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Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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Address: 222 E Harris St, Savannah, GA 31401-4616
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+1 912-233-4709
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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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This church is very beautiful and a must see if you are visiting Savannah. This church has a lot of history and deserves a look see!!

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Longs, South Carolina
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Davenport, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Gorgeous church, well maintained. Being a devout catholic and lover of religious architecture, I had to stop in. A beautiful peaceful place of worship. I do wish they offered either guided tours or more knowledgeable docents. However your free to explore the building on your own during the day as long as mass is not taking place.

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Port Arthur, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must see! Gorgeous church. We love visiting here, soaking in the inspirational beauty and history of this magnificent church. However there was a very rude older woman seated right inside the door. She yelled at us telling us to leave because there were people worshiping. There were people there walking around just like we were. Very ugly behavior! Our... More 

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Longs, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This church is very beautiful and a must see if you are visiting Savannah. This church has a lot of history and deserves a look see!!

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HILLSDALE, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just missed mass but was able to tour freely afterwards. Beautiful structure. Lit a prayer candle and took some great pictures.

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You will not be disappointed when you visit this magnificent cathedral. Seated in the heart of the Historic District in downtown Savannah it presents a walk back in time. The beautiful stained glass windows are a must see. It is a unique experience!

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stunning. Details are absolutely gorgeous. Worth seeing. Would have loved to live in Savannah and get married in this church. It really is breath taking.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This cathedral will leave you awestruck. It's beautiful inside and out; the details through were so intricate!

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Thank Kentuckygirl606
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I recommend this place if you come down to Savannah. It is beautiful, has a lot of history, staff very friendly.

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Canton, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This church is the most beautiful place I have ever seen. The statues, stained glass and many murals are breathtaking. The architecture is stunning. Best place of the trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just amazing, the history, the architecture, the story. I advise to take your time to walk through the church, read each inscription and definitely sit and take it all in. No matter your religion, you will find peace.

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