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The oldest Roman Catholic church in Georgia.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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222 E Harris St, Savannah, GA 31401-4616
Downtown
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+1 912-233-4709
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Very much like cathedrals in other countries. Beautiful altar, stained glass windows. Very reverent atmosphere. Never expected something of this kind in Savannah. Absolutely stunning. A must see if you visit Savannah. We used Hop on/off Trolley. Wonderful experience.

Thank Billie D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Took the trolley tour and took a stop at this place, its truly amazing and its free just a small donation was asked for. Plan on returning as you cannot see all the details in one visit Im not even catholic but I appreciated this...More

Thank Allison S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Light and airy with exquisite art and features. Not unlike many churches in Europe. Would love to visit again and participate in a service.

Thank NYCNain
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

St. John’s is absolutely beautiful! I was amazed at how pristine the church is. It’s a must see when walking around Savannah!

Thank meganpJ4605PT
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful Church!! Went to light a candle for My MOM who had just passed away the month before. So much history and peace. Make sure to see this beautiful place

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Must see and the most impressive structure in Savannah. Great history and ask the volunteer to explain it.

Thank tlcrockett2323
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had to go inside to see the beautiful stained glass. It was more amazing than I expected. This cathedral is a must see!

Thank Joanne C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We toured the Cathedral in the morning. It was very beautiful, with a variety of stained glass windows and murals. It is said to be known as the Sistine Chapel of the south. A must see.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 5 days ago

While in Savannah my wife and I toured this wonderful Cathedral. We are both church architectural and history nerds and visit churches wherever we travel. This Cathedral is magnificent and the stained glass and pipe organ are more than worth the recommended $3 donation per...More

Thank Barton6060
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful service. The organ played, the choir sang and the incense hightened the atmosphere. I can't remember the last time I attended Mass with incense. Uplifting.

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John L
March 17, 2018|
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Response from NYCIrish1944 | Reviewed this property |
Based on what I saw, there is no dress code. There was a great mixture of folks attending the mass (5:30 on Sat. night). Some of the did suits, but most had either sweaters or winter jackets. I wore jeans with a sweater and... More
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David D
January 14, 2018|
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Response from jmeddick | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. You should check their website.
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JAR1964
December 31, 2017|
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Response from faycassi | Reviewed this property |
There was a midnight Mass. Residents of Savannah told us that you have to arrive very early as the number of people are attending and late arrives end up standing outside for the Mass.
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