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Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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A stunning cathedral

We attended the 11 am Sunday service. The building is magnificent but cold as we had expected... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Barbara A
Lovely Experience!

Received an almost personal tour around this building very rich in the history of St. John's! The... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Toronto, Canada
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A beautiful stone church built in 1847.
16 Church Hill, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 3Z9, Canada
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

We attended the 11 am Sunday service. The building is magnificent but cold as we had expected , wear a sweater. The greeters were friendly as were the parishioners who stayed for the coffee hour following the service. There is a choir to lead the...More

Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Received an almost personal tour around this building very rich in the history of St. John's! The reverend was very personable, knowledgeable and was enthusiastic to show everything! You must see this for the museum they keep of artifacts from before the 1892 fire!

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Reviewed 5 August 2018

Friendly and knowledgeable guide for a free tour. The organ and stained glass windows are impressive.

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Reviewed 4 August 2018

My friend and I were sight seeing in St. John’s when we came upon the Cathedral. Upon entering we met a lovely lady called Janet, a volunteer that works as a guide there. She shared the history of the church with us, telling us how...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

The Cathedral was stunning. Everything from the Neogothic cruciform architecture to tea in the crypt. Truly an amazing experience.

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Reviewed 21 July 2018

We were so fortunate that the priest was there and was happy to give us a personal tour. This place is STEEPED with history and you either should purchase the guidebook or get him to talk about the building. AMAZING stories of the stained glass,...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Not to be confused with the Basilica with the same name right up the hill! Beautiful exterior with a simpler interior.

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Reviewed 15 July 2018

We were walking through the old town of St. John’s and came across the cathedral. We were warmly welcomed to come inside and see the church. It is a very impressive interior.

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Reviewed 12 July 2018

The Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is rich and rife with religious, social, political and economic history. Built in the Gothic Revivalist style, construction of the current stone church began in 1847 and finished in 1850. The church was designated a National Historic...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

we enjoy checking out churches, especially historic churches. We were not able to get in this church due to a funeral in progress. but we waited and finally got a great tour by volunteer members of the church. Even a tune played on the huge...More

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16 June 2018|
Response from Enrique R | Reviewed this property |
To be honest, I have no idea, I got inside by myself :D
Paulette S
14 March 2016|
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