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Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

16 Church Hill, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1B 4J9, Canada
+1 709-726-5677
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Do not miss this gem

You are greeted by friendly tour guides in blue robes as you enter the Cathedral. Asked did I want... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
JoliveB
via mobile
Gorgeous church

The architecture is amazing. My friend got married here. The Pastor was super friendly, and very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
beaner500
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Winnipeg, Canada
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A beautiful stone church built in 1847.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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16 Church Hill, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1B 4J9, Canada
Downtown
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+1 709-726-5677
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You are greeted by friendly tour guides in blue robes as you enter the Cathedral. Asked did I want a long or short tour I said about 15 minutes and ended up staying 45! Fascinating learning about the architecture and history of the Cathedral which...More

Thank JoliveB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The architecture is amazing. My friend got married here. The Pastor was super friendly, and very welcoming. The church is beautiful. Again, lots of history.

Thank beaner500
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I usually visit this church once a year in the summer when they are open for tours. I love photographing the architecture. I think it is the nicest looking church downtown. My most recent visit was in March with my camera club. They are not...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We loved our visit to St. John, Newfoundland! We started with our own walking tour, stopping first at the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. When we walked up the stairs, a wedding was going on, had just finished and the Bride and Groom...More

Thank sandra n
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The Anglican Cathedral of St. John's is a magnificent structure, and a delightful place to visit. I would recommend to anyone visiting the city to pay a visit to the Cathedral. The tour guides were very friendly. The decor was beautiful. If you are in...More

Thank rebaker
Reviewed 15 November 2016

If you ever get the chance to go to a service here it's an amazing thing to do. My daughter was married here in August 2013 and the service was wonderful. The organ is out of this world and the architecture unbelivable.

Thank Deborah594
Reviewed 28 October 2016

It was not open to visitors when we were there but we were able to take in the atmosphere surrounding the structure. The site takes up the entire block from Church Hill Road to Cathedral Road. Very impressive and I am sure it would also...More

Thank Ontario88
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a beautiful church if you like to walk through them. i was there on a Sunday and had to wait for a service to end before i could walk in. I stayed for matins as it turns out. A military parade to acknowledge...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The Cathedral is a tourist attraction really worth a visit . It offers guided tours and even a tea time in the Summer . The architecture is beautiful both inside and outside . Not to be missed !

1  Thank belleretraite
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Half way up the hill from the port of St John is the Anglican Cathedral. One of the first Anglican Parishes in North America, dating form 1699 work got under way on the building of the first cathedral in 1843 under their first Archbishop. However,...More

Thank Peter3152
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Paulette S
We would like to know the times of Sunday Services and what book is used during the service . The BAS or The BCP .Yes we are Anglican.
14 March 2016|
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Response from honestskipper |
Regular Sunday Services are as follows (year-round). Please consult the Calendar page for schedule deviations. 7:30 am - Morning Prayer (BCP) (except Easter Day) 8:00 am - Holy Eucharist (BCP) 9:15 am - Sung Eucharist... More
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