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Largest wooden structure in the world

The building is impressive especially when realizing that it is made of wood. Two large metal ribs... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2018
Albert W
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St. Maarten, Neth. Antilles
Beautiful historic building

I love this building. When we first visited Guyana seven years ago I thought this was a peaceful... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
GoldenM
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London, United Kingdom
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This 43-meter high Gothic cathedral was built in 1842.
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North Rd, Georgetown, Guyana
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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

I love this building. When we first visited Guyana seven years ago I thought this was a peaceful oasis in the calm of busy Guyana. Nothing has changed. This, the largest wooden church in the world, is calm and peaceful and worth a visit. It...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

They are refurbishing the cathedral so you can’t go in. It is impressive from the outside. Worth a look you will see it if you do a city tour.

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

This unique building is among the most impressive in Georgetown. Despite its size, it exudes an air of tranquility. The perfect place for some quiet reflection amidst the heat of the day.

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Reviewed May 29, 2018

I'm not a fan of churches but definetly for architecture. I liked the interior more than the exterior. The location is good, quite easy to get there. You can mix the trip with Stabroek market and other interesting places.

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Reviewed May 27, 2018

One wonders how difficult it must be to maintain a wooden building in Georgetown's humid climate, which makes it even more impressive that this is the largest wooden structure in the western hemisphere. A must see.

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

This is one of the world biggest wooden Cathedrals. They craftsmanship is beautiful, and you can notice the aging of it historical presence.

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

The building is impressive especially when realizing that it is made of wood. Two large metal ribs were added over the years. The building is in need of repair and each year it seems to deteriorate.

1  Thank Albert W
Reviewed March 15, 2018

Had to check out the most beautiful church in Georgetown . It has a reputation for being one of the tallest wooden churches in the world . Absolutely worth a stop in

Thank Seany J
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

Easy to find. Was getting painted when we were there, so couldn't really appreciate it to its full potential

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Reviewed February 13, 2018

Listed as the largest wooden building in the world. Currently you can only peek into it in few places as they are doing a lot of construction. No services were going on when we were there, just construction workers. People said it was lovely and...More

Thank Pacdive
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