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Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist

120 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2437
+1 843-724-8395
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A fast look but worth the trip

An amazing church. The stain glass windows were beautiful. The interior was quite a surprise from... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Anne B
Beautiful!

I wasn't able to attend Mass here, but I did stop in for a few minutes of prayer after learning my... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stephanie P
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  • Excellent74%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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120 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2437
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An amazing church. The stain glass windows were beautiful. The interior was quite a surprise from the fairly austere dark brick of the exterior. Worth a look.

1  Thank Anne B
Reviewed 3 days ago

I wasn't able to attend Mass here, but I did stop in for a few minutes of prayer after learning my grandparents were married here back in the '50s. It is a gorgeous church!

Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Arrived early for Sunday Mass and were pleasantly surprised to hear choir practice. The choir was wonderful, but I'm sure the amazing sound was also due to the acoustics of the cathedral itself. This is an absolutely gorgeous Cathedral with unique architecture. After the service,...More

Thank julu74
Reviewed 1 week ago

A classic Gothic cathedral with beautiful stained glass windows throughout. The Baptism of Our Lord window in the sanctuary is a special treat.

Thank RayGCincinnati_OH
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in staying just over the river at the Residence Inn Riverview, and were initially planning to go to mass closer to the hotel until we saw St. John's Cathedral listed as a site on TripAdvisor while researching other sites to see around Charleston....More

Thank family1991
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were biking by and curious to see the inside of the church. Was very impressive. Vaulted ceilings and impressive stain glass windows.

Thank Gene R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not attend a mass here but did walk through it and it was breathtaking. Learning about the steeple was an added but of history that was interesting as well.

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful Stain Glass and quiet, great place for quite contemplation during a walk around the down town area.

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to visit this Cathedral on our recent visit to Charleston. It was not on a walking tour we made but it was well worth the walk to see this beautiful church. Very peaceful and serene. The stained glass windows are individual masterpieces.

Thank lamarbradley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The stained glass windows in the Cathedral are beautiful and worth seeing. They tell the stories in the life of Jesus and cause one to think upon faith. Very awe inspiring!

1  Thank pmaranda
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