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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: +1 912-233-4709
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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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If you go to Savannah, GA you must go by and see this. This is a classic example of a true Cathedral. The ceilings are something fantastic. Lots of statutes and other art work... read more

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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If you go to Savannah, GA you must go by and see this. This is a classic example of a true Cathedral. The ceilings are something fantastic. Lots of statutes and other art work to see and the stained glass is fantastic.

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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This wonderful church is historic and truly a joy to see. Friendly and open to the public when most are closed. A charming spot of peace in a most beautiful city.

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Central Florida, Florida
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We got there a little bit before services started so we were able to walk around a little bit to look at some of the architecture throughout the cathedral. Absolutely beautiful. While yes it does give a grandeur look outside, inside is so much more impressive. People weren't talking very loud so it was very relaxing and spiritual. Try to... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were wondering around town and came across the Cathedral. I'm glad we did because it was amazing. Stop by and check it out!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was recently in Savannah for a work related issue and I had my afternoons free. My brother and I stopped in the see the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. It is spectacular-not to be missed while you are in Savannah. We met a gentlemen at the door who then began to talk to us about the cathedral-the Stations... More 

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Riverview, Florida
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this is a very ornate church. reminded me of being in Europe, how the fresco's and stained glass is everywhere. Definately worth a visit.

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Navarre, Florida
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Very nice church, huge and the inside was incredible. Not sure what else to put in here other than stop by and see it

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Marietta, Georgia
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We attended St. Vincent's Academy Candlelight Concert. Beautiful! The girls all wear long dresses and enter the church with lit candles singing O Come, O Come Emanuel. Interspersed with Christmas songs were inspirational messages. The last song each year is Handal's Hallelujah Chorus. Then all were invited to sing Joy to the World as the girls exited the church.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Cathedral of St. John is a must see in Savannah. It is absolutely gorgeous. It was very interesting that such an astonishing structure could be built in a city that at one time prohibited Catholicism.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is amazing. We were on another tour and passed by this Church. We were allowed to enter. Don't miss this while in Savannah!!

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