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St. George's is a beautiful church very close to the downtown city bowl area of Cape Town. This is the church of Archbishop Desmond Tutu in recent years and is really beautiful inside and out. Stopping point on many free city walking tours.
This very old Cathederal is set in the Middle of the City of Cape Town, right next to the Gardens and at the top of the main Street, Adderly Street. It has held many an important function in the history of the City. Her Majesty...More
We ended up having an extra day after our tour, and went to visit St. George's. We ended up being their from the end of a service, and enjoyed some beautiful organ music. The stained glass windows are amazing.
Though not necessarily the grandest of cathedrals, it's completely charming in its own way. Plus, it's seen quite of bit of impressive history in its time. And the African Madonna is well worth the visit, too. St. George's is the perfect respite for a few...More
Not much special to report on the building, but when you come to the plaque listing all the bishops and archbishops, you realize that this was Archbishop Desmond Tutu's church. That makes it special. The first black Anglican archbishop, elected during the height of Apartheid.
It's nice to have the honor to enter a building that hosted some of the most compassionate activists that helped South Africa be a better place for everyone and not just for a certain elitist group. Worth a visit. If you are on your own...More
Response from Sarina2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi it is easy when you buy myciti card at the cape town international airport and use myciti to tour and travel;l around cape town region,depending on where you staying there are many catholic church and myciti buses has... More
Hi it is easy when you buy myciti card at the cape town international airport and use myciti to tour and travel;l around cape town region,depending on where you staying there are many catholic church and myciti buses has nearest stops next to this churches.Thanks hope you enjoy your stay in south africa.