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St. Paul's Church

1749 Argyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3K4, Canada
+1 902-429-2240
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Built from timbers brought by sea from Boston in 1749, this historic site was the cathedral of the first Anglican bishop of Nova Scotia.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1749 Argyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3K4, Canada
Downtown Halifax
+1 902-429-2240
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Beautiful church inside and out, very peaceful atmosphere, very friendly caretaker. Right in the centre of Halifax. You can scan a code with your mobile device and then listen to the choir and/or organ. Beautiful organ and stained glass windows. Definitely worth visiting. Free of...More

Thank Xanthippe123
Reviewed 23 May 2017

St. Paul's Church is the very definition of "living history" in the city of Halifax. This quaint little church holds the distinction of being not only the oldest building in Halifax, but also the oldest surviving Anglican Church in North America. As such, its walls...More

Thank PookyCake
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a beautiful church with stunning colored glass windows. There are tour times posted inside the door - which have traditionally been given by women from the vestry. The church has wonderful stories of the people who were buried beneath the church and overall...More

Thank thejudester n
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Worth a visit...lots of history...even one small pew that was roped off for a very important parishoner. Situated right in the middle of Halifax and within walking distance of the water front boardwalk.

Thank worrywart2015
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We made a special stop to visit the Church and were thrilled to learn so much about Halifax and the tragedy of 1917. The gentleman pointed out the relic embedded in the wall from the explosion more than a mile away and the preserved, shattered...More

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This was one of stops and we were greeted by a friendly gentleman who was there to share his knowledge and tell us about this wonderful Church. Glad we made this one of our places to see.

Thank YEG2009
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We really enjoyed this quaint church. Nice views and easy to reach. Nice relaxation garden in front with benches, grass and flowers. Check times for availability.

Thank K B
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We were unable to see inside the church despite being there before 4:00p.m. on Monday afternoon as the front door was locked. As this is supposed to be the oldest church in Halifax it was a bit disappointing.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This simple and lovely church traces back to many stages in the history of Halifax. It has been a center for life in the city for a long time and many of its great and the ordinary citizens have sat in its pews. Don't miss...More

Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Wonderful old church in the heart of Halifax...historic and has shattered glass from the Halifax Explosion....great for history buffs

Thank Barry H
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What time is Sunday Service?
1 April 2016|
Response from ghbj99 | Reviewed this property |
Sunday services are held at 10:00am and alternate between the traditional and contemporary format.