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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 is a very attractive cathedral located in the Old Town District of Savannah. It was built in 1876. There are lots of beautiful stained glass windows and artwork throughout the church. Well worth the visit while strolling through the Old Town as it is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

We somehow kept missing when it was open, but this is a beautiful building. If you're looking for something to take photos of, this is a must stop.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank leaholden
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Truly inspiring church... it shear dominance of stature and architecture takes your breath away... the huge doors of welcome and the sanctuary was just awesome... it is a site for everyone... I stood in complete awe of the majestic feel and power of its beauty......More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The church is beautiful and they happened to have a catholic mass in Latin on Sunday. This was beautiful if you remember Latin masses. A wonderful experience some may remember but worth of participation. Wonderful organ and a spiritual place with historic significance considering the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bluff99
Reviewed 2 days ago

A great story of faith and inspiration. this is a stunning church. The tour was brief and yet packed with wonderful highlights of a storied history

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Al W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The architecture is just stunning. We went on a beautiful sunny day. If you are in the area make it one of your must see stops.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ruth Y
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth a stop and go in and see. It is beautiful. It is “free” but they do accept donations. they are also not open all day due to mass to help plan your visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Julie L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stop in and admire the beautiful interior and holy ambiance. Stained glass windows, a large pipe organ and beautiful altar and ceiling make this a rare gem. Stop by and visit -- chances are you'll walk right by it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ianschneller
Reviewed 4 days ago

Old church worth the your time to visit. On a tour that Had a guide to tells us about it. Not sure if church does that or not

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Venture151534
Reviewed 6 days ago

This cathedral reminds me of cathedrals in Scotland and London. It is so detailed and large, I've never seen anything like it in America.

Date of experience: December 2018
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John L
March 17, 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
January 14, 2018|
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Response from jmeddick | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. You should check their website.
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JAR1964
December 31, 2017|
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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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