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St. Paul's Church

1749 Argyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3K4, Canada
+1 902-429-2240
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Built from timbers brought by sea from Boston in 1749, this historic site was the cathedral of the first Anglican bishop of Nova Scotia.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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1749 Argyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3K4, Canada
Downtown Halifax
+1 902-429-2240
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Reviewed 5 days ago

History, religion, and architecture wrapped in a pleasant package. Wander old Halifax and the waterfront and eventu@lly you will come by the church. Take a look inside and most definitely view the exterior.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was able to walk around and see the beautiful stain glass window and baptismal font. I was able to say a little prayer because there was no service going on.

Thank Marina H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

St. Paul’s Anglican Church is Canada’s oldest still-standing Protestant church. It’s also the oldest building in Halifax, dating back to the time of the city’s founding. It was a must visit after seeing the St. John's Anglican Church in Lunenburg. The building has a "warm"...More

Thank Larry C
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We found this church as we were walking around and i was greeted by a friendly helful young man.Small museum area in the back of the Presbyterian church with some history about St Pauls.Allow 20 minutes worth a quick visitParticularly interesting if you have a...More

Thank jerseyjeanette
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I have visited St. Paul's Church many times over the years and each time I discover a piece of information previously missed. If only to see the structure and craft involved in a church of this era, it is a worthwhile and convenient outing.

Thank EJane20162016
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Lovely little wooden church built as on of the first structures completed after the walled fortifications were built. Lots of local history inside with good exhibits, so good to see even if you are not religious. No charge to enter and a little bit of...More

Thank Zappafan5797
Reviewed 17 July 2017

If you are visiting Halifax and are in the downtown area, you should visit this church. Great amount of history in it and take some time and read the plaques that are on the wall. Kinda neat being in a place where people have been...More

Thank Chipper2004
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This was a beautiful church, built in 1749. Incredible history with breathtaking stained glass windows. Great history in the middle of Halifax, only a couple of blocks from the Citadel.

Thank Stuart71
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The history connected to this church is evident outside and inside. Located in center of city. A true gem and a must see.

Thank agac
Reviewed 8 July 2017

St Paul's is remarkable It is a major site in Halifax with lots of history and should be on everyone's to see list

Thank SeeingTHEworld2012
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1 April 2016|
Response from ghbj99 | Reviewed this property |
Sunday services are held at 10:00am and alternate between the traditional and contemporary format.