Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, St. John's

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  • Something you would expect in London UK than in St. John's. The place is majestic. It was feet away from the Guest Hose I was staying in and a caretaker gave me a tour  more »
  • Under some renovation and claims to be open but couldn't find a door that was open ... mid day on a Tuesday. Main front doors very unwelcoming. Would have loved a visit. Too bad. If it was open at som...  more »
  • Beautiful Cathedral in the heart of St. John's, wonderful guides throughout the church. Very beautiful interior, even a great place just to sit and be in peace.  more »
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  • never been to nfld. father was christened in st johns in 1886 have a strong love for your island for good reason. 6 bros/.sis/plus parents born there. I am only us born. thx for post
  • Dropped into the cathedral as I was walking about downtown. Was met by a lovely older lady who was pleased to give me a guided tour. The building is magnificent and the stories she told me were very interesting. If you're there, make sure to look for the "special something" high up in one of the stone pillars along the righthand side (as you face the altar) of the church.
  • Beautiful Gothic cathedral with informative guides. Lots of history in that stone building.
  • Very churchy.
  • "Beautiful church - an ideal place for a wedding" we were allowed to participate in a wedding in this church. The Church is very beautiful and very atmospheric, and are a wonderful backdrop for a wedding. The Buntglässer of the Church are particularly beautiful. All in all definitely worth a visit.
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To appreciate the history and colorful architecture of North America's oldest colonial city, there's no better place to stay than in the city center. This popular neighborhood displays the city's iconic, brightly painted Victorian houses, with a selection of guesthouses and inns clustered around Government House. Staying just west of the city center, near the Memorial University of Newfoundland, works as a pleasant alternative, with the expansive Pippy Park right at your doorstep.
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