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Address: Columbia, SC
Phone Number: 803-771-7300
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A cathedral modeled after the York Minster in England.

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Near State House

The interior of the cathedral is beautiful. Spend a few minutes or longer strolling through the historic cemetery.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The interior of the cathedral is beautiful. Spend a few minutes or longer strolling through the historic cemetery.

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Oceanside
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

It's a nice place to stroll through if you have time walking around downtown. The names of some of the notable people buried there were not familiar to me, but they may be to others. I didn't go into the church and only admired the architecture and stained glass windows from the graveyard. It may not be impressive compared to... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This Columbia landmark has a cool, shady graveyard with a very interesting collection of 19th century monuments...including one of Confederate General States RIghts Gist!

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Columbia, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is one beautiful cathedral. Lots of old burial plots with much history. Also right across street from the State House. Many and varied eateries are also a short walk down the street. The walk can get pretty warm in the summer months.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Even though the cathedral was not open, just to walk the cemetery was special. Reading some of the headstones made you realize what a diverse nation we are . A nice place to walk around and give thanks.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

This gorgeous church is located in downtown Columbia and if you like architecturally beautiful churches and historically significant graveyards, you should visit. They also offer morning (8:00am) and evening prayer (5:00pm), Monday-Friday. Well worth an hour or two of your time to walk the grounds.

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This lovely historic church is worth a visit, and it's graveyard is equally interesting and historic. There is a gift shop.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Just across the street from the State Capitol is this lovely old cathedral. If the front doors are locked, step around to the side door for entrance. Very historic; take time to read the plaques, look at the old photos, and examine the family plots in the graveyard next to the church.

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Orland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I may have been fortunate to see the interior of this church. I happened to enter about 15 minutes after a mass had concluded, so the doors were still open. The interior is very impressive. It took me a while to find someone as I was hoping to photograph the church--and wanted to see the cathedral with the chandeliers lit.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

can get married in the chapel if church is too large - columbias answer to Duke Chapel in Durham - nice aesthetic for the city - fun going back into time

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