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Saint Peter's Church

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A Beautiful and Historic Church!

If you are in Cheticamp, Saint Peter's Church is worth a visit. It was built in 1893 of sandstone... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hanover, Massachusetts
Worth a stop by

If you are traveling through Cheticamp, make a stop to go inside this beautiful church. Loved the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joan M
Fort Collins, Colorado
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“small town”(13 reviews)
“second floor”(6 reviews)
“great history”(4 reviews)
119 Cabot Trail Drive, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-224-2064
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Cheticamp, Saint Peter's Church is worth a visit. It was built in 1893 of sandstone and is located on Cheticamp harbor. It was built by the French Arcadians and is the largest church around. The interior architecture is beautiful, and the...More

Thank ALB63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are traveling through Cheticamp, make a stop to go inside this beautiful church. Loved the architecture and colors.

Thank Joan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You just walk in and experience the calm and appeasing experience. The organ is just beautiful, take time to admire the architecture and the vues it offers on the second floor!

Thank vautourp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stones were cut on the protective barrier island, across the river. They were hauled across the frozen water and assembled on the town's shore. This is the largest church for many miles. It dominates the shoreline of Cheticamp. There is amble parking.

Thank DDore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located right in Cheticamp and open to the public. A very airy and light church. Downstairs are lots of old photos and there is a memorial that has a hooked rug photo that looks like a real photo .

Thank Steve S
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Nice old stone church built by the locals in 1893. It’s a landmark to say the least and looms over the village.

Thank WJFraser
Reviewed August 13, 2018

This is obviously one of the few things in Cheticamp to visit. This is a small town to be sure especially when the fishing season is over. I guess there was a fire years ago and so they put in new stained glass windows —sort...More

Thank Joe-Lincoln-CA
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Looking out on the sea across from a little island, this church is truly inspiring. Reading the history and realizing that the stone to build it was quarried on the little island and hauled across the sea ice in the winter. The detail and design...More

Thank BCbikeGuy
Reviewed July 31, 2018

This church has history and should be looked up prior to the visit. The stone structure and the history behind it are magnificent! If you get the chance to go up the stairs to check out the organ and then take a look down into...More

Thank Matusla
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

This is worth the stop to walk around the most beautiful church I’ve ever been in! The stone structure and the history behind it is magnificent! If you can go up the stairs and take a look down into the sanctuary, it is breathtaking! Also,...More

Thank Frank R
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February 22, 2018|
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Response from rescueman989 | Reviewed this property |
Fr Peter says that winter times for mass is on Saturday night at 6:30pm. They have them on Sunday mornings during the summer. They are open from about 8am to 6pm to visitations - he says around 7 or 8 am until sunset in the... More
February 22, 2018|
Response from mcpocg8 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is open during the weekdays. I believe it opens at 10am, but not sure. We got there on a weekday around 10:30am and it was open. Not sure what time it closes.
July 23, 2016|
Response from Marathon59 | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a weekday around noon and the church was open to enter.