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Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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Address: 222 E Harris St, Savannah, GA 31401-4616
Phone Number: 912 233 4709
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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The oldest Roman Catholic church in Georgia.

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Beautiful church!

I really enjoyed going to this cathedral, the building is beautiful, specially the stained glass windows. I thought very appropiate that tourist were really respectful to the... read more

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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I really enjoyed going to this cathedral, the building is beautiful, specially the stained glass windows. I thought very appropiate that tourist were really respectful to the faifthful gathering there, wich makes it a beatiful spiritual experince too, in great part due to the ladies that greet you upon your arrival.

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Absolutely gorgeous cathedral! Beautifully done stained glass and stations of the cross. Do try to stop in even for 15 minutes, it is really lovely!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Cathedral is absolutely breathtaking inside with all the elaborate decorations and stained glass windows. The staff is very welcoming and eager to answer questions

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Anniston, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This historical church is a must see. Beautiful architecture with stained glass windows, painted murals that just leave you with a great since of faith that these people have in Love of Christ.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is the most beautiful, most awesome, most breathtaking Church I've ever seen. This is a must see. I could not believe my eyes how amazing the inside of the cathedral is. Overall A++

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

...but we didn't have time to stop inside. Services were going on but we walked the exterior and really enjoyed hearing the bells go off at noon.

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Prince George, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is truly an impressive church, probably the highest vaulted ceilings in the whole city. The ornate artistry is fantastic. This is a must see for people who love architecture. Make sure to not tour during mass sessions, you will not be allowed to tour during worship.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this Church we live in Savannah ans now and go here. This is a must on your visit to Savannah. The archeticure is awesome and it is always being updated. Stop in and take a look

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did not attend mass, but had the pleasure of joining family for a Baptism. The cathedral is breathtakingly beautiful, and the clergy was very nice and welcoming. I'd love to attend mass the next time we're in Savannah.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an absolutely beautiful church. The stained glass windows are incredible. The hand carved wooden statues are a must see. The lady told us the same person carved the same figure in each statue, but each figure was carved by a different person. The architecture of the building is truly amazing. Don't forget to check out the pipe organ... More 

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