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“Beautiful Christmas installation!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The oldest Roman Catholic church in Georgia.
New York City, New York
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127 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Beautiful Christmas installation!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Really nice cathedral with amazing windows and interiors. Great Christmas installations. Your kids will love it. you will love it!

Visited December 2012
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Blacksburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Rivals any in Europe”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

A beautiful church that is open to all visitors free of charge. Just remember to take off your hat and silence the cell phone. The interior is lovely with lots of stained glass and artwork. This doesn't have as much gold leaf as others Cathedrals but the overall effect is light and airy.

Visited January 2013
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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“What a majestic place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

This was an absolutely beautiful church! They still had the Nativity scene up which was most impressive, bigger than any I've ever seen, complete with a water fountain. While visiting, I saw a baptism in progress, people waiting for confession, the altar area being readied for evening services, along with several people there to tour the church. It had a very welcoming, peaceful air about it. Definitely worth the visit.

Visited January 2013
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Roanoke, Virginia
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Loved the serenity”
5 of 5 stars 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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