St. Andrew's Kirk, Georgetown

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#3 of 7 in Historic Sites in Guyana
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Visit St. Andrew's Kirk to see the oldest building in Georgetown. Finished in 1818, the white structure remains well preserved, with many elements used during original construction still visible today. The church remains an important part of the area's cultural heritage, having served as the first European place of worship that allows slaves to attend services. To visit St. Andrew's Kirk and get the most from your holiday in Georgetown, create itinerary details personal to you using our Georgetown attractions planning site.
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  • Located almost opposite the parliament this wooden church is not as grand as the St.Georges' Cathedral, but ist has an interesting history. Started as a Dutch Reformist Church it was taken over by... 
    Located almost opposite the parliament this wooden church is not as grand as the St.Georges' Cathedral, but ist has an interesting history. Started as a Dutch Reformist Church it was taken over by...  more »
  • The church has a very rich history tied to the experiences of enslaved people and the church. The colonialists and their role is evident in the church. 
    The church has a very rich history tied to the experiences of enslaved people and the church. The colonialists and their role is evident in the church.  more »
  • This Kirk us a bit different as it's all wooden and it stands out from the local buildings. It looks quite impressive from the outside, inside its relatively plain and simple...what you'd expect from....  more
    This Kirk us a bit different as it's all wooden and it stands out from the local buildings. It looks quite impressive from the outside, inside its relatively plain and simple...what you'd expect from....  more »
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  • Place is nice but dirty
  • Beautiful and ver historic edifice.
  • Located in the heart of the city - the St. Andrews Kirk is regarded as the oldest building in Georgetown, Guyana and it is normally used for religious purposes. The building was started by the Dutch in 1811. If you are visiting Guyana for the very first time this is must visit location.
  • Great church
  • Interesting

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