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Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

16 Church Hill, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1B 4J9, Canada
+1 709-726-5677
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Gothic art at its best

Something you would expect in London UK than in St. John's. The place is majestic. It was feet away... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
david24jones
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Mississauga, Canada
Sorry this was not open.

Under some renovation and claims to be open but couldn't find a door that was open ... mid day on a... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
David M
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Toronto
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A beautiful stone church built in 1847.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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16 Church Hill, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1B 4J9, Canada
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Something you would expect in London UK than in St. John's. The place is majestic. It was feet away from the Guest Hose I was staying in and a caretaker gave me a tour

Thank david24jones
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Under some renovation and claims to be open but couldn't find a door that was open ... mid day on a Tuesday. Main front doors very unwelcoming. Would have loved a visit. Too bad. If it was open at some door why not post a...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Beautiful Cathedral in the heart of St. John's, wonderful guides throughout the church. Very beautiful interior, even a great place just to sit and be in peace.

Thank Beacher66
Reviewed 12 September 2017

A beautiful old church that is open for tours during the day. We were greeted by a friendly lady who gave us a beautiful tour of the altar area. Highly recommend this as a stop. If you are walking from a Cruise Ship be prepared...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The gothic architectural style of this protestant cathedral was an unexpected pleasure as it reminded me of cathedrals I had seen in Europe. Some of the gothic style elements included flying buttresses placed along the exterior brownish red stone walls; arched long narrow stained glass...More

1  Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Built in 1844, St John's Cathedral has survived three fires! major The stained-glass is stunning, but it's also sad how much is missing. I know it may be a church, but it's still a historical document about a place and an era. I wish they...More

Thank LoriLeigh M
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Took several pictures and enjoyed the beautiful cathedral. It's one of the few original churches left in America and it was well worth spending some time inside and admiring the beautiful windows and finish of this church. It's too bad the modern churches now being...More

Thank Andre D
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Andrew was super interesting to listen to and knew the answers to all of my questions. Even our children were interested in this quick visit. Check out the ghost picture.

Thank aerync
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Graceful Gothic arches help raise one's eyes. Simple beauty without multicoloured adornment. Stained glass offer unending array of colours along the floors, walls, pews. The great Casavant Freres Pipe Organ is played for 3 services each Sunday. An exceptional opportunity hear fine organ and choral...More

Thank William G
Reviewed 1 August 2017

While St. John's has many beautiful old churches, this cathedral is absolutely stunning -- not to be missed! We spent a fascinating and informative half-hour or so admiring its classic architecture and learning about its history. From its huge vaulted arches, to its exquisite stained...More

Thank jarthur_05
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Paulette S
15 March 2016|
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Regular Sunday Services are as follows (year-round). Please consult the Calendar page for schedule deviations. 7:30 am - Morning Prayer (BCP) (except Easter Day) 8:00 am - Holy Eucharist (BCP) 9:15 am - Sung Eucharist... More
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