St. George's Cathedral, Georgetown

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Admire St. George's Cathedral, the main cathedral in the capital city and one of the tallest wooden buildings in the world. The Anglican church, built 1892, is now the seat of the bishop of Guyana and a national landmark. Admire the imposing 43 m (143 ft) Gothic-style structure, designed by English architect Sir Arthur Blomfield. Built from native Greenheart wood, durable and insect-resistant, the historic white structure is an emblem of the city. Wander the decorated interior, filled with intricate stained glass, historic relics, and a large chandelier gifted by Queen Victoria. Take the guesswork out of planning a Georgetown vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Had to check out the most beautiful church in Georgetown . It has a reputation for being one of the tallest wooden churches in the world . Absolutely worth a stop in  more »
  • Easy to find. Was getting painted when we were there, so couldn't really appreciate it to its full potential  more »
  • Listed as the largest wooden building in the world. Currently you can only peek into it in few places as they are doing a lot of construction. No services were going on when we were there, just constr...  more »
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  • Its beautiful on the outside and the inside is over 50 years old and still looks cool
  • If you are visiting Guyana for the first time. This Cathedral should you be added to your bucket list. The St. George's Cathedral was built out of wood and at one time held the title for the world's tallest wooden building. The outside is beautiful and if you go in you will see the magnificence and splendor.
  • If Jesus Christ the anti man or any of them God was real all of them guy on knees would be slave in poverty....rofl. Guyanese diseases worship.
  • Lovely old wooden church, a bit run down. However a must see if you visit Georgetown.
  • Tallest wooden building in the world appears in poor condition, need repairs and painting
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