Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
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The oldest Roman Catholic church in Georgia.
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Maria w
7 contributions
Jan. 2023
This was one of our first stops when we got to Downtown Savannah. It is absolutely beautiful. No matter what religion you are affiliated with, you can't deny the beauty of this church. The stained glass windows, the woodwork, the artwork and much more. It is a great opportunity to sit in silence and just enjoy the beauty that surrounds you.
Written January 23, 2023
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YotaPower
Guilford, ME728 contributions
Jan. 2023
We spent a good deal of time here looking around and listening to the history of the building. Very ornate and detailed building.
Written January 22, 2023
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LEEBENEDICK
Manchester, Pennsylvania, United States29 contributions
Oct. 2022
A must see. They want you to come in visit. Need to go back for a service. The history of the place will bring you to tears.
Written January 22, 2023
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MRS65
4 contributions
Jan. 2023
Breathtaking frescoes and paintings with a loving history. It was wonderful to celebrate Mass in this setting. We were given a warm welcome. Thank you!
Written January 15, 2023
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LostALot22
Chicago, IL11,010 contributions
Jan. 2023 • Business
This cathedral is quite large. And it seems to be modeled after the huge old churches in Europe. It’s not as cool as those but it’s great for this side of the Atlantic. Totally worth seeing.
Written January 14, 2023
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Katie W
5 contributions
Dec. 2022
The stained glass alone was worth the trip inside! They are absolutely majestic. The pipe organ is a sight to behold. I have been in many beautiful churches and this was something I will remember!
Written January 10, 2023
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rocioinga
LaBelle, FL20 contributions
Jan. 2023 • Family
This Cathedral left us speechless as we entered. It is absolutely beautiful. The lady gave us a brief explanation of the church’s history. The Nativity was spectacular. We simply LOVED IT!! This is by far a must see in Savannah, Georgia. You will not regret it.
Written January 8, 2023
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Martha R
Denver6 contributions
Dec. 2022
Open for free touring except during Mass (tourists are stopped at 11:30 am until Mass is over). A gorgeous building. One of the most beautiful I have visited. Flannery O'Connor attended here seven days a week until she was 13 and her family moved. The cathedral, which she could see from the 2nd floor window of the O'Connor home, sets the formative years of her faith in context.
Written January 3, 2023
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Brenavon2006
Coon Rapids, MN34 contributions
Dec. 2022 • Couples
My hubby and I were on a civil war tour that purposely ended at the front of this church because so many people want to spend time here when they are in town. This is a must see for anyone spending time in Savannah, it’s open for people to walk through until 5pm each day and is absolutely breathtaking! We were very blessed to visit around Christmas so saw the gorgeous decorations throughout.
Written December 29, 2022
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Hokigams
Virginia Beach, VA2 contributions
Dec. 2022 • Couples
Beautiful historical basilica with inspiring biblical stories displayed in stain glass and paintings. The spectacular Christmas crèche.was displayed in December.
Written December 29, 2022
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