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St. George's Cathedral

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5 Wale Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 7360
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The first black archbishop of Cape Town, Desmond Tutu, used this Anglican cathedral as a religious and political seat.
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5 Wale Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 7360
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are interested in the history of Cape Town especially the 'Apatheid years', then a pilgrimage to St George's is a must. This church was the place of many meetings,services,protests and the clergy lead the struggle movement .

Thank Chantyld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our city walking tour we were fortunate enough to go inside St. George's Cathedral, have a docent take us on a tour of the inside which is filled with amazing history. If you are a lover of history and architecture this is a must!!...More

Thank 2fridad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting history, but not much else. There was a lot of construction going on, which we were told is the norm.

Thank joansmrha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked by the cathedral and decided to try to enter. The architecture was very nice, very old. We asked someone if we could enter and were told we could. There were only 2 other people in the cathedral at the time. The interior is...More

1  Thank W5432LLjessicah
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Famous for Desmond Tutu Archbishop of this diocese for eons, now in his last years on this planet, the cathedral is not beautiful, but impressive...and it has good acoustics...used for many public functions...

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This is a must see while visiting Cape Town. The cathedral is breathtaking and it reminds you of a cathedral in Europe. One definitely have to experience the beauty of this remarkable holy place.

Thank Joe J
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Spend a few moments in this quiet sanctuary and you will leave feeling refreshed and inspired. It is a very important place in the history of South Africa

1  Thank Tim R
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We didn't spend a lot of time in the cathedral, visiting for only a few minutes before walking through the Company Gardens. It is beautiful and I would recommend it for a short visit.

Thank Pete G
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This is an amazing church to visit, it so beautiful and has lots of history , its nice to go inside and explore all it offers to the public. Desmond Tutu still has services when he is in town....

1  Thank fredd
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I visited the St George's Cathedral in the hopes of seeing a particular carving which had been mentioned in a historical study, but was unable to locate it. The present verger was unable to provide any information. although a beautiful worship space, I feel that...More

1  Thank Berenice N
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Response from Sarina2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi it is easy when you buy myciti card at the cape town international airport and use myciti to tour and travel;l around cape town region,depending on where you staying there are many catholic church and myciti buses has... More
21 February 2016|
Response from mazoeorange |
When are the Easter services at st Georges cathedral Cape Town ?