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Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

222 E Harris St, Savannah, GA 31401-4616
+1 912-233-4709
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The oldest Roman Catholic church in Georgia.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“stained glass” (690 reviews)
“pipe organ” (210 reviews)
“nativity scene” (91 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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222 E Harris St, Savannah, GA 31401-4616
Downtown
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+1 912-233-4709
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"stained glass"
in 690 reviews
"pipe organ"
in 210 reviews
"nativity scene"
in 91 reviews
"light a candle"
in 88 reviews
"attend mass"
in 79 reviews
"beautiful inside"
in 78 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 136 reviews
"old church"
in 76 reviews
"open to the public"
in 87 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 92 reviews
"take pictures"
in 113 reviews
"visiting savannah"
in 154 reviews
"historic district"
in 154 reviews
"trolley tour"
in 84 reviews
"catholic"
in 506 reviews
"architecture"
in 803 reviews
"beauty"
in 623 reviews
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Reviewed today via mobile

Just walking into this place was breathtaking! I love old churches like this with the paintings and stained glass windows. A must see

Thank Tash H
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Reviewed yesterday

I was expecting a lot more from the way people said it was a must-see, but since it's free and everything is so easy to walk to in Savannah, it's worth a brief stop. It's a nice church with pretty stained glass windows, but really...More

Thank RYC88
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The church is absolutely breathtaking and you feel so peaceful inside. The stained glass is absolutely stunning. We lit candles and enjoyed the serenity of this church.

Thank lornalynn
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Came in to break up our walk around Savannah. It is beautiful inside and out and a great way to escape the heat. Accepts donations as admission and we found a cute cafe across the street to enjoy afterwards.

Thank kimberly215
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have visited here several times. I actually attended a wedding there 20+ years ago. It is so beautiful, and I do see things that I haven't noticed before. So peaceful.

Thank Dawn M
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was an absolutely stunning building inside and out. Structurely and artisticly, this church is worth visiting. As you walk through the main doors into the main hall, you will be blown away at the detail. Please take the time to stop and experience this...More

Thank Kristina C
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful. I went to Mass for each day that I was in town. Wonderful, solid homilies. I wish they'd keep the light on during the day, as it's a bit dark inside. No matter, the images are so beautiful, and the stained glass windows are...More

1  Thank JCPilgrim
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful church docent was knowlegible and interesting to hear. I would have enjoyed attending Mass but we just missed it

Thank rhonlap
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I had the pleasure of attending a Sunday mass service in this beautiful cathedral. I hadn't been to church in awhile but the cathedral was welcoming and inviting. I would make this a stop for all future trips to Savannah.

Thank nixie2124
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Take a moment to go inside this beautiful church. Photography is allowed so feel free to take pictures. It’s one of the stops on the trolley tour so we took the chance to see it then.

Thank BD73Toronto
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John L
18 March 2018|
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Response from NYCIrish1944 | Reviewed this property |
Based on what I saw, there is no dress code. There was a great mixture of folks attending the mass (5:30 on Sat. night). Some of the did suits, but most had either sweaters or winter jackets. I wore jeans with a sweater and... More
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David D
14 January 2018|
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Response from jmeddick | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. You should check their website.
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JAR1964
1 January 2018|
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Response from faycassi | Reviewed this property |
There was a midnight Mass. Residents of Savannah told us that you have to arrive very early as the number of people are attending and late arrives end up standing outside for the Mass.
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