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St. Mary's Cathedral of the Assumption

Kingstown, St. Vincent
+1 784-456-1408
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stunning

16th/17th century architecture on this West Indian island. Small and intricate details. Very... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
betbel2015
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Knoxville, Tennessee
One of two Cathedrals

Next to the Anglican St:George's Cathedral stands the Roman Catholic St.Mary's Cathedral of the... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
saronic
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Zurich, Switzerland
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This historic Catholic church, known for its Romanesque architecture, was built in the early nineteenth century.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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Kingstown, St. Vincent
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

16th/17th century architecture on this West Indian island. Small and intricate details. Very interesting and very walkable in the downtown.

Thank betbel2015
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Next to the Anglican St:George's Cathedral stands the Roman Catholic St.Mary's Cathedral of the Assumption, a bit back from the harbour area, and a good stop on the way to the Botanical Garden, the also not too exciting main attraction of Kingstown. The 19th century...More

2  Thank saronic
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Visitors are welcomed into the interior courtyard of this stunning Cathedral to see the gorgeous stone- and brickwork its unusual if not unique design. Unfortunately the sanctuary is off-limits, whether because mass was not then being celebrated or because the schoolchildren were using it. (?)...More

Thank charlesthebarles
Reviewed 6 March 2017

A bit of a hotchpotch building from the outside which doesn't prepare you for the simplicity and beauty of the inside. It has a tranquil courtyard with masses of greenery and a few tortoise. Yes I don't know why either, but they looked quite old.(how...More

Thank minseee
Reviewed 17 January 2017

As a child I took it for granted the sort of beauty and history I was walking into every week day and for Mass. My primary school was and still is a part of the Cathedral. Its only after I grew and became an adult,after...More

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The building outside is an eclectic mix of styles. Inside the church was simple with a beautiful crib but couldn't spend much time inside as a service was about to start. However there were some beautiful tranquil little court yards in the complex.

Thank LorraineBoothman
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The Cathedral of the Assumption was built in phases with the initial building started around 1865 and further addition around 1920 with the appointment of Fr. Charles Verbeke to the Cathedral. He, being from Belgium and an architect added the Gothic turrets that form part...More

1  Thank Miriam S
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Lovely old historical church with a thriving community and school. 3 different dates of build and development

Thank Dianne S A
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I guess we were unlucky, but though the outside is interesting we weren't allowed in. Maybe it is only open when the cruise ships are in?

Thank Jetrumble
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful church full of history From the moment you walk in you feel awe inspired. I felt like all the pains and suffering that had been heard and seen was being put before you and all your pains and suffering was being rest...More

Thank James H S G
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