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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 3 days ago

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

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
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We visited St. George's Cathedral on a Monday afternoon and it was completely empty. The outside is partially being renovated but the inside is beautiful.

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 8 May 2017

St Georges is magnificent looking church from the outside and it is iconic since Archbishop Desmond Tutu used to be the bishop here It is a must visit place if in downtown. I was there on April 1st and it was open. I walked in...More

Thank Gabr_Docker
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The first time I visited this place it was locked. Apparently it is only open when staff are available to man it. It is a simple church but it is important due to its links with Archbishop Desmond Tutu. His name is inscribed on a...More

Thank Angela075
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We made a point of visiting this place, previously under the care of Archbishop Desmond Tutu. You can make a donation and wander at your leisure (services permitting).

Thank Rachel D
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We popped in here for a brief visit and were impressed. It is an imposing (not so old) building with many lovely stained glass windows. It shocked me to learn that the upkeep of the cathedral is close on R11000 per DAY! Worth a visit...More

Thank georgestof
Reviewed 20 April 2017

St George's Cathedral is a beautiful display of sacred architecture exhibiting the layout of a cross and a magnificent rose window. There is also a beautiful rose labyrinth modeled similarly on the one at Chatres Cathedral, France. A historical and symbolic 'lecture' is also offered...More

1  Thank johnE5295KI
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8 March 2016|
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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 ?