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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. St. George's Cathedral is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Georgetown Edition.
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  • Church very beautiful to behold after a visit by its facilities. Worth the visit and know about her story.
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  • The oldest and largest wooden structure. Very interesting if for nothing else but the historical factor. Not really much to see, interesting.  more »
  • This Anglican (Episcopal) cathedral was undergoing some renovation from outside, but the doors were open to the public. It is a spacious beautiful building where visitors are allowed to walk around an...  more »
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  • Best. In. Guyana
  • Amazing old architecture
  • Beautiful building
  • It's a beautiful building to see you hometown of Georgetown guyana one of the tallest wooden structure in the world
  • This building is truly beautiful