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The first black archbishop of Cape Town, Desmond Tutu, used this Anglican cathedral as a religious and political seat.
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5 Wale Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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All reviews desmond tutu the stained glass windows company gardens old church beautiful building pipe organ simple church beautiful rose sunday service amazing history apartheid years lots of history well worth the visit south africa visiting cape town worship labyrinth
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This beautiful Church stands out as a beauty in the Green Market area it is really one of the old buildings in Cape and it stands out with this lovely stained glass it's more of a picture op for any visitor. Nevertheless its a very...More

Thank Coryy20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Early 20th Century so interesting rather than spectacular. The stained glass is worth seeing else there’s not too much to detain you. The cloisters were a surprise; we spotted them only by entering the VOC Gardens alongside.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some buildings are worth standing and seeing. Closes at 3pm. Lovely. Right in the heart of Green Market Square.

Thank seetheworld010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

St. George's is a beautiful church very close to the downtown city bowl area of Cape Town. This is the church of Archbishop Desmond Tutu in recent years and is really beautiful inside and out. Stopping point on many free city walking tours.

Thank Victoria W
Reviewed September 3, 2018

This very old Cathederal is set in the Middle of the City of Cape Town, right next to the Gardens and at the top of the main Street, Adderly Street. It has held many an important function in the history of the City. Her Majesty...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2018

It's a nice Cape Town, nothing comparing to those of Europe but a good visit non the less. The labyrinth outside is a fun activity that is enjoyable for all ages.

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Reviewed August 10, 2018

We ended up having an extra day after our tour, and went to visit St. George's. We ended up being their from the end of a service, and enjoyed some beautiful organ music. The stained glass windows are amazing.

Thank ekm321
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Though not necessarily the grandest of cathedrals, it's completely charming in its own way. Plus, it's seen quite of bit of impressive history in its time. And the African Madonna is well worth the visit, too. St. George's is the perfect respite for a few...More

Thank DRE262
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Not much special to report on the building, but when you come to the plaque listing all the bishops and archbishops, you realize that this was Archbishop Desmond Tutu's church. That makes it special. The first black Anglican archbishop, elected during the height of Apartheid.

Thank LosAngelesTraveler89
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Beautiful cathederal. We were lucky enough to be there when the choir was practicing for the next service. Stunning glass windows and filled with history.

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Maya N
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Hi it is easy when you buy myciti card at the cape town international airport and use myciti to tour and travel;l around cape town region,depending on where you staying there are many catholic church and myciti buses has... More
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