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Very scenic exterior and amazing interior

This is one of the most impressive old churches we saw on our recent trip - definitely worth a stop... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
odan
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toronto
A beautiful church, but...

When visiting this church as part of a tour group, i opened the door when I heard someone rattling... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NLfoodie
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Corner Brook, Canada
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81 Cumberland Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most impressive old churches we saw on our recent trip - definitely worth a stop to visit.

Thank odan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When visiting this church as part of a tour group, i opened the door when I heard someone rattling the latch. The gentleman standing outside asked sternly, “Who are you?” When I explained I was part of a tour group there was no welcome, no...More

Thank NLfoodie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is worth spending a 1/2 hour touring this well-kept church, seeing the into crypt of the older churches with coffins below.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another place to take all house-guests! The history of this church, and the detailed restoration after the fire make this one of Lunenburg's must-see sites

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church is the second oldest Anglican church in North America. In 2002 it almost burned to the ground on Halloween. Luckily enough was saved that it could be rebuilt with some of the same stained glass windows and decorative of the original. Today the...More

Thank Careermanzz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate enough to be able to tour the inside of the Church and our guide gave us the church's history. Really beautiful and worth stopping.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While we visited, an organist was playing "We Gather Together to Ask the Lord's Blessings." The lovely sound permeated the church as we studied the constellations of stars depicted as they would have been seen by sailors hundreds of years ago. A historian told us...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was included on the walking tour and a really moving story about the people who were committed to rebuild after the fire. We also got to see and hear them playing the bells.

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Lucky to have a tour guide who was a member and got to go inside. Had a lady come in to play the 115 yr. old pipe organ.

Thank Roy P
Reviewed 26 August 2018

St. John's is our favorite venue during the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival. The expert craftsmanship of the Lunenburg builders shines here. The church suffered a huge fire in 2001 and has been meticulously restored. The interior is constructed of rich, dark carved wood. The ceiling...More

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