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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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First visit only able to see the outside as there was a wedding going on. So a tip is to check the schedule before walking. Went back later and definitely worth the second trip... read more

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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First visit only able to see the outside as there was a wedding going on. So a tip is to check the schedule before walking. Went back later and definitely worth the second trip. There is a person that explains the history of the cathedral and allows you to walk through on your own. The workmanship and stained glass windows... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Cathedral is a must see in Savannah and it is ranked as one of the top 10 historic sites to see in the United States. It is a great way to spend a half a hour. There are self guided tours Monday-Saturday – 9:00 A.M. – 11:45 A.M and 12:45 P.M. – 5:00 P.M and there is a requested... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an amazing building, so beautiful. It is amazing the work they could do in building this church so long ago.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We attended mass here. It was peaceful and the sermon was great. The architecture was magnificent. The entire building was a work of art. We returned during a non church time to look at it further this is a don't miss attraction.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is absolutely breathtaking. Beautiful architecture and the stained glass windows are flawless.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked through and later attended Sunday Mass here. Acoustics are wonderful. We really enjoyed the pipe organ. Beautiful building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are some beautiful and historic places throughout Savannah, but one that seems to draw a lot of visitors is this Cathedral. When you walk in the first thing that hits you right away is the brilliant blue coloring that can be found on the towering walls in front of you. You feel like you have been instantly transported to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The most beautiful cathedral I've ever visited. So peaceful. The stain glass windows were amazing. Definitely have to visit it again

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The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For anyone that enjoys beauty and architecture, this cathedral must be at the top of places to be seen in Savanna.This Catholic church has been a working church for around a hundred years and has beauty that is no longer seen in architecture.It is truly a place to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are just no words to describe how beautiful and inspiring this cathedral is. It is so nice that they let you enter the church and even take pictures. I also noticed everyone in the church was respectful.

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