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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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A must see while in Savannah! Church is open for tours and viewing during non mass times. This was our first stop in Savannah. A priority item on your must see list. Just beautiful

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Cumming, Georgia
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Cumming, Georgia
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A must see while in Savannah! Church is open for tours and viewing during non mass times. This was our first stop in Savannah. A priority item on your must see list. Just beautiful

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Killeen, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

reminds of some cathedrals in europe. very nice stain glass and side alters. glad we took the walk up the street to see this.

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Thank Manfred A
San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice enough, but really nothing special as cathedrals go. Worth a stop iuf you are very nearby. Not worth a special trip.

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Thank Larry H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I attended Mass at this historic church while in Savannah celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary. The cathedral is beautiful, and the worship liturgy was truly spectacular. All the "bells and smells" of traditional Catholic Mass. The choir was also lovely. I recommend attending Mass here when visiting Savannah.

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Thank Maribeth B
McMinnville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful cathedral. One of my favorite parts of our trip. The gentleman who gave a little 5 minute speech detailing the background info on the cathedral did an excellent job. He was funny to boot. We loved it.

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Thank Veronica37110
Norwalk, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Absolutely a must see. The stain glass windows are beautiful and replicated in Christmas ornaments that are sold in the back of the church.

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Thank sissybean
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am catholic and visited a lot of churches but it is truly a pleasure to worship at this facility. The art is breath taking and the money invested on the restoration was well-spent. Go and visit to worship, or just to enjoy the restoration work. I would recommend visiting this to anyone.

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Talladega, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Worth your time. You will be moved by the beauty and peaceful feel the cathedral shares with you. Stop in and light a candle and say a prayer for your passed loved one.

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Thank Leslie W
Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Gorgeous Cathederal...just like in Italy..we saw it on the Trolley tour and learned the history, and went inside to see the beauty of the stained glass widows, magnificent paintings, organ pipes, and the peacefulness that filled you as you stroll through each section. Don't miss this one...

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As Catholics, we try to visit Cathedrals in our travels around the country. This one stands out in terms of the beauty of its stained glass windows, paintings, sculptures, and other art. Regardless of your church or spirituality, don't miss this jewel in Savannah.

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