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St. Paul's Church

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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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is quite the church. Dating from 1749, St. Paul's is an architectural wonder. Standing across the Grand Parade from Halifax City Hall, St. Paul's is topped with an octagonal cupola and a square belfry. It is truly a testament to the passage of time...More

Thank SpanishteacherMD
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Beautiful church inside and out, very peaceful atmosphere, very friendly caretaker. Right in the centre of Halifax. You can scan a code with your mobile device and then listen to the choir and/or organ. Beautiful organ and stained glass windows. Definitely worth visiting. Free of...More

Thank Xanthippe123
Reviewed 22 May 2017

St. Paul's Church is the very definition of "living history" in the city of Halifax. This quaint little church holds the distinction of being not only the oldest building in Halifax, but also the oldest surviving Anglican Church in North America. As such, its walls...More

Thank PookyCake
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a beautiful church with stunning colored glass windows. There are tour times posted inside the door - which have traditionally been given by women from the vestry. The church has wonderful stories of the people who were buried beneath the church and overall...More

Thank thejudester n
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Worth a visit...lots of history...even one small pew that was roped off for a very important parishoner. Situated right in the middle of Halifax and within walking distance of the water front boardwalk.

Thank worrywart2015
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31 March 2016|
Response from ghbj99 | Reviewed this property |
Sunday services are held at 10:00am and alternate between the traditional and contemporary format.