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Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

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1100 Sumter St, Columbia, SC 29201-3717
+1 803-771-7300
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Lovely Church

A lovely church with beautiful interior. Modeled on York Minster but much smaller. Cemetary was... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2018
cordyroy
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Naples, Florida
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This is an old church. It is unique and you can see some of the evolution in various rooms and... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2017
Brian D
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Taylors, South Carolina, United States
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A cathedral modeled after the York Minster in England.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
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1100 Sumter St, Columbia, SC 29201-3717
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

A lovely church with beautiful interior. Modeled on York Minster but much smaller. Cemetary was peaceful and interesting

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Reviewed November 15, 2017

This is an old church. It is unique and you can see some of the evolution in various rooms and sanctuaries. We were there for a dinner function for JumpStart ministries.

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Reviewed November 9, 2017

One of the few buildings In Columbia to survive the burning of Columbia. The stained glass windows are simply amazing as is the old cemetery on the grounds. Across the street from the state House.

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Reviewed November 2, 2017

This cathedral in a parish that dates from 1812 is magnificent. Tours are given in the spring and fall Monday through Friday from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM. The docents who give the tours are very knowledgeable about the church and its history and can...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

The church is active and alive with services and concerts. There is a guide available on the cemetery grounds which makes it fun to find the various historical markers.

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Reviewed October 19, 2017

This is one of the oldest churches in Columbia and sits beside our State House. They physical structure is amazing. Their organ has pipes coming out of the walls from everywhere. Their Christmas Program is by ticket only but it is awesome. Their Christmas Eve...More

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Reviewed September 21, 2017

This is a beautiful church!! The architecture is amazing! The tour person was very interesting and knowledgeable! I would have loved to hear the pipe organ! This church is still in use; but they want to show people the beauty of this church!! Outstanding!!

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Reviewed April 14, 2017

We stopped here for a bit to check out a few of the Civil War graves and walk around the grounds a bit. Very well kept up & maintained, easy to walk through (it's not huge), and they offer helpful maps to find anyone of...More

1  Thank bam_and_maize
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Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

I walked around this area at sunset and it was gorgeous. I couldn't read most of the headstones so bring a flashlight if you'll be there later. The church is stunning and the stained glass is quite amazing.

Thank akjelliebean
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Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Almost fifty years ago, I visited "Trinity Church" (before it was a cathedral), sitting in the back balcony with my family and grandfather. I remember thinking, and believing that the ceiling of that gorgeous building was chocolate. Since that day, it has been where my...More

Thank Mike1727
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