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Cathedral of St Michael and St George

High and Hill Streets, Grahamstown, South Africa
+27 46 622 2445
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The heart of the city

A good place to start any exploration of the city and although not as old as you might think this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Celtic-Wanderer
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SCOTLAND
Beautiful Cathedral

Attended the Eucharist on Sunday 17 September. Was thrilled to see simple Communion Table at the... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Giesen1943
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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This stately cathedral’s prominent tower dominates High Street.
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High and Hill Streets, Grahamstown, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A good place to start any exploration of the city and although not as old as you might think this church offers the visitor an insight to Grahamstown which has seen a lot of history on its streets and surrounding area.

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Attended the Eucharist on Sunday 17 September. Was thrilled to see simple Communion Table at the front and not too much traditional pomp. A good worship experience (although sermon was a wee bit too long!)

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is a charming cathedral in the center of a busy college and market town. It makes an excellent landmark for walks around Grahamstown

Thank Tim R
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

A church with a history which is second to none. So much character and nostalgia within the building , it makes you feel like you have gone back in time. A must visit for any visitors to Grahamstown.

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

The beautiful architecture, stained-glass windows and tranquillity is beautiful. Spend a bit of quiet time inside, away from the hustle and bustle of the streets and markets outside.

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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We were very surprised to find this amazing Cathedral in Grahamstown. The stained glass windows and organ are very impressive.

Thank Antony C
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We were lucky enough to be there when a marimba band was rehearsing. The acoustics of the huge cathedral accentuated the rich sounds of the marimba. The cathedral and area have a rich history and many plaques attest to members who had died in various...More

Thank Freda E
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I attended the Sunday church service on a visit to Grahamstown. The priest was very welcoming to all guests. As an Anglican I am familiar with the liturgy of the service, but was pleasantly surprised to sing some of the devotions in Shona. Interesting 😀...More

Thank KateJen86
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

What a peaceful and spiritual place. We attended a fabulous service last Sunday morning. The cathedral was gentle and lovely. The service was elegant and beautiful. The cathedral is full of glorious stained glass and is a lovely place to visit

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

We were her to song a concert on our choral tour of the Eastern Capr, with no idea whether anyone other than our 7 friends and family would attend our performance of Stainer's Crucifixion on Easter Saturday. We were delighted to have an audience of...More

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