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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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Incredible interior with beautiful stained glass & wonderful music from the massive pipe organ. It really gives a reverent feeling to pray there. Exterior is also great for photos.

Thank ronaldn264
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I ( Catholics) walked into the beautiful church as I was taking pictures of the organ in the middle isle I had a tourist guide telling me to move because he had a private tour. Really? I went to a lady (...More

Thank Ladybug0365
Reviewed 2 days ago

When you first walk in the overwhelming beauty takes your breath away. I suggest you take a seat in one of the pews to give your senses a moment. It takes a few minutes to adjust your perception and absorb the fine detail and craftsmanship...More

Thank Don B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This cathedral captures your attention from the outside You should also at least walk inside to see the beauty of the sanctuary. Free during open hours.

Thank DiFromOhio
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is simply one of the most beautiful cathedrals I have ever been in. Each station of the cross is a large diarama of sculptures. Very beautiful. Many beautiful stained glass windows.

Thank X5271UUbarbaran
Reviewed 4 days ago

This cathedral is absolutely stunning! The wood carvings from Germany and the beautiful stained glass are just mesmerizing! Truly a place you dont want to miss!

Thank Pathfinder782442
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful church located in the historic district. It is within walking distance from anywhere in the historic district and the trolley makes a stop here.

Thank jenniferk913
Reviewed 4 days ago

My mother and I visited this Church while we were in Savannah Georgia and we have both never seen such a beautiful Church. It is breathtaking from the moment you enter. A few hours in there and you still wouldn't be able to notice all...More

Thank Jess G
Reviewed 4 days ago

You really must see this to believe it! Once in a lifetime you will see a building like this one!Well worth the trip!

Thank annrich7
Reviewed 4 days ago

I’m not usually one for touring churches, but this Cathederal is magnificent! The short Leon it’s history, and the art within it was riveting and entertaining. No fee, but I donated generously, and was happy to do it. Don’t miss this gem on the hop...More

Thank Cal and Irma L
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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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