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The oldest Roman Catholic church in Georgia.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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222 E Harris St, Savannah, GA 31401-4616
Downtown
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+1 912-233-4709
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Reviewed yesterday

This cathedral of SaInt John is a must see. Beautiful inside with lots of stained glass and ornate wood work.

Thank Karen_b68359
Reviewed yesterday

Marble floors, intricately designed. Striking stained glass windows. Lovely soaring high ceilings and arches. A very beautiful church.

Thank LindaCC_10
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Have been here before during the day to tour the grounds and inside but this visit was excited to be staying close so got to see the outside at night.

Thank Volleymom22
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous church and beautiful Catholic service. A great way to start our day and week. We didn’t take a tour, but they are available.

Thank Denise V
Reviewed 2 days ago

Attended mass here while we visited savannah. Must have been 2 or three weddings that day. Walk around the surrounding village squares for great photo op.

Thank jadedrgn27
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is so much beauty to take in inside the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. We lucked out and were treated to a short talk from a very knowledgeable docent. Definitely worth seeing.

Thank Joanne G
Reviewed 2 days ago

This church is a must see. It would be a 5 star if there was a tour sharing the history of the church. It doesn't take long to walk through on your own, so stop in. We did get to speak to a docent at...More

Thank Flaladytravels
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went to this church with my teen boys and we all loved every minute of it. Keep in mind that this church is not just a place to tour but also a fully functional church. So when there are services, it is not open....More

Thank LisaCGivens
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is gorgeous and is compared to the Sistine Chapel with large hand-painted murals and gold throughout. When we went there was a really helpful man there telling the history which was very interesting. This is free to the public but a $3 donation...More

Thank travelmomteacherwife
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Perfect weather to walk over to this gorgeous cathedral. You want to stay for hours just to take it all in!

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John L
17 March 2018|
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Response from NYCIrish1944 | Reviewed this property |
Based on what I saw, there is no dress code. There was a great mixture of folks attending the mass (5:30 on Sat. night). Some of the did suits, but most had either sweaters or winter jackets. I wore jeans with a sweater and... More
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David D
14 January 2018|
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Response from jmeddick | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. You should check their website.
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JAR1964
1 January 2018|
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Response from faycassi | Reviewed this property |
There was a midnight Mass. Residents of Savannah told us that you have to arrive very early as the number of people are attending and late arrives end up standing outside for the Mass.
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