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Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist

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Address: 120 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2437
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+1 843-724-8395
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This is one of the most beautiful churches I've been to in quite some time. It is similar to something you would see in St. Augustine, FL. If you are a craftsman or enjoy wood... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most beautiful churches I've been to in quite some time. It is similar to something you would see in St. Augustine, FL. If you are a craftsman or enjoy wood work, this is as an absolute stop for you.

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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always love visiting churches when traveling, and St. John's did not disappoint! We we're able to sneak in before mass and we're awed by the stain glass and beautiful architecture.

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newjersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had stopped in here a few times over the years, we visit in the Charleston area and stopped in to enjoy the beautiful architecture. Worthh the visit

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came up this church by accident, but walked in and was amazed at is beauty. It is in the older section of town and well worth some time to visit.

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St. Louis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you love architecture of churches this is a great example of traditional stained glass and arched ceilings. Steps to get into the church. The new steeple on the outside is what drew us there.

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Piscataway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

While i did not get a chance to take a guided tour, I did stop by to visit this lovely gothic -styled Catholic Cathedral in the heart of the City. Light, airy, and some of the most detailed stained glass windows around. Just lovely. Don't miss the beautifully painted Stations of the Cross placed around the walls.

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Waxhaw, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

While traveling around town, friends said we had to stop in and see this. It's not like any regular local church. It is beautiful and peaceful. The Stations of the Cross were wonderfully done.

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Calabash, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

The architecture and craftsmanship of this grand old church is just unbelievable. We were there for Christmas eve mass, the decoration and the music was just heavenly.

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Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We were lucky enough to enter the cathedral and no one else was touring it. It was so beautiful and quiet, very peaceful. The architecture is incredible, and I actually didn't expect it just from looking at the outside. Stunning.

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Columbia, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Such a beautifully architectural church.You can feel the spirit in there. A must to see when in Charleston! Gorgeous stained glass windows.

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