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Cathedral of St Michael and St George

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In the heart of the city ... Stunning building and surrounded by other old buildings. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
HeidiPap
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Fabulous acoustics

Went to listen to a choral recital by the Kwantu choir during the Grahamstown festival. Gorgeous... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Wendles542
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Cape Town, South Africa
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This stately cathedral’s prominent tower dominates High Street.
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High and Hill Streets, Grahamstown, South Africa
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+27 46 622 2445
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Reviewed 2 days ago

its worth a while to visit the site, Grahamstown is a small town, so visit this Cathedral s must do.

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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

In the heart of the city ... Stunning building and surrounded by other old buildings. Beautiful church and must do when visiting Grahamstown

Thank HeidiPap
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Went to listen to a choral recital by the Kwantu choir during the Grahamstown festival. Gorgeous stained glass windows and tapestries adorn the church. Lovely sculpture of Reverend Trevor Huddleston, with accompanying info about him and his work against racial prejudice.

Thank Wendles542
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Among several historic buildings and many, many churches in Grahamstown, this one is the centre piece of the town. Didn't get to go inside, but it's an amazing building to see from the outside anyway.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 13 March 2018

A stately cathedral with magnificent stain glass .. this cathedral can been seen from the surrounding hills

Thank CaroW45
Reviewed 16 February 2018

A good place to start any exploration of the city and although not as old as you might think this church offers the visitor an insight to Grahamstown which has seen a lot of history on its streets and surrounding area.

Thank Celtic-Wanderer
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Attended the Eucharist on Sunday 17 September. Was thrilled to see simple Communion Table at the front and not too much traditional pomp. A good worship experience (although sermon was a wee bit too long!)

Thank Giesen1943
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is a charming cathedral in the center of a busy college and market town. It makes an excellent landmark for walks around Grahamstown

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

A church with a history which is second to none. So much character and nostalgia within the building , it makes you feel like you have gone back in time. A must visit for any visitors to Grahamstown.

Thank Joharney
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The beautiful architecture, stained-glass windows and tranquillity is beautiful. Spend a bit of quiet time inside, away from the hustle and bustle of the streets and markets outside.

Thank jhnel
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