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Owner description: This 1987 Romanesque cathedral’s stately spires can be seen from the sea as you approach Stone Town.
Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

This was a beautiful old church, unfortunately we were not able to go inside. The exterior was very pretty and the history related to us by the guide was fascinating.

Thank AtlanticTyger
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Reviewed November 2, 2014

The mass times on Sunday for this church are:
1) 7:00am
2) 9:00am
3) 4:30pm

The mass at 9:00am (which I attended) was conducted in Kiswahili. Not sure about the other times.

20  Thank SRI P
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Reviewed August 21, 2013

We were wondering around Stone Town and stumbled across St. Joseph's Church. It took us a bit to find the entrance since the regular front entrench was locked, but once we figured out how to get in - it was great! We walked around the grounds and eventually went into the church where there was a wedding taking place! What an experience to get to see the ceremony with an amazing choir!

Thank kbeetham
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Reviewed May 23, 2013

This is an area abundant in religious monuments and buildings. Over 50 mosques and many Christian churches and Hindu temples. This cathedral would be the best choice to see as a building representative of the Christian faith in this area.

1  Thank David V
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Reviewed March 31, 2012

This church is unfortunately closed most of the time and the best time to visit it is for interested tourists to go during the mass. The building is quite beautiful and if you do not wish to participate in the mass just sit for 5-10 min in a pew and admire the interior.

2  Thank podrozniczka60
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