts from before the 1892 fire!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

Friendly and knowledgeable guide for a free tour. The organ and stained glass windows are impressive.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

My friend and I were sight seeing in St. John’s when we came upon the Cathedral. Upon entering we met a lovely lady called Janet, a volunteer that works as a guide there. She shared the history of the church with us, telling us how...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

The Cathedral was stunning. Everything from the Neogothic cruciform architecture to tea in the crypt. Truly an amazing experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

We were so fortunate that the priest was there and was happy to give us a personal tour. This place is STEEPED with history and you either should purchase the guidebook or get him to talk about the building. AMAZING stories of the stained glass,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Not to be confused with the Basilica with the same name right up the hill! Beautiful exterior with a simpler interior.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

We were walking through the old town of St. John’s and came across the cathedral. We were warmly welcomed to come inside and see the church. It is a very impressive interior.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

The Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is rich and rife with religious, social, political and economic history. Built in the Gothic Revivalist style, construction of the current stone church began in 1847 and finished in 1850. The church was designated a National Historic...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from Enrique R | Reviewed this property |
To be honest, I have no idea, I got inside by myself :D
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Regular Sunday Services are as follows (year-round). Please consult the Calendar page for schedule deviations. 7:30 am - Morning Prayer (BCP) (except Easter Day) 8:00 am - Holy Eucharist (BCP) 9:15 am - Sung Eucharist... More
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