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Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
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Segway Tour of Savannah
Ranked #2 of 210 things to do in Savannah
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The oldest Roman Catholic church in Georgia.
Roanoke, Virginia
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2013

Have never been in such a beautiful cathedral. They were taking down the Christmas decorations when we were there, but it was still a beautiful place. For any questions, the volunteers are very knowledgeable about the history of the building.

Visited January 2013
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Miami, Florida
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“Loved the serenity”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2013

It's a beautiful church with a lot of history. Pick up a flyer if they have one in the back of the church. There's a lot of history in this place.

Visited December 2012
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Blacksburg, VA
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“Beautiful church”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2013

Open all week (closes 5 pm), this cathedral is both impressive in scope and beautiful in construction. Dominated by stain glass windows, and faux mable columns (looking at them you wouldn't guess they were faux) with other beautiful art (including the baptismal font) this is a lovely place to visit whether or not you are Catholic. Note: hat's off inside!

Visited January 2013
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Incredible”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2013

This old church is incredible. Do not miss this if you are seeing the sites in Savannah. It is well worth a stop and at least a few minutes of your time.

Visited December 2012
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Charlotte, NC
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“Beautiful Cathedral with a wonderful surprise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2013

We visited the Cathedral this past weekend. I believe the Cathedral has been undergoing an eleven million dollar renovation. It looks like it is almost completed and is well worth the dollars that have been spent in the renovation.

The Cathedral is very impressive. We could have spent much more time in the Cathedral soaking in the beauty of the facility.

We were greatly surprised and happy to see that a manger scene was still up and decorated. It is hard to describe, but the manger was quite large and had numerous figurines and animals thoughout the manger scene. It was a delight to look at.

I would definitely plan on visiting the Cathedral again during our next visit to Savannah.

Visited January 2013
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