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Address: Columbia, SC
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+1 803-771-7300
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08:30 - 17:00
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Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 08:30 - 17:00
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A cathedral modeled after the York Minster in England.

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Beautiful cemetery & grounds!

We stopped here for a bit to check out a few of the Civil War graves and walk around the grounds a bit. Very well kept up & maintained, easy to walk through (it's not huge), and... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
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Hermitage, Tennessee
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Hermitage, Tennessee
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We stopped here for a bit to check out a few of the Civil War graves and walk around the grounds a bit. Very well kept up & maintained, easy to walk through (it's not huge), and they offer helpful maps to find anyone of note you may be searching for. Definitely check this place out to learn of its... More 

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57 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I walked around this area at sunset and it was gorgeous. I couldn't read most of the headstones so bring a flashlight if you'll be there later. The church is stunning and the stained glass is quite amazing.

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Thank akjelliebean
Columbia, South Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Almost fifty years ago, I visited "Trinity Church" (before it was a cathedral), sitting in the back balcony with my family and grandfather. I remember thinking, and believing that the ceiling of that gorgeous building was chocolate. Since that day, it has been where my heartstrings are. The church is even more beautiful today than before. The history of the... More 

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Thank Mike1727
Columbus, Ohio
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91 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We planned to visit Trinity Episcopal Cathedral on Saturday,October 15th for their Trinity Bazaar. It is held every year from 10:00 -2:00 PM. It is so well planned and takes place on several floors on the church. We spent a lot of time in the gym where the books and treasures were sold. Earlier there had been beautiful furniture, lamps,... More 

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Thank TWEETYCCC
Columbia, South Carolina
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I didn't get a chance to enter the building, but toured the attached cemetery. Being well versed in SC history, I found the experience sublime and humbling. Many favorite sons and daughters of SC are buried here. Although, a long read, I would recommend Mary Boykin Chestnut's Civil War Diary, as edited by C Vann Woodward to appreciate some of... More 

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Thank Mike H
DeKalb, IL
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43 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

General Wade Hampton and his family are kind of a big deal here in Columbia. Being a Hampton, and thinking somewhere along the line we may be related, I wanted to go see their final resting spots. So I visited the cemetery next to Trinity Episcopal Church. It was beautiful, eerie and depressing. Some of these bodies have been here... More 

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Thank MajkMan
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32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

When we drove through Columbia city, this beautiful church drew our attention and we decided to pull over and visit. The main chamber is magnificent and a gentleman introduced the history to us. The yard is nice, good for party and ceremony.

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1 Thank Clay C
Columbia, South Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Our Christmas Eve tradition! Also our grandson pre-school. Beautiful to look at as well as very friendly people!

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Thank Dorisaugust15
huntsville, United States
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

They were preparing for a wedding when we arrived. We didn't realize you can only tour till 2pm. But on of the ladies gave us a quick walk through anyway. It is a pretty church, pretty stained glass windows.

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Thank Linda P
Columbia, South Carolina
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188 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Visited here recently for an evening wedding. Had visited once before and again, such a beautiful church. It is a "pinkish" color on the exterior. Interior stained glass large windows, closed pew rows that are seldom seen today and historic, beautiful ceiling treatments which are amazing. Even the connected auditorium had wonderful wooden corbels and beams in ceiling areas. Occupies... More 

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