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Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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Address: 222 E Harris St, Savannah, GA 31401-4616
Phone Number: +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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I don't understand why this church is not more widely recognized. Last year we toured the most famous churches of England and this one compares equally in all regards... read more

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I don't understand why this church is not more widely recognized. Last year we toured the most famous churches of England and this one compares equally in all regards. Tremendous stained glass, interior design, paintings, and sculpture, including the stations of the cross. This is a must-see attraction for Savannah.

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Claremont, California
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A must stop and tour in Savannah! Magnificent! Beautiful!! We were able to tour without a tour guide or you can have a guided tour. It is just stunning. Just as beautiful as the cathedral's I have visited in Europe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This church was absolutely gorgeous and beautiful. I was glad we were able to see it on our visit. It was very easy to find and easy to get into, but there were a lot of stairs that were difficult for me

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This spectacular building was a great pleasure to tour. Self guided, historical, beautiful stained glass and architecture. Photog's delight. $2 per person suggested donation which funds the upkeep.

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Warren, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If in Savannah, this is a must see... Attended morning Mass. Monsignor was wonderful and very friendly to us. The church is beautiful!!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Must see while down in Savannah. The stained-glass windows were breathtaking. And the cathedral itself was beautiful with, high ceilings ornate columns and stained glass windows all over on each side. It's a great place to just sit and relax especially when one's been walking around town. And there was only suggested $2 donation.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The cathedral is truly stunning, beautiful. The stained glass windows are just the beginning, the art is moving and colorful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of the nicer churches in Savannah! Should definitely see if you have time. the spires stand out among the buildings.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are in Savannah, you must take some time (before 5:00 and not during noon mass) to visit this cathedral. The interior is awe inspiring and reminiscent of cathedrals that we visited in Italy, only this one doesn't have centuries of grime making it look old.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very nice cathedral. Even if you are not catholic (like me) you will enjoy the amazing art and style of this beautiful place.

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