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“Breath taking”

Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Ranked #5 of 97 things to do in St. John's
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Owner description: Museum featuring historical and artistic artifacts pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church.
Reviewed July 3, 2014

This place is absolutely beautiful and the history is amazing! I fully recommend taking a guided tour but if it is not available just venturing around would be nice too. The guided tour comes with information which otherwise would not be known as there are no signs around the building explaining things in any great detail.

The tour is free but be generous and if you feel the knowledge is something new to you I'd strongly suggest leaving a donation in the box. Remember it is a large church after all and it would have a cost to up keep the location.

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Reviewed July 2, 2014

I'm not much of a church goer, but really did enjoy touring this grand old basilica. It's truly a lovely piece of architecture, with a fantastic history.

Thank Jodi P
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Reviewed June 30, 2014

located just off military road . this is one of the largest stone churches on this fair island. Stone and marble with etched glass windows. This church even hosts an annual blessing of the animals. While outside admiring its beauty, you can turn behind you a have a great view of St.Johns harbour. But do yourself a favor- go inside, the church lover and histort fanatics will NOT be disappointed

Thank crazybarcelloladies
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Reviewed April 30, 2014

A beautiful place. To sit in a building and think, people built this how many years ago, without the technology we have today.

1  Thank Bybren
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Reviewed April 17, 2014

Maybe insignificant if you've seen a lot of cathedrals in big cities, but one of St. John's most beautiful places. Tour guide was good. Interesting history.

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